Sault Stryders
Running Club

Reader, Davie, capture gold at NOSSA
Reported November 2, 2009 by The Sault Star
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Annie Reader from St. Basil Secondary was first among junior girls Friday at the Northern Ontario Secondary Schools Association Cross-Country Championships in North Bay.

Reader topped the field in the 4,000-metre race with a time of 20:17.

Second was another local, Korah's Mariah Krancevich.

Frances Mallinger of Sir James Dunn was fourth and Rachel MacLennan of St. Mary's was fifth.

Twenty-two locals had top-10 finishes Friday.

In the junior boys 6,400- metre event, Brett Davie of Sir James Dunn was first, Alex Hugli of Sir James Dunn was second, Daniel Turco of St. Mary's was fourth and Dylan Jollineau of St. Mary's was sixth.

In the senior boys 7,400- metre event, Jack Carlyle of Korah was fifth, Tyler Davie of Sir James Dunn seventh, Mackie Edwards of Korah eighth and Stephen Erickson of Korah ninth.

In the senior girls 5,200-metre event, Julien Flynn of St. Basil was fourth, Lynnea Lobert of Sir James Dunn fifth, Carly Wetzl of Sir James Dunn sixth, Kylie Denardo of Sir James Dunn eighth, Elyse McCarthy of Korah ninth and Rachel Dick of Sir James Dunn 10th.

In the midget boys 5,200- metre race, Nick Burns of Korah was fifth.

In the midget girls 3,350- metre event, Marissa Lobert of Sir James Dunn was third, Amelia Marrato of Sir James Dunn was fifth and Allison Holley of White Pines was sixth.

Korah won the aggregate team championship, with the most points in the boys category and tying Sir James Dunn to lead the girls points standings.