Newington's Bohlke qualifies for national cross country meet

Published on Sunday, 28 November 2021 20:59
Written by RYAN AMES


Michael Bohlke earned a 10th-place finish during Saturday's Eastbay Cross Country Championships Northeast Regional at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, NY.

The Newington High athlete finished the 5k course in 15:36.7 to grab an automatic bid into the Eastbay Cross Country Championship National Finals next month.

Conard's Gavin Sherry won the boys race in 15:05.8, setting a new course record, while Manchester's Aidan Puffer ran to a sixth-place finish at 15:26.6 to round out Connecticut runners in the top 10. Both are now two-time ECCC Finalists.

New Jersey's Angelina Perez won the girls race in 17:21.5.

The National Finals race will take place at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego, CA on Dec. 11.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Newington on Sunday, 28 November 2021 20:59. Updated: Sunday, 28 November 2021 21:01.