Trojans News · DA Cross Country Boys secure section win over PT, Girls set records and personal bests in close loss to PT


The Derry Area Boys Cross Country team secured its first section win of the season over Penn Trafford 21-36, while falling to Norwin 49-15. The boys were paced by sophomore Charlie Banks in his first cross country race ever, running 18:38. The following boys also competed, all setting season bests: Jake Watson 20:19, Blake Cecchini 20:23, Morgan Sobota 21:16, Tristan Seger 22:20, Jacob Short 22:32.

The girls team lost in a close one to Penn Trafford 31-24 and to Norwin 50-15. The girls were paced by Junior Emma Huber in a huge lifetime best of 23:50. Also competing, all setting season bests were Leah Perry 25:12, Emilee Steffey 25:19, Nicole Enos 25:19, Tessa Hayes set a freshman record in 26:31, Taylor Myers 30:00, Abbey Bolen 38:44.