Paganelli Paces Diplomats at Mid-East Regionals

Paganelli Paces Diplomats at Mid-East Regionals

NEWVILLE, Pa. – J.T. Paganelli placed 73rd out of 371 runners to lead F&M at the Mid-East Regionals at Big Spring High School on Saturday. The Diplomats used a balanced effort to take 18th place out of 52 teams.

Paganelli completed the eight-kilometer course in 27:07.0, averaging 5:27.3 miles to lead the Diplomats.

F&M finished four runners between 95th and 125th to put together a solid team effort. James Hamilton's time of 27:25.4 was good for 95th, closely followed Spencer Lyman who finished 106th with a time of 27:34.1.

Michael Whalen was next to cross the line for the Diplomats, finishing in 27:45.6 to take 122nd. Patrick Manion finished 124th, coming in just 3.3 seconds after Whalen to clock a time of 27:48.9.

Diplomat representation was rounded out by Bryce Williams (28:15.7, 157th) and Brien Miceli (28.43.2, 197th).