The Essex County Cross Country Championships were held on Friday, November 1st at Brookdale Park.
On the girls side, there were 115 runners in the varsity race. The first runner to complete the 5000 meter run was Evelyn Battleson-Gunkel of Montclair who led her team to the team championship with 30 points followed by Columbia in second with 93 points.
For the boys, Livingston runner Philmon Mehari took the individual title but Seton Hall Prep captured the team trophy. Seton Hall held 42 points, Montclair was second with 95 points. There were 152 runners in the boys race.
To view individual results go to the NJ.Milesplit.com website and click under “Results”