Bellport girls hug 8th grade
anchor Brittany Sheffey (right) after she rallies from way back
Hopewell's anchor (left)
had a solid lead on Sheffey for most of the 8 laps of the 1600 leg.
But Sheffey started reeling her in on the 6th lap (below)
and shot past her on the 7th lap to win with room to spare.
gave Bellport its only lead before the finish with a fine 400 meter second
Girls DMR Championship
1. Bellport- 12:32.66
2. Hopewell Junction- 12:39.71
3. Northport- 12:59.68
4. Hunterdon Central- 13:06.24
5. Archbishop Prendergast- 13:15.84
6. Curtis- 13:42.14
Armory Holiday Classic