Cross country pair come up short at state meet

  • Tue Nov 10th, 2015 10:21pm
  • Sports

South Whidbey cross country sent two runners to the Class 1A State Cross Country Championships on Nov. 7 in Pasco, but neither were able to reach the podium.

Senior Mallorie Mitchem placed 33rd overall with a time of 20:43.6.

It was Mitchem’s fourth consecutive trip to the state meet. She placed 13th overall in 2014.

In her first trip to the state meet, sophomore Elizabeth Donnelly finished 64th overall by running the 5,000-meter course in 21:31.8.

Northwest won the girls team title with 69 points. Zillah was runner-up with 74 points.