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.