Bend High girls win on hard course on the Oregon Coast

WARRENTON — A strong showing in the 5,000-meter girls hard-course division helped Bend High post 37 points for a runaway victory at the Three Course Challenge cross-country meet Saturday.

Carrington Fastelin placed eighth to lead four Lava Bears who finished in the top 20 on the hard course, propelling Bend to a 69-point victory over Clackamas. Mountain View took sixth in the 13-team standings with 152 points.

Allie Wilber placed 11th for Bend, Dagny Donohue was 13th and Caroline Sherwood took 19th for the Bears. Kelsey Swenson finished in 23 minutes, 12 seconds to place second overall, while Kaylin Cantu, of Kennedy, claimed the overall win in 22:59. Sisters, which did not post a team score, was highlighted by Tate Ricker and Ella Cole, who finished 38th and 41st, respectively, and Crook County’s Maggie Ramos was 89th.

In the boys hard division, Bend’s Kailash Moore finished 56th to lead the Lava Bears to 233 points and a third-place finish. Eastlake (Washington) topped the 37-team standings with 182 points. Alec Carne placed 33rd for Crook County, which was seventh as a team with 312 points, and Quinn Olarrea was 19th to lead 10th-place Mountain View, which totaled 336 points. Madras, which was 30th with 647 points, was led by Tyler Anderson’s 16th-place finish, while La Pine’s Max Miller took 160th.

In the boys easy-course division, Trevor Wilber led three Bend High runners in the top 10, helping the Lava Bears post 137 points to top the 34-team field. Wilber was fifth, followed by Bennet Jackson in sixth and Jakob Knox in eighth. Nolan Edgerton took 18th for Mountain View, which was sixth as a team with 286 points, and Tyler Lawson was 19th for ninth-place Crook County, which totaled 317 points. Sisters, which was seventh with 298 points, was highlighted by John Peckham’s 22nd-place finish, and Mathew Smith took 153rd to lead 33rd-place La Pine, which had 766 points. Austin Charley finished 115th for Madras.

In the girls easy division, Jan Carne won in 18:20 to lead Crook County to 11th place with 264 points. Sisters was second with 147 points, finishing behind Eastlake with 121 points. Pacing the Outlaws were Anna Bartlett (sixth) and Engracia Diez (18th). Mountain View, which was seventh with 218 points, was led by Laryn McBride’s 38th-place finish, and Kira Gilbert took 53rd to highlight ninth-place Bend, which recorded 233 points. Vanessa Culps placed 19th for Madras.

In the girls moderate division, Michaela Lorenz was 11th and Anne Marie Covlin took 22nd to help Bend place third with 125 points. Top-30 finishes by Fiona Henry (27th), Elida Ramsey (29th) and Emily Moore (30th) led Mountain View to sixth place with 173 points. Sisters’ Amy Hills was 31st, Madras’ Jayden Davis took 77th and Crook County’s Mckinzee Mode was 99th. West Point Grey (British Columbia) won with 71 points.

In the boys moderate division, Clackamas won with 173 points, and Miles Chaney (27th) and Noah Chaney (32nd) helped Crook County place sixth with 282 points. Thelonious Luzell (49th place) led Bend to 355 points and a 13th-place finish, and 14th-place Mountain View (387 points) was highlighted by Wyatt Goff’s 16th-place showing. Genesis Lucei was 47th for Madras, which was 23rd with 581 points, and Ethan Hosang, who placed third, helped Sisters finish 30th with 676 points. La Pine’s Brandon Wensel finished 116th.