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The Crook County Cowboys take second and the Crook County Cowgirls are third in the event hosted by Sisters Outlaws

PMG PHOTO BY LON AUSTIN - Pati Carne, Natalia Crass and Raelynn Weaver lead the pack early in Wednesday Race.Crook County competed at the Clash in the Cascades cross country meet, which was hosted by Sisters on Thursday.

Crook County finished second in the boys race. In girls competition, the Cowgirls finished third.

The boys meet was won by Sisters with 64 points, while Crook County finished with 78. They were followed by Cottage Grove, 81, Caldera, 87, Ridgeview, 115, Cascade, 122, Burns, 142, Redmond, 233, Culver, 244 and La Pine, 248. Madras and Trinity Lutheran also competed, but did not count in the team scoring.

Jaden Owens of Cottage Grove won the boys race with a time of 17:10.3. Crook County was led by Gavin Humphreys, who finished in sixth place with a time of 18:14.3. Other Cowboys included Adam Radabaugh, eighth in 18:15.0; Kernan Teasdale, 16th with a time of 19:14.2; Jacob McKinnon, 23rd in 19:39.3; Taylor Harper, 26th in 19:43.2, Hunter Davic, 29th in 19:50.0; and Russell Rodgers, 31st with a time of 19:58.5.

Madras, a Tri-Rivers Conference rival, had just four runners compete and was led by Isaiah Wapsheli, who finished in 24th place with a time of 19:39.6. Other White Buffalos in the race included Deklyn Parton in 46th place with a time of 21:21.3, Jayden Esquiro who was 73rd with a time of 26:24.4 and Sean Deller, who finished in 76th place with a time of 27:59.1.

Philomath won the girls competition with 64 points. They were followed by Burns, 72, Crook County, 86, Caldera, 90, Sisters, 110, Cascade, 119, Madras, 149 and Redmond, 159. Ridgeview, La Pine, Cottage Grove and Trinity Lutheran also ran, but did not field complete teams.

Ella Bartlett of Sisters won the race with a time of 20:50.0. Crook County's top three runners ran in a pack with Pati Carne finishing 11th in 22:31.4, Natalia Crass 12th in 22:35.1 and Ruby Snider 123th with a time of 22:35.2. PMG PHOTO BY LON AUSTIN - Adam Radabaugh finished eightth Saturday

The first Madras runner to cross the finish line was Hannah MacDuffee, who took 15th with a time of 22:38.2.

The remaining Crook County runners were Chalis Buekert, 27th in 24:01.2, Emily Rice, 45th with a time of 26:21.6 and Jane Rice, 51st in 28:00.6.

For the White Buffalos, Emily Picard finished in 32nd with a time of 24:24.1, while Talise Wapsheli was 36th in 24:48.1, Kahmussa Green, 50th in 27:57.3 and Maria Erostarbe Ferrer, 56th with a time of 32:42.6.

Crook County showed their team depth winning the boys JV competition, edging Caldera by a point, 35-36.

Caldera's Ash McCown won the race with a time of 20:05.6, while Aidan Bonner was second for Crook County with a time of 20:22.4. Other Cowboys in the race were Riddley Barker, fourth in 20:57.6; Justin Mitchell, fifth in 21:05.0; Joel Rice, sixth in 21:26.2; Wyatt Otnes, 18th with a time of 23:02.1; Sawyer Woolsey, 24th in 23:21.2; Josh Belz, 34th in 24:39.8; Ethan Glenn, 39th in 25:45.6; Anthony Crider, 48th with a time of 29:46.8; and Logan Brasher, who finished 51st with a time of 31:50.8.

Philomath's Aneeka Steen won the girls JV race with a time of 23:42.2 as the Warriors were the only school to field a complete team. For the Cowgirls, Jazlin Howe finished in 10th in 30:15.6 while Sawyer McDonald was 14th with a time of 31:32.0.

Crook County next races on Thursday at the Gold Rush Run, which will be held in John Day.

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