The top runners from Mount Si, Bothell and Inglemoor take the lead early on in the race. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Mount Si cross country takes a win and a loss against Bothell and Inglemoor

Mount Si High School’s cross country team faced off against Inglemoor and Bothell during their only home meet of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Mount Si Golf Course.

While Wildcats Joe Waskom and Chloe Cosgrove took first place in their respective 5,000-meter races, only the girls took the team win.

Waskom took first in the boys race with a time of 16:16 and Cosgrove won the girls race with a personal record of 19:02.

For the boys, Waskom was the only Mount Si runner in the top 10; the next runner William Betz, came in at 13th with a time of 17:30.

For the girls, in addition to Cosgrove, Julene McDonald took sixth with 21:01, Addie Kass finished eighth with 21:16, Dora Huestis finished ninth with 21:17, and Gillian Nedblake finished 10th with a time of 21:23.

Also running for the boys were Alexander Helfrich, 17:32; Austin Gappa, 17:36; Spencer Sprague, 17:55; Kian Carson, 18:02; Tyler Bateman, 18:12; Ethan Tuecy, 18:17; Tychon Preston, 18:36; Ezra Gallegos, 19:02; Nicolas Ayling, 19:52; David Rice, 19:52; and Taylor Crook, 20:03.

For the girls, Mackenzie Saunders, 21:40; Lexi Winter, 21:51; Rosamarie Bateman, 21:52; Quinn Van Buren, 22:11; Eliza Betz, 22:30; Jolie Breitbach, 23:29; Isabella Laguna Cordero, 23:47; Kassi Winter, 23:53.3; Sophia Hulet, 24:11; Kayla Christmas, 24:12; and Kinsey Steskal, 24:17.

The team’s next meet is the KingCo League Championships on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah.

Chloe Cosgrove won the girls 5,000 meter race with a time of 19:02. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Mount Si Girls took the win over Bothell and Inglemoor at the home meet on Oct. 11. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Joe Waskom maintained his lead throughout the race and came out on top with a time of 16:16. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)