Ferndale ran away with the boys' cross country meet against Nooksack Valley and Blaine, thanks to a score of 17 points, Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Hovander Park in Ferndale. The Golden Eagles' score was just two points off a perfect score.
"It's the best score the Ferndale boys have had in my nine years," Ferndale coach Nick Carlson said in a phone interview. "They really dominated the front end of the field."
Roberto Aguilera won the race and led Ferndale with a time of 17:54, followed by teammates Kaleb Palmby at 18:44, and Wiley Wright at 19:40.
Nooksack Valley was led by Jordan Hem's time of 19:58, and Blaine was led by Parker Morris' time of 20:41.
Nooksack Valley will attend the South Whidbey Invite at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at South Whidbey, while Nooksack Valley and Blaine take the weekend off.
At Hovander Park
Team scores: 1. Ferndale 17; 2. Nooksack Valley 49; 3. Blaine 71
Top individual finishers: 1. Roberto Aguilera (Ferndale) 17:54; 2. Kaleb Palmby (Ferndale) 18:44; 3. Wiley Wright (Ferndale) 19:40
Ferndale: Aguilera 17:54; Palmby 18:44; Wrogjt 19:40; Wesley Cruse 19:44; Matthew Steiber 20:15; Logan Kings 20:19; Jacob Ramirez 21:18.
Nooksack Valley: Jordan Hem 19:58; Conner Jones 20:05; Zach Harvey 20:20; Calvin Ledet 21:01; Cole Tiemersma 21:48; Elijah Rohde 23:16; Shawn Goto-Gierke 23:43.
Blaine: Parker Morris 20:41; Spenser Dodge 21:46; Alex Dodge 21:59; Andrew Bullock 24:18.