The best cross country runners the state has to offer at the high school level participated in the DIAA cross country championships Saturday afternoon at Killens Pond State Park.
Salesianum was the overall winner for the boys, while Padua took the girls crown.
The Caesar Rodney Riders had a nice showing at the annual championship race, as the girls placed third while the boys took home fourth.
Rebekah Mills continued her fantastic season placing second behind winner Emily Paolucci of Padua. For Mills it caps off a successful two weeks that saw her take home first place in both the Kent County and Henlopen Conference championships.
Sam Phillips of CR placed sixth with a time of 16:18.84 to lead the way for the Riders.
1. Patrick Hally - Salesianum - 15:41.46
2. Kieran Tuntivate - Charter School of Wilmington - 16:06.29
3. Kevin Murray - Charter School of Wilmington - 16:11.83
4. Jared Wilson - Newark - 16:11.83
5. Austin MacElrevey - Cape Henlopen - 16:17.95
6. Sam Phillips - Caesar Rodney - 16:18.84
7. Christopher Kitson - Newark - 16:37.44
8. Thomas Higley - Salesianum - 16:32.73
9. Darian Sorouri - Charter School of Wilmington - 16:35.01
10. Andrew Milham - Newark - 16:37.44
1. Emily Paolucci - Padua - 18:43.77
2. Rebekah Mills - Caesar Rodney - 19:03.84
3. Analise Kaminski - St. Mark's - 19:04.63
4. Karlee Panella - Padua - 19:17.53
5. Angie Spadaccini - Padua - 19:24.83
6. Katie Macturk - Concord - 19:27.12
7. Erin Spadaccini - Padua - 19:29.29
8. Tori Vickers - Smyrna - 19.30.73
9. Asthon Dunkley - Middletown - 19:34.18
10. Emma Barnes - Charter School of Wilmington - 19:36.70