Sidwell boys cross-country tops the MAC

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Sidwell captured the MAC boys cross-country title. (Brian Kapur/The Current/October 2017)

The Quakers were dominant in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference boys cross-country championship finals in Derwood, Md., as they topped Flint Hill by 50 points to win the meet as a team.

Sidwell’s top runners were senior Julian Dixon, who took second with 16:57; senior Philip Wright, who earned fourth with 17:19; junior Mitchell Jubeir, who finished with 17:22; sophomore Arjun Thillairajah, who grabbed seventh with 17:49; freshman Ali Hakim-Florian, who hit a personal record of 18:00 for 10th place; freshman Wibb Marzilli, who posted a personal best of 18:05 for 11th place; and senior Will Keto, whose 18:11 finish earned him 13th place.

Georgetown Day also had several runners with strong meets en route to a fifth-place finish. Senior Jack Rudnick earned 15th with 18:16, senior Jacob Gaba took 18th with 18:25, and Alex Jacoby grabbed 20th with 18:43.