Chaminade's Thomas Slattery and Sean Kelly star in state meet
Chaminade's Thomas Slattery and Sean Kelly turned in sterling performances Saturday in the state federation cross country meet in Wappingers Falls, N.Y.
Slattery completed the race in 16 minutes, 6 seconds, second behind Arlington's Sebastian Hanson (16:00). Kelly was right behind his teammate, finishing in 16:17 and fourth overall. Slattery and Kelly finished with the top two times from Long Island.
St. Anthony's had three runners, Jake Hensler (16:41), Patrick Tucker (16:51) and Patrick Ginty (16:58), finish in under 17 minutes. The trio helped the St. Anthony's boys team finish third overall, tops among L.I. schools.
The North Shore girls came in fourth, the best finish for a Long Island team. North Shore was led by Elizabeth Caldwell (19:09), who finished 19th.