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Simpson, Dowd lead Prospect in Pinkham Notch


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by Joshua Spaulding
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DEUCE SMITH runs toward the finish line of Saturday's race in Pinkham Notch. (Photo by Joshua Spaulding) (click for larger version)
September 16, 2021
PINKHAM NOTCH — The Prospect Mountain cross country team made the trek to Pinkham Notch on Saturday for the annual Paul Letarte Invitational, held at Great Glen Trails at the base of Mount Washington.

The Timber Wolves competed against fellow Division III teams Newfound, Monadnock, Trinity and White Mountains, Division II squads Kingswood, Kennett, Merrimack Valley and Plymouth and Division I squads Pinkerton and Keene.

The Prospect boys were led by Dennis Simpson, who finished in a time of 19:44 for 27th place overall.

Next in for the Timber Wolves was Deuce Smith in 20:44 for 38th place and Joey Howlett ran to 43rd place in a time of 21:22.

Liam White rounded out the field of Timber Wolves with a time of 23:54 for 57th place.

In the girls' race, Veronica Dowd was the top Prospect finisher, crossing with a time of 24:24 for 23rd place.

Hannah Capsalis was right behind, finishing in 24th place in a time of 24:30 and Amber Fernald was 44th overall with a time of 27:10.

Eve Roberge finished in a time of 28:16 for 49th place and Emily Shurtleff was 52nd overall with a time of 28:32 to round out the scoring.

Charlize Locke ran to 53rd place in a time of 30:10, Jillian Simpson was 56th in a time of 3043 and Emily Seigler finished in 57th place in 30:24.

The Timber Wolves are scheduled to be in action again on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Newfound at 4 p.m.

Sports Editor Joshua Spaulding can be reached at 279-4516, ext. 155 or josh@salmonpress.news.

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