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

Cross Country


September 23, 2021

The Wahkiakum Mules cross country team is entering their third week of competition this week, heading to Stevenson for a league meet today.

Their season started with a 13 team race in Rainier on Thursday, September 9. Sophomore Nathan Garrett represented the Mule boys in the 2.4 mile run, taking 27th place with a time of 16:39.96. The winning runner, Asher Simpson of Morton/White Pass finished in 13:59.70

The Watkins twins, seniors Kimberlee and Alexandria, represented the Mule girls in their 2.4 mile race. Kimberlee took 19th place with a time of 26:20.17, and Alexandria finished in 30:45.87 for 23rd place. The winning runner, Selena Niemi of Rainier, finished in 15:55.02.

On September 16, the Mules traveled to Cascade Peaks to join five other teams in the Fast and Flat, a 5,000 meter race.

Garrett took 11th place in the boys’ race with a time of 22:03.96. The winner, again Asher Simpson of Morton/White Pass, finished with a time of 18:13.28.

Kimberlee Watkins took sixth place in the girls’ race with a time of 34:08.23. The winner, Ayricka Hughes of Morton/White Pass finished with a time of 23:30.71.


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