Both the Chelan Boys and Girls Cross-Country Teams won their respective races at the Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course to win the Caribou Trail League Championships.
Chelan Goats win the CTL XC Championships
By Richard Uhlhorn
In cross-country it is all a numbers game and where the individual runners place overall that determines the team winners. Yesterday, Thursday, October 23, on a perfect day for running, the Goats and Lady Goats both captured this year’s Caribou Trail League Team Championships. The Lady Goats are repeat winners having won the championship last year also. The boys placed third last year, so elevated themselves to the number one position.
In the girls varsity race, Gabby Guillen was challenged on the 3.1 mile course by her LakeRoosevelt challenger and it wasn’t until the final run up hill that Gabby pulled away for good and coming down the side, opened a substantial lead to take first place in .
The rest of the Lady Goats ran great races to complete the team win with Lyndsey Fox placing fourth in 18:53, followed by Mari Schramm in fifth place with a . Madi Knaub and Cody Knaub ran 13th and 14th respectively with Mirell Carreon and Sara Waskewitz running 16th and 17th.
On the boys side it was senior Chase Anderson finishing in third place with a time on the course. “He isn’t having his best day,” said Coach Mark Anderson. It was good enough to lead the Goats to the team victory with Raven Berman placing a solid fifth place with a time of and Cyrus Desmarais placing sixth place in a time of . Niles Desmarais was 11th followed by Tyler Clark in 13th place. Jorge Maldonado was 23rd and Jorge Maldonado was 24th.
Over on the JV side the young girls came in first, second, third, fifth and seventh to win that race. (see results below.)
The JV boys were lead to the finish line by Hank Burton who ran a respectable for first place. He was followed by Ian Wyant in second place with a time of . (See results below.)
On Saturday, November 1, the two teams will head to the District VI Championships at Walla WallaState Park in Wenatchee. Time will be announced later.
Gaby Guillen 17:48-1st place
Lyndsey Fox 18:53-4th place
Mari Schramm 19:03-5th place
Madi Knaub 20:06-13th place
Cody Knaub 20:15-14th place
Mirella Carreon 20:25-16th place
Sara Waskewitz 20:26-17th place
The girls team won the league championship team title.Gaby Guillen won the girls individual league championship title.
Chase Anderson 15:36-3rd place
Raven Berman 15:53-5th place
Cyrus Desmarais 16:08-6th place
Niles Desmarais 16:22-11th place
Tyler Clark 16:46-13th place
Jorge Maldonado 17:45-23rd place
Jessie Shockley 18:06-24th place
The boys team won the league championship team title.
Kari Clausen 20:40-1st place
Solin Castro 21:33-2nd place
Alicia Dodge 23:22-3rd place
Kyra Wyant 24:17-5th place
Madison Cogswell 26:27-7th place
Hank Burton 17:35-1st place
Ian Wyant 17:46-2nd place
Jake Ryan 18:07-3rd place
Josiah Hunter 19:20-5th place
Wes Field 21:18-11th place
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