BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- Briarcliff student Ryan Gallagher earned a record-breaking win at states on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Briarcliff High School senior Ryan Gallagher has made history as the school’s first-ever New York State cross-country champion.
Gallagher led the competition at the 2016 New York State Class C Cross-Country Championships at Chenango Valley State Park, winning by 13 seconds. His time of 15:40.7 broke the former course record and was his personal best 5K.
Gallagher also received the Section I Class C Sportsmanship Award at States.
Earlier in the week, Gallagher also signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Providence College, where he will run on scholarship for legendary cross-country and track and field coach Ray Treacy.