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Trinity School Girls Place 2nd at States

trinitycrosscountryTrinity School at Meadow View’s varsity girls were State Runners-up and varsity boys placed 10th in the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) state cross country championships held Nov. 12 in Woodberry Forest, Va. Forty-one schools were represented in the Division II contest.

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THE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM of Falls Church’s Trinity School at Meadow View was state runner-up in the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association state championship. From left to right: Audrey Cheek, Kristi Niklason, Mary Piescik, Barbara Brophy, Emily Kelly, Molly Earner, Misha Rowe, Lydia Eng, Mollie Clement, Erica Wood. (photo: Emily Kelly)

Trinity School at Meadow View’s varsity girls were State Runners-up and varsity boys placed 10th in the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) state cross country championships held Nov. 12 in Woodberry Forest, Va. Forty-one schools were represented in the Division II contest.

More than 160 girls from around the state competed in the meet. TSMV’s Emily Kelly came in 7th with a time of 21:12 and Mary Piescik came in 14th with a 21:25 time. Both girls were awarded All-State honors. Molly Earner, Kristi Niklason, and Misha Rowe were the other varsity girls team members whose times helped achieve the Tempest win with a combined score of 108.

TSMV varsity boys came in 10th place with a 304 score, competing against more than 225 other athletes. The top five boys bringing home this achievement for the Tempest were Stephen Rowe, Preston Bentley, Michael Runyon, Beau Lovdahl, and Jonathan Slye.

Of the 20 runners on the TSMV boys and girls varsity teams, 18 ran their fastest time of the season in the State Meet. This is only the third cross-country season for the Tempest and only their second time entering a team at the State Meet.

Trinity School at Meadow View is an independent, ecumenical Christian school in Falls Church, serving students in grades 7-12. It is co-ed with a core curriculum for all students.