The Peninsula Catholic girls placed third, while the boys took fourth in Wednesday’s Virginia Catholic League cross country championships on the 5-kilometer course at Newport News Park.
In the girls race, PC’s Martine Hunnicutt finished second in 20 minutes, 2 seconds. In the boys race, Philip Harpen (second in 16:47) and Kevin Riley (third in 16:55) were the highest-scoring Knights.
Paul VI swept both events, as the boys won with 49 points while the Panther girls scored 43 to outdistance Bishop Ireton, which placed runner-up in both races.
Matt O’Neil of Pope John Paul the Great, located in Dumfries, was the boys winner in 16:44. Bishop Sullivan’s Hannah Frazier paced the girls in 19:36.
No. 1 seed Norfolk Academy rallied past No. 4 Hampton Roads Academy 2-1 in a Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools semifinal.
The host Bulldogs trailed 1-0 before Drew Ott’s goal tied the score. Kevin Bahrani netted the game-winner.
Norfolk Academy will meet No. 3 Cape Henry Collegiate at 7 p.m. Friday for the title at Virginia Wesleyan.