North Sevier cross country traveled to South Sevier last Wednesday and then Spanish Fork on Friday. Though the boys didn’t finish how they wanted in South Sevier, they had some good finishes with Keaton Hallows placing 4th and Tate Goble 9th, followed by Greyson Bennett, a new sophomore to the team, Ayden Crane, Braxton MacArt, Jacob Johnson, Arturo Ledezma, Caden Johnson, Braygen Maxwell, Kamden Saling, & Raiden Johnson. San Juan placed first in the tournament followed by Beaver and Enterprise, then North Sevier, Kanab, Grand, Delta, Parowan, and South Sevier.
The girls showed up ready to make their mark already in 2A this year. Karla McCoy ran an excellent race placing third overall with a time of 20.20. The girls were able to take home the win with three others in the top 10: Brooklin Goble 7th, Ciarra Anderson 8th, Avery Smith 10th with Sydney Bosh close behind at 18th. Also running for the girls’ team was Judith Laurent and Gracey Lambertsen. Girls team points were 1st North Sevier 34, 2nd: Beaver 59, Parowan 79, Delta 114, San Juan 115, and Enterprise 131.
Running against mostly against 4A-6A schools in Spanish Fork, North Sevier runners were able to accomplish really good times in very fast-paced races. In the girls’ freshman/sophomore race Ciarra Anderson lead the team with the time of 20.43 getting 32nd out of 160 runners, Karla McCoy 41st and Brooklin Goble 55th. Avery Smith was able to run in the varsity race getting a time of 23.50. In the boys’ freshman/sophomore race Braxton MacArt ran a 10.05 placing 37th out of 237 runners, Jacob Johnson 57th, Greyson Bennett 63rd, and Caden Johnson (a strong incoming freshman) 73rd. In the boys’ varsity race Keaton Hallows led the team with a time of 17.28, followed by Tate Goble, Ayden Crane, and Arturo Ledezma.
“We I have two returning seniors and several new runners and are really excited to see what both teams accomplish this year,” said Coach Char Smith.
The team’s next run will be in Gunnison on Wednesday, September 1.