Freshman Shaelan McNally and senior Katie Sparks finished 1st and 3rd to lead the Paul VI girls to the Olympic Conference National Division team title Saturday.
McNally ran 20:12 over 5K at DREAM Park in Logan Township, winning by about 165 meters over Eustace sophomore Arianna Cane, second in 20:52. Sparks ran 21:03 for third.
Paul VI also packed freshmen Gisella Croge and Madison Pedicelli and junior Kaitlyn McDonald 8th, 9th and 10th to round out their top-5, Croge in 22:20 and Pedicelli and McDonald with all-course 5K PRs of 22:58 and 23:07.
Paul VI finished with a 31-47 win over second-place Bishop Eustace, with Camden Catholic third at 64.
Also placing in the top-10 in the five-team race were freshman Carly Troy of Bishop Eustace [4th with 5K PR 21:15], Camden Catholic sophomore Casey Bednarek [5th in 21:48], Eustace sophomore Elena Cicchini [6th in 22:00] and Seneca senior Emma Daniels [7th in 22:16].