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Cross Country Team Competes in North Carolina

Members of the Massapequa High School – Main Campus Varsity Girls Cross Country Team, under the coaching skills of Mike Lisa, had the opportunity to expand their horizons and make Massapequa famous down south when they participated in the Great American Cross Country Festival. The competition featured some of the finest teams from across the United States. The Lady Chiefs left a lasting impression at the festival, finishing fifth overall in the Girls Seeded Invitational Race. Senior Emily Marchini won the race with a time of 18:36, the fastest time of any Massapequa Cross Country athlete in two decades. Team members who attended the trip (pictured) are Nicole Boylan, Amanda Schmidt, Tatum Heath, Caitlyn Krug, Courtney McMillan, Julianne Licari, Emily Marchini, Melinda Reid, Lisa Knoph, Shannon McBrien, Whitney Smith, Kerry Ryan and Kelly Burke. Photo provided by Syntax Communication