Staples' boys and girls cross-country teams swept St. Joseph, Bassick and Bridgeport Central in a meet Wednesday at St. Joseph. The boys improved to 8-1 while the girls raised their record to 6-3.
In both races, the scores were 15-50 against all three opponents. Ben Aldrich led the first nine Staples runners across the finish line in the boys race. He covered the 3.04 mile distance in 16:20. Jack Roche (17:03) and Kentaro Higuchi (17:24) followed Aldrich.
Staples girls took the top 11 spots in their victories. Ingrid Johnson led Staples across the finish line in 21:28. Emily Hanrahan (21:51) and Caroline Smith (21:52) followed.
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