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Cross country award winners. Cross country award winners.
Contributed photosSeniors Valencia Mercadante, Lauren Pague, Megan Perelli and Evan Gillette were honored at the cross country banquet. Contributed photosSeniors Valencia Mercadante, Lauren Pague, Megan Perelli and Evan Gillette were honored at the cross country banquet.

Cross country honors seniors, award winners

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Scott Pagel spagel@tnonline.com in Sports

The Northampton cross country team conducted their end of season banquet back on Thursday, Nov. 8.

The team celebrated its seniors and honored the many accomplishments throughout the season. Head coach Dan Benner said the team said goodbye to four seniors on the night: Evan Gillette, Magen Perelli, Lauren Pague and Valencia Mercadante. Benner and the team also handed out a multitude of awards to the high school and middle school team runners.

Below is a list of award winners:

High School

State Qualifier Plaque - Georgia Wiswesser, Magen Perelli

Gold Award - Georgia Wiswesser (girls), Vince Gallagher (boys)

Silver Award - Magen Perelli (girls), Evan Gillette (boys)

Bronze Award - Amber Poniktera (girls), Isaiah Tyler (boys)

Top Freshman - Brianna Tyler (girls), Zeke Colyer (boys)

Most Improved - Lauren Schuch (girls), Nick Amato (boys)

Summer “Sweater” - Noelle Eisenreich (girls), Griffyn Wacik (boys)

Coaches Award - Lauren Pague

Middle School

Gold Award - Madelyn Hurst (girls), Dustin Kerrigan (boys)

Silver Award - Zoey Kerrigan (girls), Dominic Walnock (boys)

Bronze Award - Sarah Mele (girls), Liam Galicki (boys)

Top 7th Grader - Alyssa McCall (girls), Trevor Pinkerton (boys)

Most Improved - Abigail Miksza (girls), Bryson Grover (boys)

Summer “Sweater” - Nick Longenbach, Deric Fritzges

Varsity

letter winners

Boys - Vince Gallagher, Evan Gillette, Isaiah Tyler, Zeke Coyler, Owen Nahf, Wyatt Poniktera, and John Breslin; girls - Georgia Wiswesser, Magen Perelli, Amber Poniktera, Brianna Tyler, Lauren Pague, Olivia Rigo, Noelle Eisenreich, and Valencia Mercadante