Oakmont Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country on Sep 01 2019 at 06:25PM PDT

The racing season has begun and we are off to a great start! Varsity Girls took 8th out of 16, with Molly Dreher leading the way in her first cross country meet ever. Camille Combrink, Astrid Sanchez, Kary Soubinh and Clara McNatt rounded out the top 5. Varsity Boys were 5th of 26 teams, lead by Joe Wiley, followed closely by Parker Van Ostrand. Damon Lin and Nelson McMahon were 3rd and 4th for McClatchy and Ben Yeargain was 5th. The frosh/soph boys took 6th of 14. Jackson Wedel, also in his first cross country race was 1st for McClatchy, with Fletcher Lux only a fraction of a second behind. Other scorers for McClatchy were Ryan Tang, Andrew Yee and Tait de Boer. The frosh/soph girls took 5th of 17 teams, and their top runner was Louie McNatt in 3rd place overall out of 189 runners. She was followed by Anna McNatt, Michelle Wee, Olivia Correia and Larissa Yee. Both frosh/soph teams ran the fastest team times for McClatchy on the Maidu Park course, since we started running it 2016. Finally, we had a lot of improvements; 100% athletes who ran this meet last year improved their times, with most improved going to Kary Soubinh who took 2:06 off her time and Ryan Tang for the boys who dropped 1:29. Go Lions!