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N-O runners compete in state X-C meet

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 November 2015 at 12:00 am

Six Niagara-Orleans League runners competed in the state cross-country championships this afternoon at Monroe-Woodbury High School.

Newfane freshman Nina Burkard was the N-O League’s top finisher placing 20th in the girls Class C race to earn All-State honors.

Burkard’s two Newfane teammates, freshman Kim Goerss and 8th grader Vanessa Burkhart, placed 29th and 49th respectively.

In the boys’ Class C race, Newfane sophomore Samuel Auerhamer placed 36th and Roy-Hart senior Avery Green 48th.

In the boys Class D race, Barker junior Jake Arnold placed 34th.