South’s Molino qualifies for Nike Cross Nationals

Griffin Molino of South Williamsport finished 6th in the boys 5000 meter race of the Nike Northeast regionals Saturday in Wappingers Falls, NY.

Molino, who ran a time of 15:55.2 as an unattached runner, qualified for the Nike Cross Nationals this weekend in Portland, Ore.

The Nike Cross Nationals is comprised of eight regional qualifying meets and the National Finals in Portland. Following in the tradition of European cross country meets, the Nationals event will again feature a multiple loop race course with man-made obstacles built on the inside of the horse race track at Portland Meadows in Oregon. Spectators can enjoy a continuous live view of the race from the venue’s enclosed 3,000-seat grandstand and a live webcast feed of the event will run on

Earlier this fall, Molino wan the PIAA Class A cross country championship as a junior.