Indians cross country sets personal bests at Nike Portland XC Invitational
There were several personal bests for Scappoose at the Nike Portland XC Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Portland Meadows Race Track.
John Kavulich went 27th in his new record of 15 minutes, 59.35 seconds in the Jim Danner Championships, the main varsity race.
Timpanogos High (Orem, Utah) senior Joe Benson won the race in a personal-best 14:54.16 as his team won with 56 points.
Austin Sharp was 45th in a personal-best 17:28.50 in the Division 2 varsity run, followed by Matthew Carrier (82nd, a personal record 17:58.21) and Isaiah Ebert (a personal-best 18:05.28).
Hanford (Richland, Wash.) sophomore Caleb Olson won in a personal-record 16:11.91.
The Indians (469) came up 23rd as Medical Lake of Washington (178) won the meet.
In the girls' Division 2 varsity run, Emma Jones was 77th in a personal-best 21:56.95, followed by Georgia Benner (94th, 22:18.18) and Grace Rieman (101st, 22:31.06).
The Indians (525) were 23rd.
Lynnwood (Bothell, Wash.) senior Malia Pivec (18:28.37) won, and Northwest (Seattle) took the team title with 39 points.
The Indians were scheduled to run in the Trojan Relays on Thursday at Trojan Recreation Park in Rainier, the results of which were unavailable at press time.