Mustang runners dash at Foot Locker regional

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LRHS runners at Foot Locker regional
Foot locker runners (l to r) – Emma Paliotta, Mason Ingallinera, Aurora Melzer, and Jami Melzer.

Anna Stock – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Last weekend, LRHS cross country runners Mason Ingallinera, Emma Paliotta, Aurora Melzar, and Connor Chapman competed at the Footlocker South Regional meet in North Carolina.

The meet took place on Saturday, Nov. 30 and included four separate races – Championship of Girls/Boys, Junior and Seniors Girls/Boys, Freshman and Sophomores Girls/Boys, and 14 Years Old and Under.

Seniors Ingallinera and Chapman, as well as junior Paliotta competed in the Junior/Senior races. Melzar competed in the Freshman/Sophomore Girls’ race.

Ingallinera placed seventh in the Senior Girls’ category with a time of 19:36, Chapman placed 104th for Senior Boys with a time of 17:46, and Paliotta placed 29th in the Juniors’ category with a time of 20:24. Melzar placed 11th in the Girls’ Freshman/Sophomore race with 19:35.

“It was definitely a bittersweet moment” said Ingallinera, “It was sad to finish my last cross country meet but I’m excited for the next chapter in my life in racing collegiately.”

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