New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 11, 2021

New Kent girls, boys place third at home cross-country meet

By Robb Johnson | March 24, 2021 9:58 am

At left, New Kent’s Rosie Gilbride turns in a time of 23:13 to be the first Lady Trojan to cross the finish line. At right, New Kent’s Isaac Lamprecht edges Tabb’s Kaden Emley to finish in eighth place in Tuesday’s cross-country meet.

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New Kent’s girls’ and boys’ cross-country teams orchestrated third place finishes at Tuesday afternoon’s home meet against Tabb and Warhill High School.

On the girls’ side, Lady Trojan teammates Rosie Gilbride and Charlotte Verdu finished back-to-back in sixth and seventh place with times of 23:13 and 23:55, respectively. Ashley Verdu also finished in the top ten, clocking a time of 25:02. Rounding up the scoring portion for the Lady Trojans were Brooke Swarringim (13th-25:45), and Campbell Proffitt (16th-26:13). Other finishers for New Kent were Mea Picone (27:41), Serra Swartout (28:44), and Caroline Carter (29:53).

On the boys’ side, New Kent’s Isaac Lamprecht was the top performer, clocking in a time of 19:00 to finish in eighth place. Teammate Will Ashley squeaked into the top ten, accumulating a time of 19:07. Other scorers for the Trojans were Parker Hinks (17th-20:08), Jack Porter (23rd-22:09), and Logan Rooks (24th-22:16). Tommy Meyer was the other runner for New Kent, clocking in a time of 23:56.