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Tualatin girls get sweep in double dual meet

HILLSBORO - The Tualatin High School girls cross country team made it a clean sweep when it faced McMinnville and Glencoe in a Pacific Conference double dual meet held Sept. 28 at Glencoe High School.

At the meet, the Timberwolves bested McMinnville 18-44 and they scored a 16-47 victory over Glencoe. With the two wins, the Tualatin girls improved their league dual meet record to 4-0.

Junior Alli Cross led the way for the Wolves in the victory. She placed first in the 5,000-meter varsity girls race in a time of 19 minutes, 27.18 seconds.

Tualatin senior Kristin Coffman placed second with a mark of 20:18.52. Also for the Timberwolf girls, junior Christine Ho was fourth at 21:51.18, sophomore Alyssa Fuji was fifth at 22:07.74, senior Aubrey Brown was seventh at 22:49.90, junior Megan Shockloss was ninth at 23:12.30 and junior Sarah McDowell was 12th at 23:47.30.

On the boys side at the meet, Tualatin scored a 23-32 win over Glencoe and the Wolves battled McMinnville to a 28-28 deadlock. However, the Grizzlies got the victory by virtue of having the higher-placing sixth runner.

Tualatin senior Nathan Love was the individual winner of last week's meet in a time of 16:45.78.

Also for the Tualatin boys, junior Scott Allred was fourth at 17:19.43, sophomore Travis Snyder was fifth at 17:25.65, freshman Matthew Lovos was 10th at 18:03.52, freshman Bryce Haskin was 16th at 18:22.24, sophomore Adam Mitchell was 17th at 18:23.90 and junior Austin Hunsdon was 25th at 19:09.84.

The Tualatin teams also competed at the eighth-annual Harrier Classic, held Saturday at Bryant Park in Albany.

The Tualatin girls finished in 19th place, out of 36 schools, in the varsity team standings with 510 points.

Coffman finished in 21st place individually with a time of 19:39.

The Tualatin boys finished in 12th place in the varsity team standings with 417 points.

Love ran to ninth place in a time of 16:04. Allred was 37th in a time of 16:56.

The Tualatin teams will be back in action Wednesday when they host Newberg in a Pacific Conference dual meet starting at 4:30 p.m.