The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Cross Country


September 13, 2018

Wahkiakum High School and John C. Thomas Middle School cross country runners competed in two events this week.

At a La Center meet last Wednesday, high school and middle school athletes ran a 1.5 mile course.

Eighth grader Kaiden Ray, the sole Warrior runner, came in 42nd in a field of 56. He finished with a time of 13:23.3.

Senior Leif Carroll led the Mule boys with a time of 11:47.9 for 81st place in a field of 109. Ninth grader Levi Hauff finished in 83rd place with a time of 11:49.3.

In a field of 53, ninth grade twins, Kimberlee and Alexzandria Watkins took 43rd and 44th place respectively, with times of 14:52.9 and 15:41.0.

The team traveled to Onalaska on Tuesday. Problems were reported with the timing equipment, but the following results were posted:

Ray joined 40 other runners in a 2,800 meter middle school race, and finished with a time of 12:32.62 for 18th place.

Carroll and Hauff were two of 91 runners in a 5,000 meter high school men’s race. Carroll finished with a time of 24:04.4 and took 70th place and Hauff took 73rd place with a time of 24:50.31.

Alexzandria Watkins took 41st place in a field of 56 with a time of 30:20.21 in the women’s 5,000 meter race. Kimberlee Watkins finished in 31:51.37 for 44th place.

Next Tuesday, the team travels to Randle for a Fast and Flat meet at Cascade Peaks.


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