Both the boys and the girls teams of the Mountlake Terrace High School cross country found themselves in tough battles at their only home meet of the year on Thursday; the girls squad just edged out the Lynnwood Royals for the top spot in the tri-team meet, while the boys team finished a close second to the Kamiak Knights.
Top finishers for the Hawk girls were freshman Katherine Gustafson and Sophia Nelson, finishing third and fourth with times of 17:06 and 17:10 over the 2.7 mile course. Placing fifth and sixth were sophomores Ella Schroth and Katherine Walters with times of 17:34 and 17:39. Sisters Mikayla and Malia Pivic of Lynnwood finished 1-2 in the event.
For the boys, top Terrace finishers were senior Jack Pearce placing second at 14:13, just three seconds behind winner Seth Villanueva of Kamiak. Senior Peter Kidane placed fourth at 14:38, senior Nathan Sparks came in sixth at 14:53, and senior Wyatt Allemann grabbed eighth at 14:49.
You can see a complete list here: click www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/Results/Meet.aspx?Meet=84949#483.
MTHS Cross Country: boys team results – Kamiak 27, Mountlake Terrace 31, Lynnwood 76;
girls team results – Mountlake Terrace 32, Lynnwood 36, Kamiak 52
Next MTHS meet: versus Lake Stevens and Mount Vernon, Thursday, Oct. 3, 3:45 p.m. at Lake Stevens High School
In other Hawk action from Friday, Sept. 27, the boys tennis team
MTHS Boys Tennis: Glacier Peak 6 – Mountlake Terrace 1
Records: Mountlake Terrace 0-5 in league play, 2-6 overall; Glacier Peak 2-3, 4-4
Next MTHS match: versus Everett, Monday, Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m. at Clark Park in Everett