North Whidbey Middle School’s Addisen Boyer hustles to the finish line in first place in the seventh-grade girls race.	(Photo by John Fisken)

North Whidbey Middle School’s Addisen Boyer hustles to the finish line in first place in the seventh-grade girls race. (Photo by John Fisken)

Cougars win 3-school meet / Middle school cross country

North Whidbey Middle School finished first in a three-school cross country meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Fort Nugent Park.

The Cougars earned 59 points, followed by Conway with 77 and Cascade of Sedro-Woolley with 90. Scores were determined by the top three finishers for each school.

North Whidbey was led by the first-place finishes of Addison Boyer in the seventh-grade girls race (9:53) and Aaron French in the eighth-grade boys race (8:53).

Ella Bishop was the top Cougar in the eighth-grade girls race, taking third (9:29.13), and Ethan Bazar led the seventh-grade boys by placing fifth (9:34).

NWMS runners who finished in the top 10

Seventh-grade girls (36 runners): 1, Addisen Boyer, 9:53; 3, Sidni French, 10:24; 7, Karen Salinger, 10:38; 9, Morgan Partridge, 11:05; 10, Addison Nations, 11:12.

Seventh-grade boys (46): 5, Ethan Bazar, 9:34; 8, Cayden Hartman, 9:57; 10, Curtis Brown, 10:00.

Eighth-grade girls (24): 3, Ella Bishop, 9:29.13; 6, Carly VanGiesen, 9:47; 9, Claire Paul, 10:43.

Eighth-grade boys (40): 1, Aaron French, 8:53; 2, Jameson O’Hara, 9:08; 4, Jacob Figarelle, 9:14; 5, Carter Parker, 9:19; 6, Jackson Wesley, 9:22; 7, Alex Jenkins, 9:26.1; 8, Cameron Chapman, 9:26.89; 9, Jeroam Wood-Pina, 9:28.

Aaron French, first place, eighth-grade boys. (Photo by John Fisken)

Aaron French, first place, eighth-grade boys. (Photo by John Fisken)

Ella Bishop, third place, eighth-grade girls.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Ella Bishop, third place, eighth-grade girls. (Photo by John Fisken)

Ethan Bazar, fifth place, seventh-grade boys.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Ethan Bazar, fifth place, seventh-grade boys. (Photo by John Fisken)

Carly VanGiesen, sixth place, eighth-grade girls.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Carly VanGiesen, sixth place, eighth-grade girls. (Photo by John Fisken)

Cayden Hartman, eighth place, seventh-grade boys.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Cayden Hartman, eighth place, seventh-grade boys. (Photo by John Fisken)

Jameson O’Hara, second place, eighth-grade boys.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Jameson O’Hara, second place, eighth-grade boys. (Photo by John Fisken)

Sidni French, third place, seventh-grade girls.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Sidni French, third place, seventh-grade girls. (Photo by John Fisken)

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