By Matt Diglio
(November 29, 2022)—On Saturday, November 26, 2022, seven members of the Haddam Killingworth girls cross country team traveled to Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, New York to compete in the Nike Northeast Regional Championship meet. Competing as The Den XC Club, the girls ran against some of the top teams and individuals from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The girls ran in the Open Race against some tough competition on a very challenging and hilly 5,000 meter course and managed to finish 2nd overall as a team with 52 points. Leading the way was Freshman Grace Mitchell who finished 11th overall in a time of 21:09. Following her across the line was Senior Izzy Berardino 14th (21:33) and Freshman Delaney Aronson 20th (22:01). All three girls, by virtue of their top 21 finish, were named to the Nike All-Regional team. Also competing was Sophomore Keira Sehl-Albert, 28th (22:26), Junior Sydney Adelberg, 32nd (22:49) and Seniors Kira O’Brien, 52nd (24:14) and Chloe Lacoss, 54th (24:18).