On Sept. 29, the Timberline Spartans Cross Country team held their annual Spartan Invite! This meet was a huge success for Timberline runners. Kicking off the races were the junior high girls. Ella Beardin placed third with a time of 13:05, and Nya Bonner was close behind with a fourth place finish in 13:07.

Next were the junior high boys, they again ran in a tight group. Coming in fourth was Justin Stebbins with a time of 12:08. Clayton Hunter was fifth with a time of 12:11. Devyn Sparrow was seventh place with a time of 12:20, and Ben Lawrence was ninth with a time of 12:33.

Every junior high runner came away with a top ten finish and a medal to prove they have been working hard all season.

The Cross Country team also honored their four seniors prior to the high school girls’ race. Lauren Carr was a four year Cross Country runner and a three time state qualifier. Kasie Gillum Carr is completing her first year of Cross Country. Manager Shawnee Aman is completing her second year as team technology manager. Finally, manager Aly Sparrow is completing her first year as tent/athlete manager for the Cross Country team. We wish the best to our awesome seniors as they get ready to launch out into the world!

Moving on to High School races, we had the girls start us off. Lauren Carr placed fourth with a time of 25:38, and Kasie Gillum/Carr placed seventh with a time of 28:17. Both girls came away with medals.

Our High School boys did well also.  Harrison Hill placed sixth with a time of 21:48. Kyd Bonner came in tenth place running a 22:16. Justice Richardson was twelth with a time of 23:29, and Isaiah Wisher ran his first cross country race ever in a time of 36:31  (20th).

So proud of this group!

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