The 2016 season has been a memorable and even historic one for the Pinkerton Academy cross-country teams. And the Lady Astro and Astro boy harriers put the final touches on their superb campaigns with impressive showings at the New England High School Cross-Country Championships at Ponaganset High School in Foster, R.I., last Saturday, Nov. 12.
Coach Amy Bernard’s Lady Astros finished an exceptional third out of some 30 teams, and in doing so snagged their girls’ program’s first New England plaque since 1998 with the top-three finish.
Coach Mike Clark’s Long Red Line boys’ squad had an 11th place finish. But with 30 teams competing, that finish certainly wasn’t anything for anyone to go sneezing about. Continue reading