Cross Country News
South & North-West Regional Cross Country Photos and Results
The South and North-West regions held their regional cross country championships this weekend.
On the men's side, Lane won the South Region title just edging by the narrowest of margins runner-up Clackamas 38 to 39. Mt. Hood came in third with 69.
Lane sophomore Jonathan Cornish out kicked his freshman teammate Ben Harter for the individual title in the 8K with a time of 26:15 to 26:24.
Lane head coach Mike Blackmore was named the Men's Cross Country Southern Region Coach of the year.
Everett out distanced runner-up Green River 26 to 52 to claim the North-West region title with Highline coming in at third with 58 points.
Highline freshman Endalkachew Abebaw took the individual men's title with a time if 27:10.4 in the 8k race. Everett sophomore Stephen Dietz was second with a time of 27:13.7.
Everett head coach Frank Dauncey was named the Men's North-West Region Coach of the Year.
Lane also claimed the Women's South Region title with an easy victory over runner-up Mt. Hood 39 points to 56 with Clackamas taking third with 68 points.
Mt. Hood freshman Georgia Glovatsky won the 5k cruising to a 23 second win over Lane sophomore Nicole Maurmann 18:42 to 19:05.
Mt. Hood head coach Jim Satterfield was named the South Region Cross Country Women's Coach of the Year.
Everett placed runners 4th through 8th to take the North-West Region title with 25 points over runner-up Olympic who tallied 39 points. Green River placed third with 78.
Olympic freshman Camille Shiflett completely out paced the field with a time of 19:03.1 to take a 42 second victory over freshman teammate Kat Ramsey who turned in a time of 19:45.4 in the 5K. Skagit Valley sophomore Madeline Wing claimed third with a time of 21:05.4.
Olympic head coach Dan Dittmer was named the North-West Region Coach of the Year.
|North-West Region Men's Champions Everett|
|North-West Region Women's Champions Everett|
|North-West Region Men's Runner-Up: Green River|
|North-West Region Women's Runner-Up: Olympic|
|North-West Region Top Eight Men|
|North-West Region Top Eight Women|
|North-West Region Coaches of the Year: Dan Dittmer & Frank Dauncey|
|South Region Men's Champions Lane|
|South Region Women's Champions Lane|
|South Region Men's Runner-Up:Clackamas|
|South Region Women's Runner-Up: Mt. Hood|
|South Region Top Ten Men|
|South Region Top Ten Women|