Area runners named Western Athletic Conference all-stars

Several area runners were among those named Western Athletic Conference cross country all-stars.

Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Jordan Ahrens, Ruben McFarlane and Jon Payack all were named to the boys all-star team.

Mayfield’s Josh Gallup and Connor Akowicz also were named all-stars.

Duanesburg had five runners named to the boys all-star team.

Xavier McKinley, Pat Murphy, Devin VanVlack, Brendan VanVlack and Boone Lynch were named to the WAC boys all-star team for the Eagles.

Also named to the boys all-star team were Schoharie’s Willy Griffin and Noah Valvo, Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Lucas Becker and Kyle Anderson, and Saratoga Central Catholic’s Parker Johnson.

Canajoharie-Fort Plain had Cheyenne Munson, Gabby Bridgewater and Breanna Hazzard named to the girls all-star team.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo had six runners named to the girls all-star team. Allie Tedeschi, Annie Laura Shafer, Ariel Rourke, Brittany Cancilla, Kristen Hanley and Shannon Quay earned all-star status for the Bulldogs.

Also named to the girls all-star team were Duanesburg’s Katie Gregory and Olivia Munson, Saratoga Central Catholic’s Ella Gurney and Amelia Bielefeld, and Galway’s Lindsey Carlsen.

2013 Western Athletic Conference Cross Country All-Stars

Boys

Canajoharie-Fort Plain: Jordan Ahrens, Ruben McFarlane, Jon Payack

Mayfield: Josh Gallup, Connor Akowicz

Duanesburg: Xavier McKinley, Pat Murphy, Devin VanVlack, Brendan VanVlack, Boone Lynch

Schoharie: Willy Griffin, Noah Valvo

Berne-Knox-Westerlo: Lucas Becker, Kyle Anderson

Saratoga Central Catholic: Parker Johnson.

Girls

Berne-Knox-Westerlo: Allie Tedeschi, Annie Laura Shafer, Ariel Rourke, Brittany Cancilla, Kristen Hanley, Shannon Quay

Duanesburg: Katie Gregory, Olivia Munson

Galway: Lindsey Carlsen

Canajoharie-Fort Plain: Cheyenne Munson, Gabby Bridgewater, Breanna Hazzard

Saratoga Central Catholic: Ella Gurney, Amelia Bielefeld