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Norsemen run to title

Bob St. John Sports Editor

Photo courtesy of Diane Montgomery North's Will Hofmann, left, was instrumental in helping the team win a regular season title with one of his best runs, and right behind him are teammates Calvin Riley and Kuvin Satyadev.
October 12, 2017
For the first time since 2005, the Grosse Pointe North boys’ cross-country team can boast being division champions.

Last week, head coach Diane Montgomery and her Norsemen won the second Macomb Area Conference Red Division jamboree meet with a 7-0 record. In the two jamborees, the Norsemen are 13-1.

“We are still not back to full strength as a team and we were without Garrett Schreck once again, so it was good to get the 7-0 win,” Montgomery said.

Senior Mike Ciaravino won the meet with a time of 16:20 and he had plenty of help from juniors William Hofmann, Kuvin Satyadev and Ben Seagram, as well as senior Calvin Riley.

Hofmann was third with a time of 16:39 and Riley placed sixth at 17:14. Satyadev finished in the top 10, taking ninth with a time of 17:24 and Seagram was 20th with a time of 18:26.

The girls had a strong showing at the meet, finishing third at 5-2 and finishing 9-5 in the two meets.

Head coach Scott Cooper’s team was led by junior Sarah Michalik, who placed sixth with a time of 20:46.

Senior Kate Wozniak was 19th with a time of 22:02 and she was followed by freshmen Annaliese Thomas and Anna Lisa Lynch, who finished 20th and 22nd with times of 22:12 and 22:18.

Senior Jenna Miller was 27th with a time of 22:32 to help the Norsemen finish in the upper half of the division.

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