Varsity Cross Country


DiLorenzo Headed To States; Ingro Leads Girls

NOVEMBER 2, 2018

On Friday, the Cross Country team traveled 2.5 hours to Bemus Point to compete in sectionals. The girls’ team placed 3rd with Lucy Ingro leading the way for Barker in 12th place. Gabby Baker was 14th, Haleigh Mason was 18th, Lydia Samson was 21st, Elinore Voss was 22nd, Serena Harris was 26th, and Carla Stoloski was 30th.

The boys’ team placed 2nd and are Section VI Class D Runner-up Champions. The boys team was led by Peter DiLorenzo placing 7th overall and qualifying for the New York State meet next weekend. Peter will travel to Long Island to compete in the NYSPHSAA State Meet.

Dominic Clementi was 13th, Steven Class placed 17th, Zach Richbart was 20th, Nick Guevara was 21st, AJ Schafer was 23rd, and Danny Ober was 31st.


1 On 1st Team, 2 On 2nd Team And 3 On Honorable Mention At All League Meet

OCTOBER 27, 2018

WATERPORT -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team competed in the Niagara-Orleans League Championship Meet. Both girls and boys team placed 3rd to finish the regular season with records of 8 wins and 4 losses.

Tearing it up and placing 14th overall for the girls team was Lucy Ingro who made All League 2nd Team. Lydia Samson received Honorable Mention by finishing 16th as did Haleigh Mason in 17th, and Gabby Baker in 18th. Serena Harris placed 22nd just missing honorable mention. Elinore Voss was 29th, Ariana Peace was 36th, and Carla Stoloski was 39th.

For the boys team, Ian DiLorenzo placed 3rd overall making 1st Team. Dom Clementi placed 9th to make 2nd Team. Nick Guevara placed 23rd, Steven Class was 26th, Andrew Schafer 28th, Daniel Over 31st, Evan Taylor 36th, Bobby Mason 38th, and Zachary Richbart was 41st.

Running personal best times were Mason, Andy Callaghan, Alex Jenks, Thomas Jowdy, Zach Lawson, Ingro, Camren Szafranski, and Alyssa Thompson.



4 Victories For Cross Country; Next Up All League Meet 

October 16, 2018

BARKER -- On Tuesday, the Cross Country team ended its regular season by adding 4 victories. The girls won by a score of 22-35 against Roy-Hart and defeated Medina 15-46. Leading Barker was Lydia Samson, placing 2nd overall. Haleigh Mason was 3rd, Gabby Baker 4th, Serena Harris 6th, Lucy Ingro 7th, Ellie Voss 12th, and Carla Stoloski was 13th. The girls have a record of 4-2 in the Niagara-Orleans League with their eye on avenging the loss to Akron.

The boys won also won both 2 as they finished with a 25-33 decision over Roy-Hart and had a 15-48 victory over Medina. Leading Barker and placing 1st overall was Ian DiLorenzo. Nick Guevara was 4th, Dom Clementi 5th, Steven Class 7th, AJ Schafer 8th, Evan Taylor 10th and Danny Ober was 12th. The boys now have a record of 4-2 in the league and have their eyes on a different outcome against Wilson.

There were 14 personal best times for the Raiders: Guevara, Class, Taylor, Logan Harris, Zach Lawson, Camren Szafranski, Noah Bowerman, Cole Ecker, Samson, Ingro, Voss, Stoloski, Ariana Peace, and Alyssa Thompson.


Class Finished In Top 10 vs. Wilson

October 9, 2018

BARKER -- On Tuesday the Boys Cross Country team lost to Wilson 23-32. Ian DiLorenzo placed 2nd, Dom Clementi 5th, Nick Guevara 6th, Steven Class 9th, and AJ Schafer was 10th.

The Girls Cross Country won 41-16 with Barker taking the top 4 places. Gabby Baker was 1st, Lydia Samson 2nd, Haleigh Mason 3rd, Serena Harris 4th, and Lucy Ingro was 6th.

The following 5 runners had personal best times: Class, Evan Taylor, Zach Lawson, Xander DerSarkissian, and Joey Brandt.


Ingro Has Personal Best Pace At Newfane

October 2, 2018

NEWFANE -- Tuesday, the Cross Country teams suffered a loss at Newfane. Leading the boys’ team and placing 2nd overall was Ian DiLorenzo. Dom Clementi was 9th, Nick Guevara 13th, Steven Class 15th, and Zach Richbart was 16th.

The girls team was led by Gabby Baker placing 6th. Haleigh Mason was 8th, Lydia Samson 9th, Lucy Ingro 13th, and Serena Harris was 15th. Ingro had a personal best pace.


Led By Baker, Girls Grab 3rd At McQuaid Invitational

September 29, 2018

ROCHESTER -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team traveled to Rochester to run in the McQuaid Invitational held at Genesee Valley Park. The girls stole the show by placing 3rd out of 23 schools and winning a plaque. Leading Barker and placing 25th out of 265 girls was Gabby Baker. Haleigh Mason was 28th, Lydia Samson 29th, Serena Harris 56th, and Lucy Ingro was 67th.

The JV boys placed 7th against 40 other schools with Steven Class leading Barker in 16th. Class was one of 391 runners. Evan Taylor was 28th, AJ Schafer 50th, Jaret Black 60th, and Tyler Cirillo was 96th.

The Varsity Boys placed 8th out of 48 schools with Ian DiLorenzo leading the Raiders in 15th place. There were 364 runners in the Varsity Boys race.  Dom Clementi was 75th, Nick Guevara 84th, Danny Ober 115th, and Zach Richbart was 116th.

24 runners had personal best times for Barker. On Tuesday, the running Raiders travel to Newfane to compete against the Panthers.

McQuaid Invitational 3rd Place Girls Team 2018



Varsity Girls Cross Country team with their McQuaid Invitational 3rd place plaque. Pictured at left (Front L-R): Serena Harris, Gabby Baker, Alexis Green, Ellie Voss, Lydia Samson. (Middle L-R): Haleigh Mason, Carla Stoloski, Lucy Ingro, Chloe Goodlander, Alyssa Thompson. (Back L-R): Bridget Moeller, Jessica Haseley, Ariana Peace.








Boys Win 2 While Girls Take Split In League Opening Meet

September 25, 2018

AKRON -- On Tuesday the Varsity Cross Country team opened up the regular season at Akron with a meet against the host Tigers and the Albion Purple Eagles. The girls defeated Albion 31-25 and lost to 25-30 to Akron. Leading Barker in 5th place overall was Gabby Baker. Haleigh Mason was 7th, Lydia Samson 8th, Serena Harris 9th and Lucy Ingro 11th.

The boys picked up two victories beating Akron 36-21 and Albion 15-50.  Ian DiLorenzo won the race. Placing 4th was Nick Guevara, while Dom Clementi was 5th, Dan Ober 7th, and Steven Class was 8th.

There were 15 personal best times: Guevara, Class, Logan Harris, Evan Taylor, Michael Dalton, Cody Wagner, Camren Szafranski, Cole Ecker, Mason, Samson, Ingro, Ellie Voss, Carla Stoloski, Ariana Peace, and Alyssa Thompson. 


Callaghan & Peace Top Barker Runners In JV Race At Bowdoin Park

September 22, 2018

POUGHKEEPSIE -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team traveled alomst 6 hours to Poughkeepsie, NY to compete in an invitational at Bowdoin Park. Out of 186 runners, Ian DiLorenzo placed 53rd to lead Barker in the Varsity Boys race. Out of 247 runners, Andrew Callaghan placed 116th to lead Barker in the JV Boys race. Out of 146 runners, Gabby Baker placed 55th to lead Barker in the Varsity Girls race. Out of 83 runners, Ariana Peace placed 57th to lead Barker in the JV girls race.

Lucy Ingro and Camren Szafranski both had personal best times.

On Tuesday, September 25th the team will open its regular season at Akron with a meet against the host Tigers and the Albion Purple Eagles.  


Both Varsity Teams Grab 5th Place At West Seneca Invitational

September 15, 2018

WEST SENECA -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team traveled to West Seneca for an invitational. The Varsity Girls and Boys both placed 4th while running in very hot conditions. Leading the Boys’ team was Ian Dilorenzo placing 5th overall. Dom Clementi was 23rd, Zach Richbart 30th, Nick Guevara was, and Logan Harris was 34th.

Leading the Girls’ team was Gabby Baker in 9th overall. Lydia Samson was 13th, Haleigh Mason 22nd, Serena Harris 31st, and Lucy Ingro was 40th.

In the JV races, Steven Class led Barker in the freshmen/sophomore race in 29th by running a personal best time. Danny Ober led the JV junior/senior race in 22nd. Jessica Haseley led Barker in 25th for the junior/senior JV race. Ariana Peace was 36th in the JV freshmen/sophomore race.

DiLorenzo and Baker West Seneca Invitational 2018



Pictured at left: Ian DiLorenzo & Gabby Baker celebrate their impressive finish at the West Seneca Invitational with a photo op in the oversized Adirondack Chair.















Cross Country Team Opens Season with Long Trek to Southern Tier

September 8, 2018

BEMUS POINT -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team opened up its season running at the Red Dragon invitational in Bemus Point. The JV Girls placed 9th of 11 schools. There were 122 runners in the division. Jessica Haseley led the team in 35th. Ariana Peace was 48th, and Kathryn Donner was 70th.

The JV Boys placed an impressive 6th out of 20 schools. Their division included large schools. Leading Barker in 28th out of 215 runners was Jaret Black. Zach Richbart was 34th, Alex Jenks 43rd, Evan Taylor 48th, and Bobby Mason was 67th.

The Varsity Girls placed 7th out of 19 schools. Leading Barker was Gabby Baker placing 22nd of 139. Lydia Samson was 42nd, Haleigh Mason 47th, Serena Harris 51st, and Lucy Ingro was 72nd.

The Varsity Boys placed 14th of 20 teams. Ian Dilorenzo led Barker in 30th place out of 160 runners. Nick Guevara was 63rd, Dom Clementi 74th, Andy Callaghan 90th, and Logan Harris was 94th.

The following 16 runners earned a personal best time: Peace, Donner, Alyssa Thompson, Black, Evan Taylor, Joey Brandt, Camren Szafranski, Xander DerSarkissian, Cole Ecker, Samson, Haleigh Mason, Ingro, Carla Stoloski, Guevara, Callaghan, and Steven Class.