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Wildcat United 2nd in 6-team meet | Middle school cross country

Wildcat United finished second to Anacortes by two points in a six-team middle school cross country meet in Mount Vernon Thursday, Oct. 3.

Anacortes edged Wildcat United, a combined team from Oak Harbor and North Whidbey middle schools, 181-183.

The best individual effort of the day for Wildcat United came from Jillian Pape, who finished second in the eighth-grade girls race in 10:22. Wildcat United also grabbed the next three spots behind Pape and six of the top 10.

The best showing by the boys came in the eighth-grade race. Led by Ryan Vasileff (9:12), Wildcat United runners finished third through sixth.

Eighth-grade girls (27 runners): 2, Pape, 10:22; 3, Alora Caillier, 10:48; 4, Taliah Black, 10:50; 5, Samantha Hines, 10:56; 8, Trinity Olvera, 11:05; 10, Mariah Dean, 12; 16, Baelee Whitinger, 12:28; 17, Maggie Fink, 12:38; 18, Stephanie Finch, 12:59; 19, Brittany Eatchel, 13:04; 23, Tia Miesle, 14:11; 24, Yesnia Keiser, 14:11; 26, Morgan Barber, 15:12.

Eighth-grade boys (43 runners): 3, Vasileff, 9:12; 4, Mike Lym, 9:16; 5, Gabe Salinger, 9:19; 6, Jake Hucko, 9:22; 11, Noah Herrera, 9:48; 18, Cooper Tredwell, 10:24; 21, James Besaw, 10:29; 27, Cliff Hartley, 10:57; 28, Charlie Pabona, 11; 31, Kaishyu Higashiyama, 11:40; 34, Ethan Wilson, 12:09; 36, Travis Wagner, 12:27; 39, Eric Baxter, 12:53; 41, Christian Vasileff, 13:23.

Seventh-grade girls (26 runners): 6, Sierra Dubuque, 11:40; 8, Zaira Alvarez, 11:54; 14, Madison Rude, 13:03; 16, Cami Bristow, 13:08; 17, Maggie Jappert, 13:08; 18, Gabby Harstad, 13:17; 20, Caitlin O'Brien, 13:59; 22, Katherine Medina, 15:04; 24, Jenna Flores, 16:17; 25, Emily Petty, 16:19; 26, Cierra Dean, 16:20.

Seventh-grade boys (52 runners): 5, Blake Servatius, 9:55; 6, Caleb Hunter, 9:57; 9, Ben Knoll, 10:02; 23, Destin Mansikka, 11:22; 28, Carl Davis, 11:39; 31, Jarred Johnston, 12:28; 32, Devon Gilbert, 12:29; 35, Colin Foster, 12:46; 39, Bogart Baca, 13:07.

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