Gianna Russillo, a Litchfield Track Club runner, holds the award for winning the New England Prep School Association Division III girls’ championship cross-country race for The Gunnery. Contributed photo
Some local runners excelled for The Gunnery cross-country teams in the New England Prep School Association Division III championships at White Memorial Nov. 9.
Gianna Russillo, who also runs for the Litchfield Track Club, finished second in the girls’ varsity race with a time of 19:24 for 3.1 miles in leading Gunnery to a first-place finish. She earned All-New England status with her performance.
Gunnery’s boys’ team finished 14th out of 22 schools in the varsity race. Buckley Huffstetler of Litchfield, Will Brodhead of Warren and Robin Wright of Goshen ran for Gunnery.
Gunnery’s boys’ junior varsity team was represented by Paul Clement of Morris. The team finished 10th out of 14 teams.