FORT COVINGTON - The Franklin Academy boys and Canton Central girls set the tone for more cross country success this fall with impressive performances at the NAC Meet staged at Salmon River Central on Tuesday.
In the boys meet, Connor Gordon led a 1-2-3 finish with a time of 17:08.3 as the Huskies posted 16 points. Gouverneur placed a distant second with 82 points followed by Norwood-Norfolk with 95. Potsdam ran sixth with 131 points while the host Shamrocks rounded out the eight-team field with 230 points.
Kyle Fulk anchored the N-N scoring by placing 12th in 18:40.6. Also contributing to the Flyer cause were; Devon Grant (18, 19:29.4), Adam Saucier (19, 19:32, Connor Levison (33, 20:45.3) and Gage Orologio (38, 21:05.8).
Ethan Vinson finished fourth overall in 17:20.4 to lead Potsdam. Rounding out the top five for the Sandstoners were; James Merrill (29, 20:25.5), Ben Miller (31, 20:35.9), Keith Bolt (58, 23:15.6) and Chatham Borsh (59, 23:24.1).
Salmon Rivers top five were; Jayson Cook (55, 22:58.9), Matthew Morrow (61, 23:29.5), Dawson David (65, 24:05.6) and Brandon Bryington (74, 24:37.3).
Laura Pierce was the overall leader in the girls meet with her time of 19:52.9 as Canton produced the top four finishers and five of the top six en route to claiming team honors with 16 points. FA was second with 63 followed by Norwood-Norfolk with 81 while Potsdam competed with an incompleted team.
Kaycie Saucier was fifth overall in 20:45.6 to lead N-N. Leah Livernois was 11th in 22:10 followed by Jessica Fulk (21, 23:55.5), Natasha Dominique (23, 24:25.5) and Abby Tessier (41, 29:19.6).
Madi Dow paced Potsdam, finishing seventh in 20:58.1. Also running for the Lady Sandstoners were; Marie Amell (14, 22:31.6), Tiffany Love (20, 23:41.2) and Katie Pierce (30, 25:50.7).