Bellows Falls Union High School recently hosted their annual Russ Pickering Invitational cross country meet on a sunny Friday afternoon in Westminster. The race featured both high school and middler school athletes.
The BF middle school runners had a terrific showing, with eighth grader Tim Jones taking first place overall, covering the 2700m course in 10:17.
Other Bellows Falls finishers included Ian McKeen (26th place) 10:54, Willie Moore (59th) 11:52, Jonah Bolotin (63rd) 11:55, Caleb Newton (68th) 11:58 and Will Scarlett (99th) 12:37.
On the girls' side, BF also had a great showing in which the Lady Terriers finished in the top three.
Sarah Wells finished first (11:10), Anna Clark second (11:10) and Emily Dufault in third at 11:16. Lucy Lawlor finished seventh (12:34) and rounding out the scoring was Tianna Schilinger in 18th at 15:45.
Clockwise from immediate right, BF middle schooler Tim Jones leads the pack, the Riverside MS girls run in a pack, while the BF middle school team gets ready to run.