Colony's Sessom and Michaelson run down XC-running titles

Anchorage Daily NewsSeptember 13, 2012 

Colony's Boaz Sessom and Audrey Michaelson both ran to victory Thursday at the Mat-Su Borough Cross-Country Running Championships on the Colony High trails.

Sessom helped the Colony boys to a team title, finishing 2.5-kilometers in 8 minutes, 13.7 seconds. Michaelson won the girls' race in 9:06, leading Colony to a second-place finish behind Wasilla.

Mat-Su Borough Cross-Country Running Championships

At Colony High

Boys

Team results -- 1) Colony, 23; 2) Wasilla, 54; 3) Palmer, 55; 4) Su Valley, 120.

Individual results -- 1) Boaz Sessom, Colony, 8:10.3; 2) Chris Osiensky, Palmer, 8:11.4; 3) Brandon Schafer, Colony, 8:13.7; 4) Lyon Kopsack, Colony, 8:14.1; 5) Sean Herrmann, Palmer, 8:19.9; 6) Brendon Lee, Wasilla, 8:26.1; 7) Darien Sinnett, Colony, 8:26.8; 8) Lane Reed, Colony, 8:31.8; 9) Shannon Carpenter, Wasilla, 8:37.5; 10) Kamber Lucas, Colony, 8:37.8.

Girls

Team results -- 1) Wasilla, 24; 2) Colony 34; 3) Palmer, 85; 4) Su Valley, 104.

Individual results --1) Audrey Michaelson, Colony, 9:06.0; 2) Peggy Mathis, Wasilla, 9:12.6; 3) Mariah Burroughs, Wasilla, 9:18.3; 4) Jenna Ford, Wasilla, 9:27.2; 5) Riley Burroughs, Wasilla, 9:32.5; 6) Makenzie Thompson, Colony, 9:40.2; 7) Bailey Meier, Colony, 9:55.6; 8) Samantha Contreras, Palmer, 10:01.9; 9) Tracie Haan, Colony, 10:13.5; 10) Alysha Devine, Wasilla, 10:19.1.

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