Baker girls' cross country takes second at South Whidbey

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDSeptember 22, 2013 

Mount Baker, Squalicum, Nooksack Valley and Lynden girls' cross country teams ran in the South Whidbey Invite, Saturday, Sept. 21, at South Whidbey. Arlington won the meet with a score of 66 points, and Erin Mullins won the race in a time of 18 minutes, 40.16 seconds.

Mount Baker took second overall as a team with 91 points, led by Kelsie Nern's time of 20:30.74. Nooksack Valley was seventh with 189 points. Amy Murphy led the way for the Pioneers, with a time of 21:00.69.

Squalicum came in 12th with 262, led by Christina Lilleston at 22:40.57. Lynden's 343 points was good for 14th, as the Lions were led by Grace Sauter's time of 22:44.71.

Nooksack Valley, Lynden and Mount Baker next race at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Silver Lake State Park. Squalicum's next meet is at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Lake Padden Park.

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Team scores: 1. Arlington 66; 2. Mount Baker 91; 3. South Whidbey 106; 4. Lynnwood 120; 7. Nooksack Valley 189; 12. Squalicum 262; 14. Lynden 343.

Top individual finishers: 1. Erin Mullins (Cascade-Leavenworth) 18:40.16; 2. Mikayala Pivec (Lynnwood) 19:07.48; 3. Kacey Kemper (King's) 19:33.42

Mount Baker: Kelsie Nern 20:30.74; Katie Buss 21:24.49; Chynna Phan 21:45.84; Katherine Dunford 22:11.43; Haley Rollins 22:15.32; Karisa Stapp 22:20.15; Rayedeen Engels 22:32.02.

Squalicum: Christina Lilleston 22:40.57; Rachel Phipps 22:49.16; Sydney Arndorfer 23:39.89; Hailey Linville 23:47.93; Kristin Smith 26:10.49; Tara Knight 27:05.45.

Nooksack Valley: Amy Murphy 21:00.69; Chloe Gardner 21:48.76; Jessica Jose 22:32.82; Kelly Jackson 23:23.89; Pearl Morris 26:36.72.

Lynden: Grace Sauter 22:44.71; Alex Schulhauser 25:00.18; Frances Sauter 25:09.53; Cynthia Anker 27:31.78; Morgan Nims 27:31.78; Danika Miedema 30:24.59.

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