The Tunkhannock Area boys cross country team went 2-0 on the day while the girls team picked up a win in their first Wyoming Valley Conference meet at the Fairgrounds in Meshoppen on Wednesday, Sept. 9.
In the boys’ race, the Tigers took down Valley West, 21-34, and beat Lake-Lehman, 24-31.
Senior Jacob Toczko led Tunkhannock with a second place finish in 17:54.
To no surprise, Lake-Lehman senior Dominic Hockenbury set the pace with his first-place time of 17:03 while Valley West’s Jake Kobusky was third in 18:43.
Also for Tunkhannock, Alan Grow and Ben Tidball took fifth and sixth, respectively, at 19:52 and 20:16.
Cole Doster (20:50), Connor Helsel (21:31) and A.J. Hodge (22:03) founded out the top-10 in 8th, 9th and 10th.
Also for the Tigers, Colin Franko finished 15th in 23:48; Noah Gruver in 17th in 23:56; John Shebby in 21st in 24:36; Louis Mentos in 22nd in 25:04; Alex Bushre in 26th in 25:54; and Frank Yu in 28th in 28:10.
In the girls meet, Tunkhannock won 20-35 over Valley West but Lake-Lehman places seven girls in the top-10 en route to a 20-35 win.
Senior Maggie Toczko set the pace in first overall with a time of 20:07, which was 2 minutes and 12 seconds better than Lake-Lehman Jade Fry’s second place finish.
Tunkhannock’s Taylar Schultz also broke into the top-10 with an eighth place finish at 23:59.
Also for the Lady Tigers, Emily Grow finished 11th in 26:04; Morgan Manglaviti in 14th in 26:56; Lindsay Heck in 17th in 27:49; Cheyanne Kasmierski in 19th at 29:12; Megan Manglaviti in 21st in 29:20; and Molly Palmer in 27th in 35:13.