114 athletes from around the Southwest took part in the SWAC Cross Country Championships on Wednesday in Hazlet where the Swift Current Comp. High School was the dominant team, winning three of the six high school races.
Swift Current’s Kolin Martens won the Senior Boys 6K race with a time of 26:20, Jordan Bloom won the Midget Boys 4K race with a time of 20:44 and Tenille Gering won the Junior Girls 4K race with a time of 19:32.
All seven members of the Comp. Cross Country team advanced to the SHSAA Provincial Cross Country Championships in Regina on October 16th.
Other top finishers for the Comp. were Shania Jansen, who finished second in the Midget Girls 3k race with a time of 16:28. In the Senior Girls 4k race, Kayla Ogilvie finished second with a time of 22:24, Kayla Hawkins finished third with a time of 22:41 and Brittany Morgan finished fourth with a time of 23:29.
Herbert’s Kim Doll was the top Senior Girls runner, Nathan Benson won in his hometown in the Junior Boys category, and Eastend’s Shaila Humphrey topped the Midget Girls race.
Races were also held for middle school competitors. Swift Current St. Joseph’s Marcus Kouri won the Bantam Boys race, while Hodgeville’s Brooklyn Haubrich topped the Bantam Girls event.
Wymark’s Michael Grose was the top Pee Wee Boys runner, while Frontier’s Amanda Mitchell topped the Pee Wee Girls competition.
Pee Wee Girls (grades 4,5, & 6)
1st – Amanda Mitchell – Frontier
2nd – Becca Lidster – St. Joseph’s (Swift Current)
3rd – Brooke Vallee – St. Joseph’s
Pee Wee Boys (grades 4, 5, & 6)
1st – Michael Grose – Wymark
2nd – Ryelee Beker – Hodgeville
3rd – Adam Blackburn – Wymark
Bantam Girls (grades 7 & 8)
1st – Brooklyn Haubrich – Hodgeville
2nd – Samantha Schruder – O.M. Irwin (Swift Current)
3rd – Courtney Grose – Wymark
Bantam Boys (grades 7 & 8)
1st - Marcus Kouri – St. Joseph’s
2nd – Gareth Clark – Vanguard
3rd – Darcy French – Consul
Midget Girls (under 15)
1st – Shaila Humphrey – Eastend
2nd – Shania Jenson – Swift Current Comp.
3rd – Olivia Arnal – Eastend
Midget Boys (under 15)
1st – Jordan Bloom - Swift Current Comp.
Junior Girls (under 16)
1st – Tenille Gering – Swift Current Comp.
2nd – Ricki Doyle – Herbert
3rd – Astra Richards – Vanguard
Junior Boys (under 16)
1st – Nathan Benson – Hazlet
2nd – Josh Grimm – Hodgeville
3rd – Colton Chatain – Herbert
Senior Girls (over 16)
1st – Kim Doll – Herbert
2nd – Kayla Ogilvie – Swift Current Comp.
3rd – Kayla Hawkins – Swift Current Comp.
Senior Boys (over 16)
1st – Kolin Martens – Swift Current Comp.
2nd – Ian Kennedy – Hodgeville
3rd – David Lansdall – Hodgeville