Nine Straight WPIAL Titles For the NA Boys, Lady Tigers Take Third Place

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The North Allegheny Boys Cross Country Team earned an astonishing ninth straight WPIAL Championships on Thursday afternoon at Cooper’s Lake. Not to be outdone, the Lady Tigers took bronze with a third place finish at the WPIAL Championships. 

With three finishers in the top five and four in the top 10, the North Allegheny Boys ran away from the competition with a team score of 38.  Second place Fox Chapel finished a distant 76 points behind the Tigers.  Claiming individual bronze was junior Matt McGoey with a time of 16:25.  Seamus Love and Cordon Louco took fourth and fifth place with each finishing with a time 16:29. Junior Scott Seel grabbed seventh place with a time of 16:33.

The Lady Tigers were paced by sophomore Madeleine Davison’s fifth place showing, crossing the finish line in 19:06.  Seniors Katie Guarnaccia and Caroline Cwalina took 22nd and 24th place with times of 20:06 and 20:11, respectively.

Both of NA’s Cross Country Teams qualify for the PIAA Championships on Saturday, November 2.  Additional times from NA’s runners are listed below.

MEET SUMMARY - BOYS  
PLACETEAMSCORE
1NORTH ALLEGHENY38
2Fox Chapel114
3Mt. Lebanon132
4Canon-McMillan204
5Seneca Valley215
MEET SUMMARY - GIRLS  
PLACETEAMSCORE
1Mt. Lebanon80
2Seneca Valley84
3NORTH ALLEGHENY124
4Kiski Area170
5North Hills207
INDIVIDUAL RESULTS  
NA BOYS
3Matt McGoey16:25
4Seamus Love16:29
5Cordon Louco16:29
7Scott Seel16:33
19Hunter Wharrey16:50
21Michael Becich16:54
24Nicholas McClure16:58
NA GIRLS
5Madeleine Davison19:06
22Katie Guarnaccia20:06
24Caroline Cwalina20:11
32Caroline Bojarski20:25
41Erin Keelan20:46
43Madissen Steiner20:49
61Veronica Bella21:25