Cross country round-up
Molalla's cross country team ventured down the Columbia Gorge for the Bridgette Nelson meet in The Dalles on Sept. 24.
Though neither boys or girls were able to field a full-scoring side, there were some solid runs in the invitational.
Leading the way for Molalla was Riley Reynolds, who finished 16th over the 5,000 meter course, clocking a time of 20 minutes, 22.3 seconds.
He was followed by Clayton Huitt in 30th place (22:43.7), Osten Terry in 34th (22:56.4), and Jecel Cortes in 39th (24:34.4).
On the girls side, Crista Baurer finished 25th in 29:39.5, while Kylie Benim was 26th in 29:40.7.
The Indians have a nice little break for training before resuming competition Oct. 9 at the Paul Mariman Invitational in Philomath.
The Country Christian boys cross country team snagged a third place team finish Sept. 24 at the Champs Invitational in Lebanon.
The boys scored 146 points to finish behind Bandon (47) and Westside Christian (94).
Leading the way for the boys was Cooper Halverson's 18th place run over 5,000 meters with a time of 18:54.29. Joining was Matthew Dewar in 24th (19:13.96), Elijah Wallbaum in 35th (19:34.08), Timothy Ewing in 53rd (20:26.27), Casey Ives (71st, 21:09.46), and Lonnie Hester (78th, 21:32.78).
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