Miners take third at first league meet
Led by Simon Lambert’s fifth-place finish, Nevada Union’s boys cross country team captured third place Wednesday in its first Sierra Foothill League meet of the year.
Dominic Castro-Wehr finished 10th on the 3-mile course at Johnson Spring View Park in Rocklin. He was followed by Thomas McAtee in 11th, Sam Asher (21st), Parker Scanlon (26th), Joey Rodrigues (30th) and Kael Newton (31st).
The freshman-sophomore boys runners took fifth place on a 1.85-mile course at the Rocklin meet.
David French finished 11th and was followed by Robert Sekerak, who finished 3 seconds behind French in 12th place. The two leaders were followed by Alex Voboril (34th), Brennan McGee (53rd), and Colton Miles (62nd).
Nevada Union girls take fifth
NU girls couldn’t quite break through with anybody finishing in the top 20 at the Wednesday’s Rocklin meet. The Miners finished in a race won and dominated by Granite Bay.
Sara Marshall captured 23rd place with a time of 21:23. Marshall was followed by Lauren Arnett (five seconds later) in 24th, Jessica Boutte (33rd), Peggy McBride-Henslee (34th), Annie Creasey (36th) and Anina Lawrence (37th).
NU’s freshmen-sophomore girls faired a little better, capturing third place at the Rocklin meet.
Rachel Brink spurred the team with a first-place finish and Elena Bilheimer followed in second place, three seconds later.
Other finishers included Kali Arvidson (27th), Ali Rodriguez (29th) and Kiana Kraft (30th).
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