Bishop Kearney Track Wins Cross-Country Championships

photoThe Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst, track team won the cross-country championships at Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx, on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Kearney Tigers took the overall championship by defeating Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, and placing four runners in the top-10.

Sophomore Theresa Gallagher won the individual championship by beating twin sister Jacqueline Gallagher by 0.29 seconds.

The two other students who finished in the top-10 were Kailey O’Grady (sixth) and Kaitlen Monahan (10th).

Theresa Gallagher joins her sisters Kerri (2006) and Mary (2008) as winners of the sophomore cross-country championship.