Bruins fare well in own track meet
Shawn Lawrence and Nellie Giammona notched wins for the hosts in the Bear River Cross Country Invitational Saturday.
Lawrence won the overall boys sweepstakes race with a time of 16 minutes, 49 seconds over the three-mile course.
Giammona posted a time of 21:41 to take the girls varsity small-school title.
Bear River’s boys won the small-school division with 34 points.
Colfax won the small-school division with a score of 30. The Lady Bruins were five points behind in second.
Bear River’s junior varsity boys took second with a 47.
Bear River varsity boys
Shawn Lawrence (16:49, 1st); Joe Rohm (18:11, 8th); Greg Rhodes (18:57, 23rd); Pat Lohse (18:58, 24th); Zeke Giammona (18:59, 25th); Aaron Raynesford (19:58, 45th); Chris Hansen (20:08, 47th).
Bear River varsity girls
Nellie Giammona (21:41, 1st); Michelle Wheeler (23:46, 3rd); April Saltenberger (8th); Katie Redmond (9th); Katie Tyrrell (14th).
Bear River JV boys
Jon Zisko (19:48, 5th); Matt Waechter (20:22, 9th); Glen Wheeler (21:29, 10th); Nathan Youngman (22:03, 13th); Ray Giammona (22:20, 15th).
NU Boys place third at Clovis
Nevada Union’s cross country runners fared well at the Clovis Invitational over the weekend.
Led by coach Dan King, the Miners competed in the 31-team annual event in Fresno.
The boy’s varsity team finished third behind Eitoro and Ayala. King said 227 runners finished the 5k run that was won by Jeremy Minenlu of Menlo Park, who finished with a time of 15:51.
Luke Riders was the top NU runner, placing 25th at 16:53. Matt Fretias placed 29th at 16:55, followed by:
Pat Lane (38th at 17:03)
Troy Putman (39th at 17:04)
Brian Dell (59th at 17:19)
Trevor Robertson (71st at 17:24)
Mike McClure (128th at 17:53).
The NU girls placed eighth among 28 teams at the meet in which 192 runners finished.
NU’s Shannon Lingo finished 26th at 20:00. Also finishing for NU were:
Caitlin Schulthiess (37th at 20:13)
Randi Fairweather (63rd at 20:47)
Shannon Buckley (72nd at 20:54)
Karly Powell (73rd at 20:54)
Hanna Brown at 20:55.
– The Union staff
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