LAKEWOOD – Arlington took the team title as the Eagle boys had six runners finish in the top 28 out of 196 competitors at the Wesco Cross Country Championships Oct. 10 at Lakewood.
District championships will be Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. at South Whidbey High School.
Sophomore Quincy Fankhauser placed fourth overall in 15 minutes, 31 seconds, just eight seconds behind the winner. Noah Loftis was ninth in 15:38, while sophomore Vincent Loftis was 14th in 15:52. Favian Villanueva was 18th in 15:57, with Blake Landry 22nd in 15:59. Junior Chance Pearston was 28th in 16:08.
Placing 49th was Evan Krautkremer of Marysville Getchell in 16:31. Jack Rimstad was 106th; Michael Nguyen 114th; Cole Norton 128th; Oliver Schwab 133rd; Juan Torres 134th; and Xander Johnson 141st; Placing 64th for Marysville-Pilchuck was Tanner Lauzon in 16:55. Trevor Stone was 70th; Jeffery Richner 136th; and Carson Serge was 181st.
For the girls, Arlington placed sixth as a team.
Taylor Roe of Lake Stevens ran away with it in 17 minutes, 22 seconds, almost a minute ahead of the nearest competitor.
Junior Anne Louise Fernandez was Arlington’s top finisher at 19th in 19:10. Junior Paige Nelson was 26th in 19:32. Katelyn Morris was 31st in 19:35. Junior Maggie Delaney placed 36th in 19:37; Jensyn Smith was 43rd in 19:55 and teammate Bridgette Scott 44th in 19:59.
Placing 40th for Marysville Getchell was sophomore Jasmine Nguyen in 19:47. Teammate sophomore Janae Parsons was right behind her in 42nd in 19:52. Junior Julia Rea was 83rd; Karissa Snyder 119th; Belle Collazo 128th; and Madison Lovold 139th. Tops for M-P was junior Alexia Sandoval in 77th; Summer Sanden 138th; Julia Davis 144th; Hannah Wagner 163rd and Elizabeth Turral 164th.
Meanwhile, Lakewood’s girls finished fifth and the boys seventh at the Northwest Conference Championships last week.
For the girls, junior Callie Buchanan was 12th in 19 minutes, 54 seconds; junior Madison Howe was 18th in 20:30; freshman Alexa Daily 19th in 20:38; junior Holly Riley 40th in 21:51; and junior Jaydee Yargus 46th in 22:19. Torrie Blackwood was 76th and Johanna Schmidt 77th.
For the boys, junior Alex Jensen was 14th in 16 minutes, 50 seconds. Sophomore Gabe Hatch was 28th in 17:14; junior Mario Barletta 36th in 17:42; freshman Jarron Ransford 53rd in 18:03; sophomore Ben Schmidt 63rd in 18:20; and freshman Joseph Heisley 71st in 18:38. Jesse Stoddard was 82nd, and Jorryn Stoddard 111th.
Districts are at South Whidbey at noon Oct. 27.
Tuesday, Athena Dumadag and Ally Head each scored in the second half to help Arlington beat hosting MG 2-1 in each team’s regular-season finale. Sofia Trujillo scored on a penalty kick for the Chargers.
Also Tuesday, Stanwood beat M-P 3-2 in double overtime. In 2A action, Meridian beat Lakewood 2-1.
Lakewood upset Ferndale Monday 2-1. Angela McDonald and Iliana Ramirez scored first-half goals forLakewood. Charlie English and Jaylene Priebe-Garcia assisted on the goals for the Cougars, 5-8-3. Ferndale fell to 8-6-2. Goalie Hailey Kohler was credited with 11 saves in the win. Last week, M-P scored a 5-0 win over Everett. Trina Davis scored two goals and assisted on three more to lead M-P, 4-10-1. Meaghan and Mackensie Connelly, along with Elizabeth Martinez, scored one goal each. Mackenzie also had an assist. Goalkeeper Vanessa Perez had 10 saves. Arlington lost its game to Oak Harbor 2-0, and Lakewood also lost to Lynden Christian in 2A action 2-0.
Wednesday, Arlington beat MG 25-21, 25-18 and 28-26.
Arlington went to 9-3 on the year, while MG is 3-10.
Julia Parra recorded seven kills and seven aces for Arlington. Taylor Pederson added 23 assists, three digs and three aces, while Madelin Frolich also contributed three aces and 11 digs. Sarah Mekelburg had four kills and five digs. Sydney Norton had 21 assists and 11 digs for MG. Mikail Montez had eight kills, Courtney Taylor seven and Alyssa Hagar six. Peyton Schmidt had 21 digs.
M—P and MG played two of the top teams in the Wesco 3A Monday night. Both lost in three sets.
M-P played undefeated Snohomish, 12-0, and fell 25-14, 25-17 and 25-13, dropping to 3-10.
Danika Loucks and Miriah Summers had three kills each for M-P. Jenna Olson had 14 digs and Ayana Sabbas nine assists.
MG fell to Oak Harbor 25-18, 25-22 and 25-14. Oak Harbor is 10-3, while the Chargers dropped to 3-9.
Norton recorded 19 assists, and Montez chipped in six kills for MG. Hagar added three kills and three blocks, while Peyton Schmidt had 19 digs and one service ace.