Saline was 14th in the Spartan Elite girls cross country 5K. Saline finished with 427 points. Northville won with 204 points.
Kayla Fortino was the fastest Hornet, placing 51st in a personal-best 19:39. Senior Regan Barsch was second in 19:57. Freshman Ella Woehlke was 106th in 20:34. Junior Rebecca Cantrell ran a personal best 20:40 to place 117th. Right behind her were junior Juliana Romero (119th, 20:41) and Alexa Stern (120th, 20:41.
Sophomore Emma Cummings won the junior varsity race in 20:24 as the Hornets placed fourth. Katelyn Szafranski (22md, 21:27), Katherine Clark (26th, 21:31), Nicole Dillman (27th, 21:31) and Taylor Vaughan (50th, 22:04) also finished in the scoring.
Saline also ran in the middle school events. The girls finished 12th in the bronze elite with 290 points.
Claire Endres (17th, 12:37) was the fastest Hornet. Madison Stern, Melissa Phelps, Lydia Alig, Amanda Lin and Kylie Evenson also ran.
In the middle school open race Saline finished fourth. MaKenna Lupi (6th, 14:36) was the fastest Hornet. Sophie Woehlke, Zhanna Carlson, Kathryn Rummel and Tess Carichner rounded out the Saline top 5.
The Ann Arbor Running Company 3 Stars:
- Kayla Fortino – The sophomore built on a strong run at the SEC Jamobree and set a personal best.
- Regan Barsch – Like Aidan Carichner on the boys’ team, Barsch keeps turning in solid races for the Hornets.
- Ella Woehlke – The freshman turned in a solid race at a huge meet with a state-championship type field.