Usual suspects top Region III races

AnchorageSeptember 28, 2013 

Allie Ostrander of Kenai and Levi Thomet of Kodiak, who have set the pace throughout the cross country season, conducted business as usual Saturday at the Region III championships in Seward.

Ostrander crushed the girls field with a 5-kilometer time of 18:06, giving her a comfortable win over runnerup Alex Mathis of Wasilla (19:16.24).

Thomet took the boys victory in 16:06.95 for a 35-second win over Kenai’s Johan Theisen.

In Class 1-2-3A competition,  Grace Christian’s Daniel Serventi posted a 13-second win over Anchorage Christian’s Austin Monzon, winning in 16:54.53.

Homer’s Megan Pitzman topped the 1-2-3 girls in 19:33.13.

Grace Christian swept the Class 1-2-3A titles, Wasilla claimed the 4A girls crown and Kodiak eked out a victory in 4A boys in a tight, three-way race — the Bears scored 42 points, Colony scored 45 and Kenai 48.

 

Region III cross country championships

Class 1-2-3A

Boys team scores — 1) Grace Christian 37, 2) Anchorage Christian 46, Homer 76, Seward 98, Skyview 112, Valdez 160.

Top 15 boys — 1) Serventi, Daniel, Grace,  16:54.53. 2) Monzon, Austin, ACS, 17:08.02. 3) Ochoa, Pedro, Homer, 17:15.76. 4)  Moore, Matthew, Seward, 17:16.18. 5) Karlberg, Hans, Grace,  17:20.68. 6) Evans, Keaton, ACS, 17:23.83. 7) Todd, Michael, ACS,  17:38.44. 8) Hilbish, Micah, Skyview, 17:38.93. 9) Isaacs, Ivan David,  Grace,  17:40.86. 10) Laker, Josh, Grace,  17:51.50. 11)  Vantrease, Josh, Homer, 17:54.03. 12) Spencer, Andrew, Houston, 17:56.68.  13) McLaughlin, Luke, Grace,  18:02.81. 14) Sorensen, Graysen,  Grace,  18:06.19. 15) Graves, Nate, ACS, 18:07.67.

Girls team scores — 1) Grace Christian 24, 2) Homer 31, 3) ACS 99, 4) Seward 103, 5) Valdez 105.

Top 15 girls — 1) Pitzman, Megan, Homer, 19:33.13. 2) Hamberger, Sara, Cordova,   20:12.56. 3) Wayner, Harmony, Grace,  20:21.53. 4) Davis, Jodi,  Grace,  20:41.48. 5) Arnold, Elle, Grace,  20:44.69. 6) Wacslawski, Aurora, Homer, 20:50.67. 7) Rowe, Kayla, Grace,   20:54.13. 8) Mitchell, Molly, Homer, 20:54.74. 9) Shemet Pitcher, Ziza, Homer, 21:19.18. 10) Applegate, Cheyenne, Grace,  21:31.35.  11) Lauren, Evarts, Homer, 21:38.68. 12) Allen, Stephanie, Valdez,  21:40.88. 13) VanDenHoogen, Carolyne, Grace,  22:06.02. 14) Pfeiffenberger, Alice, Seward, 22:06.56. 15) Cusick, Emily, Grace,   22:37.39. 

Class 4A

Girls team scores — 1) Wasilla 38, 2) Soldotna 49, 3) Colony 76, 4) Palmer 86, 5) Kodiak 117, 6) Kenai 124.

Top 15 girls — 1) Ostrander, Allie, Kenai, 18:06.00. 2) Mathis, Alex, Wasilla,  19:17.24. 3) Hutchings, Olivia, Soldotna, 19:37.79. 4) Burroughs,  Mariah, Wasilla, 19:54.43. 5) Mathis, Peggy, Wasilla, 20:06.61. 6) Woodings, Ruby, Palmer, 20:16.30. 7) McCormick, Dani, Soldotna, 20:22.14.  8) Bowker, Elisabeth, Colony, 20:27.28. 9) Burroughs, Riley, Wasilla,  20:30.03. 10) Powers, Cathelyne, Colony, 20:31.58. 11) Fox, Sadie,  Soldotna, 20:44.61. 12) Nelson, Daisy, Soldotna, 20:54.31. 13) Contreras, Samantha, Palmer, 21:01.99. 14) Bigley, Zoe, Kodiak, 21:19.75. 15) Geraghty, Coleen, Colony, 21:24.54. 

Boys team scores — 1) Kodiak 42, 2) Colony 45, 3) Kenai 48, 4) Wasilla 94, 5) Palmer 138, 6) Soldotna 160.

Top 15 boys — 1) Thomet, Levi, Kodiak, 16:06.95. 2) Theisen, Jonah, Kenai,  16:42.13. 3) Theisen, Jordan, Kenai, 16:52.97. 4) Schafer,  Brandon, Colony, 17:09.03. 5) Sessom, Boaz, Colony, 17:26.29. 6) Osowski, Keith, Kodiak, 17:30.68. 7) Fried, Levi, Kodiak, 17:33.61. 8) Kopsack, Lyon, Colony, 17:39.32. 9) Lee, Brendon, Wasilla, 17:46.25. 10) Cooper, Travis, Kenai, 17:55.55. 11) Rubina, Anthony, Kodiak,  17:56.21. 12) Peterson-Thompson, Dakota, Colony, 17:58.63. 13) Michaud, Fox, Kenai, 18:03.28. 14) Foster, Hayden, Palmer,  18:04.61. 15) Reed, Lane, Wasilla, 18:05.68.

 

 

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