Moorestown girls continue remarkable streak with 18th CONSECUTIVE Liberty Division XC championship!!!!!

The Moorestown girls placed all seven of their runners in the top 13 and rolled to their 18th consecutive Burlington County Scholastic League Liberty Division title Saturday over the flat 5,000-meter course at New Egypt in Plumstead Township.

Freshman Kate Inglis, sixth in the County Open, was the overall winner, crossing in 18:55. Moorestown then packed senior Emily Hurren, junior Kate Goettle and freshman Anu Bezwada in fifth, sixth and seventh, all within 20:09 and 20:26.

Moorestown’s fifth finisher was its third freshman, Claire Bodine, who ran 21:06 for 11th. Sophomore Kylie Evoy and senior Cailin Field rounded out the Quaker lineup in 12th and 13th, Field in 21:17 and Field in 21:52.

Scoring against the field, which also included Rancocas Valley, Northern Burlington and Burlington Township, Moorestown wins 26-29.

Also in the top 10 were Pennsauken freshman Natalina Nunez and senior Morgan Gallagher and junior Paige Hammond of Rancocas Valley, who all broke 20 minutes. Northern was led by junior Nicolina Zappley (8th in 20:36), with Rancocas Valley senior Grace Pagano (9th in 20:54) and Northern’s Kendra Zaleski (10th in 21:02) rounding out the top 10.

The BCSL meet was stopped after the 1990 meet and resurrected in 2000. Moorestown has won every team title since the meet was revived — by an average of 27 points.

This is the 10th time during that 18-year span Rancocas Valley has placed second. Northern Burlington has taken second the other eight years.

Here’s a look at Moorestown’s 18 consecutive Liberty Division titles, which have ranged from seven points in 2008 to 55 in 2002. Moorestown’s top finisher is listed on the right, along with her place.

2017 … Moorestown 26, Rancocas Valley 40 [Kate Inglis, 1st]
2016 … Moorestown 25, Rancocas Valley 50 [Tara Thornton, 1st]
2015 … Moorestown 30, Northern Burlington 38 [Tara Thornton, 3rd]
2014 … Moorestown 34, Rancocas Valley 57 [Genevieve Cickavage, 1st]
2013 … Moorestown 27, Rancocas Valley 50 [Genevieve Cickavage, 1st]
2012 … Moorestown 28, Northern Burlington 57 [Natalie Cooper, 2nd]
2011 … Moorestown 32, Northern Burlington 41 [Natalie Cooper, 2nd]
2010 … Moorestown 22, Rancocas Valley 45 [Tara Monihan, 1st]
2009 … Moorestown 27, Northern Burlington 38 [Emily Thompson, 3rd]
2008 … Moorestown 24, Rancocas Valley 31 [Kendall Jackson, 2nd]
2007 … Moorestown 15, Rancocas Valley 54 [Brianna Rogers, 1st]
2006 … Moorestown 17, Rancocas Valley 58 [Jessica Levin, 1st]
2005 … Moorestown 19, Northern Burlington 59 [Jessica Rogers, 1st]
2004 … Moorestown 26, Northern Burlington 70 [Meghan Hughes, 2nd]
2003 … Moorestown 28, Northern Burlington 52 [Meghan Hughes, 2nd]
2002 … Moorestown 23, Northern Burlington 78 [Meghan Hughes, 1st]
2001 … Moorestown 17, Rancocas Valley 67 [Kelsey Rinehart, 1st]
2000 … Moorestown 31, Rancocas Valley 43 [Kelsey Rinehart 2nd]

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