North’s cross country teams opened the 2021 season on Saturday at Riverside’s Kickoff Classic Night Invitational.
The Rangers finished 19th in the boys’ race and 17th in the girls’ completion.
Sophomore Troy Federici paced the boys with a time of 18:17, good for 72nd place overall. Seniors David Vaiksnoras (96th, 19:13), Mark Soucek (119th, 20:14), and Anthony Cirino (6th, 22:30), junior Matt Colton (123rd, 20:45), sophomore Andrew McCabe (131st, 22:37), and freshman Jake Snyder (129th, 22:28) also ran for the Rangers.
Senior Kyra Kiessling led the girls with a time of 23:02. She placed 77th.
Senior Jillian Ayres (84th, 23:19), junior Rachael Vojtush (99th, 23:55), sophomores Ashley Chase (112th, 26:14), Matison Schmitz (114th, 27:05), and Taryn Trem (115th, 27:05), and freshman Alexis Panzarella (110th, 25:54) also competed.