The Silver Lake High boys’ cross country team had no issue taking down the Scituate Sailors in their opener last week.
The Lakers faced off against Scituate on Thursday, Sept. 8, and won in a dominant fashion. They beat their foe 19-39 to improve to 1-0 on the season. The Lakers had a number of strong performances from their runners.
Spencer Cook (14:00) came in first place in the race. Meanwhile, the team took four of the top five slots. Alex Risio earned a third-place finish, Gavin McCarthy came in fourth, and Frankie Cuozzo had a fifth-place finish. And with his eighth-place finish, Jack Maloney helped the Lakers secure the win.
The girls also raced against Scituate on the same day but fell 16-43. Erin Flaherty had the top performance for the Lakers in that one; she had a fifth-place finish.
The next contest for both the boys and the girls will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20 on the road against the Whitman-Hanson Panthers (4 p.m. start time).