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LHS Runners Earn Berths at Nike Nationals
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Seven members of the Liverpool High School girls varsity cross country team have been selected to participate in the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) to be held Saturday, December 2, in Portland, Oregon.
Selected to travel to Oregon were junior Windsor Ardner, sophomore Isabella Brancato, freshman Sydney Carlson, senior Natalie Kurz, junior Madison Neuner, sophomore Rosie Petrella and sophomore Jenna Schulz.
The students qualified after competing during the Nike Cross New York Regional this past weekend, where the team placed second. Individually Schulz placed seventh and Neuner placed ninth. This is the first time a girls’ team from Liverpool will compete at the Nike XC Nationals.
In all, 22 7-person club teams from across the country will compete during the Nike Cross Nationals, which will be broadcast live on the event’s Web site (http://nxn.runnerspace.com/). The girls’ championship race begins at approximately 2:35 p.m. EST.