Terrones, Robinson score top-10s at Nevada Invite
COLO — In a difficult field at Monday’s Nevada Invite, it was the individual moments that will stand out for East Marshall, West Marshall and BCLUW.
None of the three local cross country teams finished on the podium for boys or girls, as East Marshall captured the highest finish with a fourth-place score in the boys’ standings.
The Mustangs were led by Joseph Terrones scoring a fifth-place finish with a time of 17:51.46, just more than one minute behind winner Zach Sporaa of North Polk. Patrick Rayburn finished in 24th with a time of 19:15.84 and Hunter Hughlette got a top-30 by running a 19:20.93 to come in 27th. As a team, the Mustangs had 122 points.
On the girls’ side, Mkenzie Robinson was the lead runner with a seventh-place finish on a time of 21:12.11. Ellie Hull was the other top-30 from the Mustangs, coming in 25th and running a 22:56.07. The team came in ninth place in the girls’ standings.
West Marshall had a notable finisher in the boys’ division with Nicolas Thompson scoring an eighth-place finish by running a time of 18:04.59. He was the star of a difficult day for the Trojan boys, who finished 12th out of 12 teams.
The West Marshall girls finished seventh, led by a ninth-place run from Jasmine Degelau with a time of 21:31.82. The sophomore’s top-10 result was followed by a top-20 from junior Lilly Buck, who ran 19th with a 22:27.92 time. As a team, the Trojans had a score of 175.
BCLUW did not field a full girls’ team, but Emma Hoover scored a 36th-place finish with a time of 23:41.07. On the boys’ side, the Comets were led in the results by a 15th-place run from Henry Kaisand. Kaisand ran a time of 18:31.54 and was joined in the top-50 by Sev Gonzalez in 50th at 20:37.79.
The Comets finished with a score of 244.
North Polk won the boys’ title with a team score of 24, while Roland-Story prevailed on the girls’ side with a score of 55.