Thursday’s prep cross country meet at River Meadows Park in Arlington featured two of the top girls squads in the state, the No. 2-ranked 3A Mountlake Terrace Hawks and the No 5-ranked 4A Kamiak Knights.
By placing five runners in the top 10 finishers, the Knights came out on top in the six-team meet; the Hawks earned second place, just 11 points behind Kamiak.
Junior Katherine Gustafson led the Mountlake Terrace team with a second place individual finish among the 98 runners, completing the 5,000-meter course in 20:03.90. Teammate Katherine Walter earned third place at 20:11.10. Other top Hawk finishes included Sophia Nelson in seventh, Ella Schroth in ninth and Marika Jamtaas in 18th.
On the boys’ side, Mountalke Terrace had two runners finish in the top five; junior Braeden Sims placed third in a time of 17:07.10 while teammate Nick Leidig grabbed fifth place in a time of 17:18.10.
To view all the results from the Wesco meet hosted by Arlington, click https://www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/Results/Meet.aspx?Meet=107116#Results.
In other Mountlake Terrace action on Thursday, the girls soccer team were blitzed by the Shorecrest Scots 7-0 in a Wesco 3A match at Edmonds Stadium. At Lynnwood Pool, the Hawk girls swim team got sunk by the Shorewood T-Birds 150-19.
Prep Cross Country: Mountlake Terrace at Arlington meet (5,000 meter course at River Meadows Park)
Girls Team Scores
1) Kamiak 28
2) Mountlake Terrace 39
3) Arlington 97
4) Shorecrest 118
5) Mount Vernon 120
6) Marysville-Getchell 29
Boys Team Scores
1) Arlington 27
2) Marysville-Getchell 73
3) Kamiak 75
4) Shorecrest 98
5) Mountlake Terrace 112
6) Mount Vernon 116
Mountlake Terrace next meet: vs. Everett, Meadowdale and Shorewood, Thursday, Oct. 8, 3:45 p.m. at Hamlin Park in Shoreline
Prep Girls Soccer: Shorecrest at Mountlake Terrace
Shorecrest 4 3 — 7
Terrace 0 0 — 0
Sophia Viviano (Shorecrest), assisted by Alexa Iacolucci, in the 6th minute;
Sophia Viviano (Shorecrest), assisted by Lauren Brown, in the 21st minute;
Gabby Lacson (Shorecrest), assisted by Aleza Iacolucci, in the 22nd minute;
Mara Trostle (Shorecrest) unassisted in the 35th minute;
Ella Nelson (Shorecrest) unassisted in the 46th minute;
Madison Kellogg (Shorecrest), assisted by Alexa Iacolucci, in the 50th minute;
Alexa Iacolucci (Shorecrest) unassisted in the 56th minute
Records: Mountlake Terrace 0-5-0 in Wesco 3A; 2-6-0 overall; Shorecrest 3-1-0, 6-1-1
Mountlake Terrace next meet: vs. Everett, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Field in Everett
Prep Girls Swimming: Mountlake Terrace at Shorewood
Shorewood 150, Mountlake Terrace 19
Mountlake Terrace next meet: vs. Kamiak, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2:45 p.m. at Lynnwood Pool