The Edmonds-Woodway Warriors and Meadowdale Mavericks competed at the South Whidbey – Carl Westling Invitational on Saturday with the Warriors showing just why they are one of the top-ranked 3A cross country teams in the state.
E-W won both the boys and girls team competitions in the event’s Division 1 races. The Warrior boys finished 30 points ahead of their closest competition, the Arlington Eagles; the E-W girls topped the second place Lake Stevens Vikings by 20 points.
Deyago Peraza, Dylan Hartono and Lucas Lacambra finished third, fourth and fifth respectively in the 5,000 meter boys Division 1 race to pace the E-W boys team.
The Warrior girls — Stephanie Wroblewski, Alyssa Hershey, Ellie Gard and Kaitlynn Rust — placed four runners in the top nine of the girls Division 1 race.
Meadowdale’s top individual runners were Deklund DeBell for the boys’ squad and Sonja Amy for the Mav girls.
To view all the results from the South Whidbey – Carl Westling Invitational, click www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/meet/144116/results#395
Prep Cross Country: Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale at South Whidbey – Carl Westling Invitational, Sept. 15 (5,000 Meters, South Whidbey High School)
Team scores (boys’ varsity Division 1):
Lake Stevens 108
Mt. Vernon 255
Oak Harbor 271
Team scores (girls’ varsity Division 1):
Lake Stevens 51
Oak Harbor 208
Mt. Vernon 223
Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale boys’ top-five finishes:
Deyago Peraza (Edmonds-Woodway), 16:04.19
Dylan Hartono (Edmonds-Woodway), 16:09.25
Lucas Lacambra (Edmonds-Woodway), 16:24.50
Grant Christian (Edmonds-Woodway), 16:46.73
Josiah Ponton (Edmonds-Woodway), 17:20.41
Deklund DeBell (Meadowdale), 18:22.10
Lance Broderhausen (Meadowdale), 18:59.29
Andy Burk (Meadowdale), 19:18.16
Cooper Steed (Meadowdale), 19:40.40
Thomas Stancik (Meadowdale), 19:40.67
Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale girls’ top-five finishes:
Stephanie Wroblewski (Edmonds-Woodway), 19:37.81
Alyssa Hershey (Edmonds-Woodway), 20:02.84
Ellie Gard (Edmonds-Woodway), 20:16.68
Kaitlynn Rust (Edmonds-Woodway), 20:30.86
Jemma Willcox (Edmonds-Woodway), 20:51.95
Sonja Amy (Meadowdale), 22:46.37
Clara Schmidt (Meadowdale), 23:51.61
Ellie Lynch (Meadowdale), 26:00.30
Maya Dailer (Meadowdale), 26:12.41
Kahlan Fleiger-Holmes (Meadowdale), 27:10.49
Edmonds-Woodway next meet: versus Archbishop Murphy, Lake Stevens, Marysville-Pilchuck; Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3:45 p.m. at Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace
Meadowdale next meet: versus Arlington, Cascade, Glacier Peak; Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3:15 p.m. at Valley View Middle School in Snohomish
— By Doug Petrowski