Lenape’s Woltjen nearly breaks 19 minutes in first career 5,000-meter race!

Lenape senior Alexa Woltjen had herself quite a debut Saturday, running 19:05 in her first career 5,000-meter race.

Woltjen, a 5:01 miler for Lenape last spring, placed second in the 65th annual George School Invitational in Middletown, Pa. Sophomore Rebecca Wusinich of Friends Central, who ran 18:54.

Lenape placed four of its varsity pack of seven in the top 32, with senior Talia Harman second in 21st place (21:11), senior Meghan Gizzard 30th (21:21) and senior Tara Donoghue in 32nd place (21:25). Junior Haylen Conway ran fifth in 22:21.

Final scores looked like this: Scranton Prep (105), Council Rock (114), Lenape (150), Penn Charter (159), Upper Darby (189) and Germantown Academy (191)

Rounding out Lenape’s pack were junior Hayley Conway and sophomore Rebecca Thomas.

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