Newsday: Kellenberg's Deirdre Lewin wins CHSAA cross-country title

Nov 02 2015

Lewin Newsday

Article by Newsday’s Sal Cacciatore:

Deirdre Lewin of Kellenberg is the first to cross the bridge in the 5k during the CHSAA cross country championship on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Sunken Meadow State Park. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Kellenberg’s Deirdre Lewin had the winning equation Sunday: years of work, plus a fast start and a strong finish.

It all added up to an NSCHSAA cross-country title when Lewin won the 5-kilometer race in 20 minutes, 45.63 seconds at Sunken Meadow State Park. She also was the first of four top-10 finishers for Kellenberg, which won a second straight championship.

“It feels awesome. I can’t even describe how happy I am,” Lewin said. “I wanted to go out and get a good time for myself, so I went out really fast.”

Full article on Newsday.com: http://www.newsday.com/sports/high-school/cross-country/kellenberg-s-deirdre-lewin-wins-chsaa-cross-country-title-1.11045132