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Brighton Girls Cross-Country Wins Section V Championship

Brighton girls XC

The Brighton girls cross-country team won a Section V Class A Championship on Nov. 2 at Midlakes High School. Brighton finished with a score of 86 to top Canandaigua (116). It’s Brighton’s first sectional championship in the sport since 1984.

Sophomore Eilee Ossont finished second in the race with a time of 19:12.4, junior Maddie Pearson finished 12th (20:18.5), junior Zofia Stefankovic finished 20th (20:40.3), freshman Cate Anzellotti finished 21st (20:43.5), sophomore Olivia Burkhart finished 31st (20:55.6), sophomore Georgia Ross finished 52nd (21:45.6), and senior Bizzy Merz finished 74th (22:40.2). Brighton is coached by Brian Matthews, Shannon Times, and Mike Bradley.

Brighton will represent Section V at the New York State Championships at SUNY Plattsburgh on Nov. 16.

Congratulations, Brighton cross-country!