Runners' Week

Wildcats outpaced by Newport,

Mercer Island

Girls - Newport 26, Mercer Island 43, Mount Si 63

The Mount Si cross country team traveled to the home of the

Islanders on Thursday, Sept. 30, for a KingCo 3A event with Newport and

Mercer Island. The Knights prevailed in the women's race, with Newport's

Jodee Adams-Moore crossing the line first at 19:18. No Wildcat runners

finished in the top ten.

Boys - Newport 26, Mercer Island 43, Mount Si 63

In the men's race, Newport's Adam Lawless paced his team with

a winning time of 17:10. Mount Si's Mike Macrae finished ninth with

a time of 18:00.

The next meet for the runnin' Wildcats is Thursday, Oct. 7,

when Mount Si hosts Liberty and Sammamish High Schools.

Red Wolves

fall to Issaquah, Bellevue

Girls - Issaquah 26, Bellevue 39, Cedarcrest 69

Cedarcrest's Kelly Ramirez made a strong showing on the

3.0-mile course at Issaquah High School last Thursday, placing fourth with a

time of 21:31. The race winner was Issaquah's Whitney Stern, with

a 20:16.

Boys - Issaquah 27, Bellevue 45, Cedarcrest 53

The Wolves' James Conrick had another exemplary run, placing

second to Bellevue's Ricky Brackett with a time of 16:16. Teammates

Danny Abell (17:09) and Eric Pedeferri (17:13) placed eighth and tenth


In Saturday's Sunfair Invitational Race at Franklin Park in

Yakima, Conrick carried the flag for Cedarcrest, placing 19th with a

time of 16:23. The men's event - which saw participation by schools from

Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana - was won by Seattle's University

High School. Max Schmidt of University won the three-mile race with a time

of 15:10.

The next meet for Cedarcrest is Thursday, Oct. 7, when the

Red Wolves' thin clads travel to Saints' country for a run with Interlake

and Skyline.

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