Kate Romanchick from Trumbull High qualified for the New England Cross Country Championships, after placing eighth in the State Open in Manchester on Friday.

Romanchick finished in a time of 19:25 to lead coach Jim McCaffrey’s Eagles to seventh place.

The top 25 individual finishers in the Open, and the top six teams, advance to New England’s at Ponaganset High in North Scituate, Rhode Island.