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3 Oak Harbor runners finish among leaders | Middle school cross country

Three Wildcat United runners placed in the top five of their respective divisions at the 20th annual North Cascades Invitational middle school cross country meet in Sedro-Woolley Thursday, Sept. 26.

Oak Harbor and North Whidbey Middle School students combine to form Wildcat United.

Jillian Pape (10:18) and Megan Keating (10:23) finished 4-5 in the girls eighth-grade division to pace the Oak Harbor runners in the 12-team meet.

Ryan Vasileff (9:15) placed fifth in the eighth-grade race to lead the Oak Harbor boys.

Wildcat United will host home meets Oct 14 and 17 at Windjammer Park.

Oak Harbor results from the North Cascade Invitational:

Seventh-grade girls (54 runners): 9, Sierra Dubuque, 11:44; 16, Zaira Alvarez, 12:18; 28, Cami Bristow, 13:29; 30, Joanna Blaine, 13:51; 32, Madison Rude, 13:56; 42, Shaeley Finch, 15:20; 43, Maggie Jappert, 15:24; 45, Gabby Harstad, 15:47; 48, Katherine Medina, 16:23; 50, Caitlin O'Brien, 17:39; 51, Ceirra Dean, 17:40; 52, Jenna Flores, 17:44; 53, Emily Petty, 17:55.

Seventh-grade boys (75): 9, Ethan Lang, 10:14; 10, Blake Servatius, 10:15; 14, Ben Knoll, 10:30; 15, Caleb Hunter, 10:41; 41, Destin Mansikka, 11:33; 46, Carl Davis, 12:20; 47, Juan Luna-Elliott, 12:23; 52, Colin Foster, 12:54; 54, Devon Gilbert, 13:01; 55, Jarred Johnston, 13:08.

Eighth-grade girls (45): 4, Jillian Pape, 10:18; 5, Megan Keating, 10:23; 10, Taliah Black, 11:03; 17, Samantha Hines, 11:22; 19, Trinity Olvera, 11:34; 22, Baellee Whitinger, 11:48; 31, Tia Miesle, 12:36; 36, Brittany Eatchel, 18:17; 37, Stephanie Finch, 18:21; 40, Yesnia Keiser, 13:54; 44, Morgan Barber, 17:45.

Eighth-grade boys (90): 5, Ryan Vasileff, 9:15; 8, Michael Lym, 9:25; 9, Will Danielson, 9:27; 18, Jake Hucko, 10:01; 29, Noah Herrara, 10:22; 53, Clifford Hartley, 11:30; 70, Kurt Husler, 12:27; 71, Ethan Wilson, 12:29; 73, Travis Wagner, 12:31; 80, Dean Martin, 13:11; 82, Christian Vasileff, 13:24; 83, Eric Baxter, 13:32; 86, Kaishyu Higashiyama, 13:58.

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