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- ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50
- Library explores the FAQs around ‘Exploring Human Origins’ exhibit
- Eight-year-old boy creates Monkees video, gets nod from Micky Dolenz
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- Pretzel Fest: twisted fun for everyone
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Cocalico girls split three-team meet
The talented Cocalico girls cross country team split a three-team meet Tuesday afternoon in the season opener at home.
The CHS girls defeated Hempfield, 24-31, but suffered a tight 25-31 loss to Cedar Crest.
Individually, Leah Wallace led a group of three CHS runners who finished in the top 10. Wallace placed third overall with a time of 21:07, trailing only winner Natalie Connell of Hempfield (20:03) and runner-up Haleigh Echard (20:44) of Cedar Crest.
In addition to Wallace, Avery Longstaff (21:38) and Amanda Drexel (21:41) also were top 10 performers, placing fifth and sixth, respectively.
Rounding out the top five finishers for the Lady Eagles were Kari Longstaff (22:22), who placed 12th, and Megan Caiazzo (22:43), who finished 14th.
In boys’ action, Cocalico went 0-2 in the first meet of the year, losing to both Cedar Crest (21-43) and Hempfield (15-49).
Individually, Ryan Conner was the lone Eagle in the top 10 as he finished seventh with a time of 17:26. Dominic Rey (17:31) was 11th for Cocalico while Josh Lorah (18:45) was 23rd and Austin Aletriz (19:26) was 29th.
Cocalico will be in action again next Tuesday afternoon at Conestoga Valley in a four-team meet that also includes Elco and Lampeter-Strasburg.
Ephrata was also scheduled to host a five-team meet Tuesday afternoon with Manheim Township, Garden Spot, Lampeter-Strasburg and Northern Lebanon. Results of that meet were not available by presstime.