David Carrion has taken up where he left off at the end of track season as he continues to become a stronger runner each time out. Carrion took first in the first league meet of the season besting his closest opponent by over 1 minute at Vancouver Lake Park. Seton placed five runners in the top 20 out of 60 total competitors. Carrion was 1st with a time of 16:54. Koen Ross came in at 4th with a time of 18:50. Josh Frietag wasn’t far behind finishing 7th with a time of 19:17. Hayden Miller took 17th with a time of 20:10 and Paulo Vidales rounded out the top 20 with a time of 20:21. The Cougar boys took 2nd overall in the team standings.
On the girls side Freshman Lara Carrion was following in her older brother’s footsteps as she posted a 2nd place finish only 11 seconds off the pace with a time of 20:18. Sydnee Dyer continued to get back to her district leading form of last year with a 4th place finishing time of 21:34. Abigail Wall placed 8th at 22:20. Alexandra Traffalis was 10th at 23:21. Jerrica Pachl in her first year of Cross Country took 12th at 24:06 and Katelyn Junker was 15th at 24:58.
The Cougs look to be contenders in both the boys and girls Cross Country standings for district 4 this year! This week the Cougs will travel to Hillsboro’s Meriweather Golf Club for the Meriweather invite where they’ll be going up against several larger Oregon schools.