Junior Abby Epplett took first place with a time of 21:46 as the eighth-ranked Crusaders (4-0) squeezed out a victory on their 3.1-mile home course. Lauren Bird (22:01) and Nora Deboer (22:15) placed second and third for the Blue Raiders (3-1), while Abby's younger sister, freshman Angie Epplett (23:23), came in fourth, followed by teammate Sarah Poquette (23:31).
Whitinsville Christian 26, Hopedale 29
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2012, at Whitinsville
Updated: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, 2:04 a.m.