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Hawken’s Ella Gilson, Kenston boys win at Boardman Spartan Invitational

Published in The News-Herald
August 20, 2020
Nate Barnes
Kenston’s pack running was on full display at the Boardman Spartan Invitational Sept. 19, where Hawken’s Ella Gilson picked up a victory on the course where she is the two-time defending regional champion.

The Bombers placed first in the Division I boys race with 127 points, with all five of their scoring runners finishing within the top 40. Garrett McConnell led the pack in 16 minutes, 34 seconds, as a 35-second spread separated him and Kenston’s fifth man, Braden Hunt.

Uniontown Lake’s Nathan Moore won the boys race in 15 minutes, 48 seconds.

Mentor’s boys team put together a strong effort to place fourth. Joshua Risko finished 26th in 16 minutes, 54 seconds to lead the Cardinals. A 22-second spread separated Mentor’s first and fifth man.

Kenston’s girls team finished behind first-place Shaker Heights by one point, 86-87, in the girls team standings. Cece Paglia led the Bombers in seventh in 19 minutes, 31 seconds.

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