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Cross country racers Leski, Imes torch final league meet

A handful of Falcon racers secured top-five finishes at their final 5K race last week before district and state-qualifying meets begin.

Falcon freshman Anna Leski claimed second place at the River Meadows Run on Oct. 17 in Arlington. Leski finished the 5,000-meter course in 20:54.

Falcon sophomore Mallorie Mitchem took third in 21:15.

South Whidbey senior Terra Wildon placed fifth in 22:26.

A trio of Falcons took seventh, eighth and ninth place. Emma Lungren, a junior, finished in 23:05. Bethany Justus, a freshman, crossed the line in 23:42, shadowed by freshman Kinsey Eager in 23:45.

On the boys team, senior Gavin Imes led the way with a second-place finish in 18:09.

Falcon junior Cole Zink trailed for fourth place in 18:20.

Chris Anderson and Will Simms finished in eighth and ninth place, respectively. Anderson crossed in 18:39, his best time of the season; Simms in 19:03.

Falcon junior Anders Bergquist placed 12th in 19:14.

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