South Whidbey cross country’s boys and girls teams placed fourth in an all-Cascade Conference meet on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the River Meadows Run in Arlington.
The boys were led by returning state participant Callahan Yale, a junior, who placed fifth after finishing the 3,000-meter course in 10 minutes and 6 seconds. Sophomore Michael Cepowski was the next best Falcon boy, who placed 11th with a time of 10 minutes and 50 seconds.
Junior Alexandra Kurtz was the top girls runner with a 12th-place finish and time of 13 minutes and 12 seconds. Senior Elizabeth Donnelly finished the course in 13 minutes and 57 seconds and placed 17th overall.
The Falcons host the Carl Westling Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 16. Races begin at 9:45 a.m.
Preceding the meet will be the 9th annual Carl Westling community 5k. Day of registration is $10.