Cross-country runners beat the bear

First race of the season at Cottonwood Island Park, Prince George

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the NVSS X-C team ran their first race, the first of the Zone 8 – Cariboo-North East cross country running series.

The NVSS X-C team of 20 runners represented a third of the field of 60 students from nince other schools.

Senior boys ran 5.4 km. Elementary students ran 2.0 km. All other classes ran 3.7 km.

Results with NVSS student names, race placings, time and pace per kilometre is as follows:

Elem. gr. 7 boys: Tanton Mueller 1st 8:28, 4:14; Marek Baker 3rd 8:59, 4:30; Julian Lamprecht 5th 12:08, 6:04.

Elem. gr. 7 girls: Danica Bailey 1st 8:45, 4:23; Jaylen Pedersen 2nd 9:13, 4:37; Izzy Racher 3rd 10:04, 5:02; Allis McCleary 5th 10:21, 5:11; Nikki McKinlay 6th 12:48, 6:24.

Bantam gr. 8 girls: Kate Roberge 5th 17:51, 4:49; Siobhan Klassen 7th 19:08, 5:10; Ava Bergener 9th 22:20, 6:02; Elise Nelson 10th 22:42, 6:08.

Juvenile gr. 9 boys: Hyatt Verduzco 3rd 14:15, 3:51; Brandon Penner 6th 17:04, 4:37; Joshua Habsburg 7th 18:54, 5:06.

Juvenile gr. 9 boys: Nicloe Nevidon 4th 19:06, 5:10.

Junior gr. 10 boys: Nolen McCleary 1st 13:54, 3:45; Rowan Nelson 10th 20:39, 5:35;

Junior gr. 10 girls: Madi MacKinley 7th 24:34, 6:38.

Senior gr. 11, 12 boys: Logan Sewell 5th 22:23 4:09.

The race was hosted by Duchess Park Secondary School. After the race, participants were given medals and ribbons. In a later notice by the race organizer he thanked parents and coaches for help with registration, and recording placings. He also posted a thank you to the bear that kindly did not show up until half an hour after medals had been handed out.

 

Siobhan Klassen grade 8. Photo submitted

Nikki McKinlay grade 7. Photo submitted

Hyatt Verduzco grade 9. Photo submitted

Nicole Nevidon grade 9. Photo submitted

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