The girls from Saratoga Springs High School, racing as Kinetic Running Club, finished second to Fayetteville-Manlius for the second consecutive year at the Nike Cross Nationals at Portland Meadows Racetrack. F-M scored 60 points to Saratoga's 84.

Estela Smith's 19th place in 18:23 led Saratoga. Taylor Driscoll was 22nd in 18:27 and Keelin Hollowood was 28th in 18:32. Rounding out Saratoga's placers were Olivia Morrow in 52nd (18:49) and Maggi Spzak in 62nd (18:56).

Saratoga has been in seven of the eight Nike Cross Nationals and never finished worse than fourth.

Granville senior Alicia Clark also ran in the event as an individual, placing 41st in 18:37.

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