Country at Seaport Invite
The Prairie Cross Country team competed at the Seaport Invite hosted by Clarkston High School in Clarkston Saturday, Sept. 15.
Ciara Chaffee, who had issues with a new dental retainer affecting her breathing in the previous meet, was Prairie’s top finisher with a 21st place finish in the girls varsity race.
As a team the girls finished 8th but third among schools they will compete against at District.
Chaffee’s time was 22:06.20. Next up for the girls team was Kendra Duclos in 43rd place in 23:53.71. Maria Schmidt was 49th in 24:55.14. Kyleigh Duclos was 52nd in 25:10.31, just edging out teammate Jessie Sonnen who was 53rd in 25:11.07. Hope McIntire wasn’t far behind in 54th in 25:24.39 with Mattie Lustig right behind McIntire in 55th in 25:29.06.
Tanner Hibbard was the top finisher on the boys varsity team as he placed 40th in 18:32. 89. As a team Prairie was 10th overall, 4th among district teams.
Devin Ross was next across the finish line for Prairie in 54th in 19:44.04. James Villamor placed 60th in 20:14.16 with William Hooper in 67th in 21:40.59. Justin Lockett was 74th in 22:28.89.
Prairie had 2 runners in the girls JV race with Kerri Villamor finishing in 11th place in 25:11.51 and Jacey Rambo placing 19th in 28:03.07.
Prairie also had 2 runners in the boys JV race with Alex McElroy, in his first race, finishing in 98th in 25:26.29. Ryan Arnzen placed 109th in 30:20.27.
Prairie also had their first ever junior high runners with 2 girls in the 1.5 mile junior high race. Zoey Hooper place 14th in 10:12.89 and Julia Rehder placed 69th in 12:58.12.
The CrossCountry team has cancelled out of the Moscow meet which had been moved from Saturday to Friday and has added a meet hosted by Timberline at Deyo Reservoir on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
The also cancelled out of the Potlatch Invitational which was held Sept. 18, due to illness.
PHS Crosscountry Schedule
9-Inland Empire Challenge, Lewiston, 8 a.m.
18-District I-II Meet, Lewiston Orchards
27-State Meet, Lewiston Orchards