Cross country team hosts LC and Sehome


by Ian Ferguson

In the Borderites’ only home meet of the season, both boys and girls teams fell to Lynden Christian and Sehome, but a few runners put forth strong individual showings.XC-1

Hillary Kiele ran the 5k course at Peace Arch Park in 20:48.72, which earned her second place out of 44 girls.

“She looked composed and steady the whole way through,” said Paul Wood, a Canadian runner from White Rock who often watches the races at Peace Arch Park. “She had a solid race.”

Freshman Sophia Dwyer ran a 22:45.72 to place 12th in the girls run, setting a personal record.

On the boys side, Parker Morris led the way for Blaine, with a time of 18:04.35. Morris placed eight out of 82 runners. Charlie Baldwin ran a 19:01.2, good for 21st place.

Blaine’s next race is at the Mt. Baker Invite at Silver Lake on Saturday, September 27. The meet begins at 11 a.m.


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