The cross country quad meet at Sussex Central Sept. 18 is new math in real time, as boys’ and girls’ teams from four school are all scored against each other head-to-head.
Sussex Central was the host school on a course nice to run but hard for spectators to follow.
The Cape girls showed up and threw down, beating Caesar Rodney head-to-head for the first time in 10 years.
“The girls ran well,” said coach Matt Lindell. “Caesar Rodney came back in the back half of the race, and I’m sure they’ll improve as the season goes on.”
Cape beat Caesar Rodney 21-36. Cape’s top 7 were Katie Kuhlman in 20:23, Olivia Brozefsky in 21:03, Mia Nuebling in 21:52, Lindsay Rambo in 22:20, Ariana Adili-Khams in 23:09, Elizabeth Melson in 23:29 and Peyton Evans in 23:31.
Cape beat Sussex Central 15-50 and Indian River 16-47.
Caesar Rodney dominated the boys’ race, beating Cape 23-33. Cape’s top 7 runners were Ethan Edery in 17:39, Julian Callaway in 18:18, Hunter Jones in 18:24, Ryan Baker in 18:24, Lance Kauffman in 18:29, Daniel Adili-Khams in 18:33 and Jakob Hayes in 19:30.
Cape beat Sussex Central 19-41 and Indian River 23-37.
Cape will run at the Middletown Invitational Friday, Sept. 20, at Lums Pond.