Girls’ Cross Country Races to Victory Over Madeira

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Addie Geitner ’21, Anna Deavers ’21, and Jade Matthias ’22 swept the top three places to lead Mercersburg’s girls’ cross country team to victory over Madeira in a head-to-head M Cup meet September 21 in Mercersburg.

The Blue Storm took seven of the first eight places to collect a 17-46 win. Geitner (21:39), Deavers (23:57), and Matthias (24:10) all placed ahead of the first Madeira finisher, Kendall Deagle (24:24). A quartet of Mercersburg runners came next: Elsa Yelk ’21 (24:48, season personal record/PR), Grace Lewis ’20 (25:05), Elizabeth Flaherty ’21 (25:22), and Maddie Schemerhorn ’22 (25:32, season PR).

Clara Getty ’21 (25:53) posted a lifetime PR for the third straight weekend, and Lois Hargrove ’21 (25:55) also recorded a season PR.

Mercersburg now prepares for the Carlisle Invitational Saturday, September 28 (9:15 a.m.), in Carlisle, Pa.