Wa-Hi girls win Ellensburg track invite


ELLENSBURG — The Wa-Hi girls’ cross country team finished first in a pack of 10 teams at the Ellensburg Invite Saturday. The Wa-Hi boys grabbed eighth out of 16 teams.

Courtney Cox finished second behind Cashmere’s Angela Knishka with a time of 14 minutes and 53 seconds to lead the Blue Devil girls.

Hannah Hampson claimed third (15:06) and Catherine Feistner ran to a finish of fourth (15:11).

Lea Davidson was close behind in eighth (15:19).

Emily Leinweber finished in 19th place (16:38).

Haley Peterson and Perla Villegas finished 41st (17:55) and 46th (18:27), respectively.

Sean Newcomb (11:50) won the boys’ side after finishing more than 20 seconds ahead of Justin Irvin from West Valley-Yakima.

Zach Telfer and Dan Butler finished back-to-back, in 38th (13:32) and 39th place (13:33).

Lucas Larreau and Jacob Leinweber took 53rd (13:52) and 59th (13:57), respectively.

Micah Wilwand finished with a time of 14:10, to take 67th.

The Blue Devils next compete in the Sun Dodger Invitational Saturday in Seattle.


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