The Porter's cross country team traveled to Choate on Saturday to race in the NEPSTA Championships. Although the team placed last out of 13 teams, the all the runners each had an excellent race. Many of the runners achieved their personal best times or close to their personal best times despite the cold weather and the challenging course. Alexandra Poole '20 placed 13th overall with a personal best time of 20:17. Because she was in the top 20, she is invited to the NEPSTA All-Star Cross Country Meet at St. Mark's School next Saturday, November 18. This is an incredible achievement and we are all so proud of her! It has been a true honor to work with every single one of the runners on the Porter's cross country team this year, and Saturday's race was a fine way to end the season!
The Porter's cross country team ran in the Founder's League Championship at Hotchkiss on Saturday. The runners all had an excellent race with many of them achieving their personal best for the season. Alexandra Poole '20 placed 3rd overall in the race and the team placed 6th out of 9 teams.
Porter's cross country went back to Williston Northampton on Saturday to race in the Shaler Invitational. The team placed 7th out of 11 teams. The team ran quite well and many of the runners achieved their personal best time for the season. Alexandra Poole '20 had another great race and placed 5th overall!
On Wednesday, November 15, Porter's varsity soccer hosted last year's New England Class B Champions Pingree School in the NEPSAC Quarterfinals. This marked the second year in a row Porter's made the postseason tournament.