The Notre Dame Cross Country Team opened up its 2013 season at the 4th annual Dash-in-the-Dark 2 mile relay at Oakfield High School. The race consists of a 3 person relay, with each leg completing 2 laps of a one mile course....under the lights!!!!!
The girls relay of Laurie Call, Emily McCracken, and Anna Warner finished 3rd among the small schools. Laurie Call had the 2nd fastest time among the 16 competing small schools and ove 60 runners, running 12:29.40 and Anna Warner was the 5th fastest running 12:49.18. Emily ran 13:58.42. The 'B' relay of Shelby McGinnis (14:27.26), Emily Sherman (15:43.59) and Serena Strollo-DiCenso(15:14.15) finished in 12th. Abby Bleier (14:56.34) and Rose Flumerfeldt (16:12.73) also represented the Irish.
The boys team split up to have a little inter-team competition, with the relay squad of Ryan Fuller (12:12.95), Dennis Bleier (12:44.22), and Bryan Moscicki (14:02.83) taking 12th place among the small school and the relay of Jusitn Carlson (12:17.17), Dylan Fix (12:36.85), and Caleb Nellis (16:10.98) finishing 22nd. Ryan Shormann also completed his first XC race covering the 2 mile in 16:30.
The Irish open up their regular season Tuesday at Genesee County Park Course 2 at Area A off Raymond Road.