Cougars News · Cross Country Finishes Season Strong On and Off the Course!


The Seton Catholic Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams proved that the buzz about the program was well deserved as the boys and girls programs shined both in competition and in the classroom. Starting with the district 4 championships Seton Catholic individuals won both the boys and girls title!

Sydnee Dyer regained her form from last season and literally ran away from the competition as she defended her title as District 4 champ! Dyer crossed the finish line 1st in the 5k race with a time of 19:20! Lara Carrion made it a 1st and 2nd for the cougs as she was 2nd to cross the finish line with a time of 19:33. The Seton Girls secured their team’s trip to the state championships with five runners finishing in the top 20 giving the Cougs a 2nd place team finish!

On the boys side David Carrion won his first District 4 championship, proving that it isn’t just the Carrion Family girls that can run! David set the pace from the start and never looked back as he bested his closest competition by 18seconds with a time of 17:08. Carrion’s time helped the Cougs finish 3rd in the team competition and qualified the boys for the State finals as well!

It was a great accomplishment getting both the boys and girls cross country teams to state and they didn’t disappoint as both teams performed well against the best the State of Washington has to offer.

David Carrion proved why he was considered a top 10 runner in the state as he finished 8th in the championship race with a time of 16:44. The Seton Catholic boys team finished 15th in the state! Congrats Boys on an amazing season!

On the girls side Sydnee Dyer also proved why she is also considered top ten runner in the state! Dyer finished 7th in state with a time of 19:20! Lara Carrion deserves freshman of the year in state as she finished in the top ten as well crossing the line in 10th place with time of 19:33! The Seton girls team finished 6th in state!

In addition to being two of the top Cross Country teams in the state they also showed they are the top in the state academically. Both teams won the State Academic Championship! The girls have won multiple academic championships while the boys won their first state championship! Both teams having GPAs of over 3.92!

Congrats to all the cross country runners on an amazing season on and off the course!