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Clean sweep at Metro Champs! Frosh/Soph Girls started off with a first place finish by Ellie Damian and a team win with the help of Larissa Yee, Michelle Wee, Harper Johnston and Olivia Correia. The Frosh/Soph Boys followed with a 1-2-3-4 finish by Fletcher Lux, Jackson Wedel, Ryan Tang and Andrew Yee. Jackson Evans rounded out the top 5, with an 8th place overall. The Varsity Girls dominated taking the top 6 spots overall. Freshman Louie McNatt crossed the line first in 19:05, followed closely by Molly Dreher and Anna McNatt, both in in 19:06. Julia Heckey took the 4th spot. Freshman Olivia Johnson and senior Camille Combrink were 5th and 6th, both with big PRs. The Varsity Boys followed suit taking the top 4 spots, with Joe Wiley in first, followed by Damon Lin, Parker Van Ostrand and Nelson McMahon. Ben Yeargain filled in the 5th spot with a 3 mile PR. Great job from everyone! There were lots of improvements; 32 out 34 athletes had their best time for the course and many by a huge margin. Most improved goes to Trevor Tillett for taking 7 minutes and 52 seconds off his time from Metro #1! Go Lions!
In the first race of the day, the Frosh/Soph Boys team finished in a 7th place tie with Inderkum after scoring the top 5 runners (Andrew Yee, Ryan Tang, Joe Bogdan, Jackson Evans and Kai Sorensen). The tie-breaker is the 6th runner, which went to McClatchy, thanks to Alec Redmond, who beat the Inderkum’s 6th runner by 0.04s! The Frosh/Soph Girls looked strong with a 3rd place finish. Scoring 5 were Louie McNatt, Olivia Johnson, Larissa Yee, Michelle Wee and Harper Johnston. In the Varsity Girls race, the Lions took 5th place out 15 teams, with Julia Heckey, Anna McNatt, Camille Combrink, Kary Soubinh and Claire Finney. The Varsity Boys took 13th, with Nelson McMahon, Jackson Wedel, Colby Tell, Fletcher Lux and Henry Chadwick. Go Lions!
The Varsity Girls started off the day with an impressive 6th place finish out of 32 teams. Freshman Anna McNatt led the team with a PR of 19:06. Louie McNatt and Molly Dreher battled it out at the finish for the 2nd and 3rd spots, with a 19:13 and 19:14, respectively. Julia Heckey was 4th for McClatchy and Camille Combrink rounded out the top 5. The Varsity Boys were 24th out of 34 teams. Joe Wiley led the team, followed closely by Damon Lin and Ben Yeargain with PRs of 17:03 and 17:23. Nelson McMahon and Parker Van Ostrand were 4th and 5th for McClatchy. For the Frosh/Soph Boys, Jackson Wedel and Andrew Yee ran a PRs of 17:31 and 18:39, respectively. For the Frosh/Soph Girls, Larissa Yee was the top runner with a course PR of 22:08. Go Lions!
The Varsity Boys started off the day with almost everyone running a PR. Joe Wiley led the team with a 15:50, followed by Parker Van Ostrand and Nelson McMahon. Senior Colby Tell and sophomore Jackson Wedel stepped up with a huge PRs to take the 4th and 5th spots for the Lions. The boys were 23rd out of 43 teams. The Varsity Girls looked strong taking 11th place out of 28 teams. Julia Heckey led the pack, followed by Molly Dreher, Anna McNatt , Camille Combrink and Olivia Johnson; all with big PRs . In the Frosh/Soph boys race, Joe Bogdan took the top spot for the Lions with a PR of 12:06, followed by Kai Sorensen, Jackson Evans, Tait de Boer and Alexander Li; all with PRs. In the Open Boys race, Nick Tidwell, Alex Flores and Trevor Tillett represented the Lions with with a trio of PRs as well. Finally, in the Open Girls race the Lions took 4th place out of 13 teams, with Ellie Damian kicking it in for 6th place overall out of 202 runners. She was followed by Astrid Sanchez in 12th, Kary Soubinh in 20th and Billie Cooper and Claire Finney in 73rd and 74th. Go Lions!
It was a hot day at Willow Hills with temperatures reaching the upper 90s and on a tough course, athletes were really challenged! The Varsity Girls finished 10th overall and were led by Molly Dreher in 15th place out of 257. Freshman, Anna McNatt was 2nd for the Lions followed by Camille Combrink, Astrid Sanchez and Kary Soubinh. The Varsity Boys took 4th place out of 44 teams, and were led by Joe Wiley in 6th place out of 347. Parker Van Ostrand, Nelson McMahon and Damon LIn were 2, 3, 4 for the LIons. Sam Hemesath rounded out the top 5. The Frosh/Soph Boys were 8th and once again Jackson Wedel and Fletcher Lux led the Lions with an 8th and 12th place finish out of 294. Other top finishers for the Lions were Andrew Yee, Tait Deboer and Joe Bogdan. The Frosh/Soph Girls captured 3rd place overall, with Freshman Olivia Johnson leading the pack in 11th place out of 158. The sophomore crew of Harper Johnston, Olivia Correia, Michelle Wee and Larissa Yee completed the top 5. Most improved for this week goes to Molly Dreher and Alec Redmond. Great job everyone under tough conditions. Go Lions!