CENTRAL SQUARE — The Oswego varsity boys cross country team defeated host Central Square (27-28) and Phoenix (16-48) on Saturday.

Oswego now has five victories on the season.

Jason Purtell of the Bucs was the top overall finisher with a time of 18:29.

Rounding out the top five runners for Oswego were Matt Chubon (4th, 19:16), Ben Lewis (5th, 19:36), Thomas Gfeller (7th, 19:48), and Connor Mulcahey (11th, 20:38).

Other leaders for the Bucs were Dairo Reyes (12th, 20:47), Zach DeMott (13th, 20:54), and Connor Harvey (16th, 21:48).

The Oswego varsity girls cross country team lost a close meet to Central Square (27-28) and defeated Phoenix (18-45).

“This was the girls’ best performance of the year with all 12 girls running their season best as well as several personal-best times,” Coach Dom Pike said.

Oswego’s Sophia Babcock placed third overall with a time of 22:27.

Other leaders for the Bucs included Sydney DeLapp (4th, 22:59), Gretchen Dowd (5th, 23:13), Ava Cloonan (8th, 24:01), Anne Niger (11th, 24:56), Kaitlyn Donoghue (13th, 25:15), and Ariel Baldwin (15th, 28:30).

Phoenix was paced by Zoe Gordon (6th, 23:23).


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