Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake won the New York State Federation Cross Country Championships team competition Saturday, finishing with a score of 80.
Aidan Gillooley was the Spartans’ highest-placed individual finisher, coming in third in 15:59.1. Tyler Berg posted an identical time to his teammate Gillooley, placing fourth. Evan Brennan also secured a top-20 for the Spartans, finishing 13th (16:30.7).
Bethlehem captured fifth in the team competition, paced by Jack Huber (16:32.7), who got 20th individually. Cameron Davis (16:38.0) finished 26th for the Eagles, while Riley Grossman (16:47.2) finished 36th.
Noah Tindale of Guilderland came in 23rd in the individual competition, finishing the three-mile course in 16:35.8. Francisco Beltran (16:40.4) of Schalmont placed 27th. Schenectady’s Maazin Ahmed (41st), Burnt Hills’, Michael Messere (43rd), Bethlehem’s Matt Cavaliere (48th) and Ballston Spa’s Tim Dwyer (49th) all finished earned top-50 finishes.
Teams: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 80, Xavier 105, Fairport 134, Northport 135, Bethlehem 192, Arlington 240, Baldwinsville 245, Saint Anthony’s 284, Itacha 193, Monroe-Woodbury 304. Individuals: Mason Gatewood (S), 15:52.4; Silas Derfel (I), 15:57.4; Aidan Gillooley (BH) 15:59.1. Local Finishers: 3, Aidan Gillooley (BH), 15:59.1; 4, Tyler Berg (BH), 15:59.1; 13, Evan Brennan (BH), 16:30.7; 20, Jack Huber (Be), 16:32.7; 23, Noah Tindale (Guilderland), 16:35.8; 26, Cameron Davis (Be), 16:38.0; 27, Francisco Beltran (Schalmont), 16:40.4; 36, Riley Grossman (Be), 16:47.2; 41, Maazin Ahmed (Schenectady), 16:51.3; 43, Michael Messere (BH), 16:54.8.