There were 23 men's teams and 15 women's at last weekend's Anna Banana Wildcat Cross Country Invitational.
Grand Junction won the team title for the boys while Greeley West won the girls' title.
Delta's boys finished 14th with 343 points. The Lady Panthers had 235 points and finished eighth.
Rangely's William Scoggins blistered the flat course in a time of 16:03.2. Hotchkiss' Cody Bartlett had a time of 16.21.50 to finish fourth and Andrew Tiedemann ran a 17:06 to place 15th.
Delta's Dustin Ownbey took 17:09.20 to run the course and placed 19th to lead the Delta runners. Other Delta runners to finish in the scoring were Jonathen Kinderknecht (27th), Jacob Davignon (85th), Cullen Wear (94th) and Jaden Cowley (120th). Ty Rolf finished 121st.
In all, 147 runners participated in the meet in the boys' division.
For the girls, Greeley West scored just 99 points to earn first place in the team race. Battle Mountain also recorded 99 points to share the top spot. Hotchkiss had 125 points and finished in third place. Delta's Lady Panthers were eighth with 235 points and Paonia was ninth with 237 points.
In the girls' race, Bayfield's Evalou Edwards had a great time of 17:41.30 to win the individual title. Delta's Clarissa Whiting ran a good race and clocked a time of 18:30.80 to place second. Sister, Cleo, wasn't too far behind with a fifth place finish in a time of 18:46.40.
Natalie Anderson and Jenni Celis finished eighth and 11th respectively.
The remaining scoring runners for Delta included Kaylee Dunham (43rd), Julia Stinson (88th) and Leda Stinson (97th). Dakota Wheatley was 98th.
Delta will travel to Cortez for the Cortez Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 6.blog comments powered by Disqus