Abigail Waddington of Clearview edged Lillie Widmer of Delsea by half a second to win the Senior Class race at the 26th annual Cherokee Challenge Saturday.
Waddington ran 12:05.58 over 3,200 meters at Cherokee, and Widmer was two meters back in 12:06.02.
Cinnaminson’s Stephanie Renouf [12:11], Haddon Township’s Meghan Lex [12:14] and Egg Harbor Township’s Lindsay Taylor [12:14] took the 3rd through 5th spots, making it a 1-2-3-4-5 South Jersey sweep.
Waddington also won the junior class race last year. Widmer was 20th and ran more than a minute faster this year. Renouf ran 20 seconds faster, Lex ran 45 seconds faster and Taylor ran a 1:40 faster.
Ava Severino of Haddon Heights placed 8th in 12:27, and Abigail Kotran of Clearview was 9th in 12:32.