Kassandrah Banks,W Cross Country,Senior,Wethersfield,(Thru Sept. 17)

Kassandrah Banks,W Cross Country,Senior,Wethersfield,(Thru Sept. 17)

Senior co-captain Kassandrah Banks of Wethersfield improved her time by 24 seconds and her place by 39 spots (with 24 more runners competing this year over last year) from a year ago with a 34th-place finish in a field of 299 (top 11 percent) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Invitational Sept. 16. Banks averaged a 6:17 mile (seven seconds faster than 2016) and posted a PR of 19:29 as the No. 2 finisher among 37 Little East Conference individual competitors. Placing their five scoring runners among the top 40 percent, the Warriors took 16th place in a field of 40 scoring teams.