CVU cross-country sweeps Hardack Festival

The Champlain Valley Union High School cross-country teams won the top spots at the Hardack Festival event on Saturday.

CVU girls took the second through fifth spots, following powerhouse Elle Purrier of Richford. Taylor Spillane was second with a time of 18:07—just seven seconds behind Purrier—followed by Autumn Eastman, Julienne Devita and Abby Keim.

The boys also took first, and CVU runner Nicholas Bouton won the race with a time of 17:23. Jared Keyes came in sixth, and Chase Weaver seventh.

On Saturday, the harriers head to the Thetford Invitational, then to the Fairfax Relays on Thursday.