Thursday, September 16, 2021

Adams, Romask lead Berkshire to top 10 finishes at Early Bird Invitational

BURTON–Juniors Madison Romask and Sam Adams paced the Berkshire cross country teams to top 10 finishes at the 2018 Berkshire Early Bird Invitational on Saturday at Kent State University’s Geauga Campus.

Berkshire’s boys’ finished in ninth place while the girls were 10th overall.

Adams finished in 31st place with a time of 17:32. Junior Robert O’Conke was 35th (17:36) and senior Josiah Cheung was 51st (18:13).

Romask paced the Badgers in the girls’ race with a time of 22:03, good for 19th place. Junior Lizzy Dingman finished 36th (23:14) and freshman Gabby Adams was 54th (23:59).

Berkshire Results:


31 Sam Adams, 11 17:32.7
35 Robert O’Conke, 11 17:36.9
51 Josiah Cheung, 12 18:13.4
73 Ben Pelletier, 12 19:16.1
78 Ethan Bennington, 11 19:27.3
81 James Patterson, 12 19:28.9
82 Lucas Leggett, 9 19:29.6


19 Madison Romask, 11 22:03.2
36 Lizzy Dingman, 11 23:14.3
54 Gabby Adams, 9 23:59.5
56 Maria Przybyla, 11 24:25.4
61 Melanie Rakoczy, 12 25:00.9
65 Liana Tiber, 11 25:16.4
75 Gennah Brown, 10 26:26.3

Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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