The Mountlake Terrace Hawks cross country squads played host to teams from Kamiak and Mount Vernon on Thursday, but used the Wesco League match as little more than a training run in preparation for bigger meets coming up next week.
Even though they ran at slower-than-usual competition speed, the Hawk girls won their three-team race over second place Kamiak and third place Mount Vernon; the Terrace boys placed second in their contest, just three points behind winner Kamiak.
Kamiak Knight Katherine Slack placed first overall in the girls varsity race while Knight teammate Cullen McEachern captured first in the boys’ varsity race.
Terrace Coach Todd Weber had told his runners to pace themselves in the event on Thursday; the Hawk teams have been training hard this week in advance of the Edmonds School District meet on Thursday, Oct. 13, and the George Fox Invitational in Newberg, Oregon on Oct. 15.
In other Terrace results on Thursday, the volleyball squad took an early lead in their match against the Meadowdale Mavericks but couldn’t hold on, losing to the Mavs 3-1 (27-29, 25-19, 25-21, 25-21) at Meadowdale High School.
Goals by Hawks Isabel Kembel and Cassidy Sadler weren’t enough as the Terrace girls soccer team fell to the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks 3-2 in a Wesco League match played in Marysville.
Prep Cross Country: Kamiak, Mount Vernon at Mountlake Terrace, Oct. 6
Boys’ Team Results
1) Kamiak 32
2) Terrace 35
3) Mount Vernon 52
Girls’ Team Results
1) Terrace 35
2) Kamiak 40
3) Mount Vernon 59
Mountlake Terrace next meet: at Edmonds School District meet, Thursday, Oct. 13, 3:15 p.m. at Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace
Prep Volleyball: Mountlake Terrace at Meadowdale, Oct. 6
Meadowdale 3 – Mountlake Terrace 1 (27-29, 25-19, 25-21, 25-21)
Records: Mountlake Terrace 2-5 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 3-6 overall; Meadowdale 5-2 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 6-2 overall
Mountlake Terrace next match: at Mount Vernon Invite, Saturday, Oct. 8, all day
Meadowdale next match: at Monroe Tournament, Saturday, Oct. 8, all day
Prep Girls Soccer: Mountlake Terrace at Marysville-Pilchuck, Oct. 6
Marysville-Pilchuck 3 – Mountlake Terrace 2
Mackensie Connelly (Marysville-Pilchuck), Gabriella Crenshaw (Marysville-Pilchuck), Catrina Wright (Marysville-Pilchuck), Isabel Kembel (Mountlake Terrace), Cassidy Sadler (Mountlake Terrace)
Records: Mountlake Terrace 1-6-1 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 5-6-1 overall; Marysville-Pilchuck 3-1-3 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 4-3-3 overall
Mountlake Terrace next match: versus Lynnwood, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. at Edmonds Stadium
— By Doug Petrowski