Mount Baker girls' cross country takes second at NWC meet

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDSeptember 26, 2013 

Mount Baker's Chynna Phan took third in a seven-team girls' cross country meet Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Silver Lake Park to lead the Mountaineers to a second-place finish in the meet. RaynJoy Norton of Burlington-Edison led her team to first with her first place overall finish of 18 minutes, 45.40 seconds over the 5K course.

Phan finished with a time of 20:40.98. Nooksack Valley's Amy Murphy led the Pioneers with her time of 21:03.84, and Sarah Ball led Lynden Christian's runners with a time of 21:46.69. Grace Sauter led Lynden with a time of 22:22.46.

Burlington-Edison finished with 28 points, followed by Mount Baker's 58. Lynden Christian was third with 105 and Nooksack Valley was fourth with 113. Lynden was seventh with 187 points.

Lynden, Mount Baker, Lynden Christian and Nooksack Valley will attend the Mount Baker Invite at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Silver Lake Park.

At Silver Lake Park

5K

Team scores: 1. Burlington-Edison 28; 2. Mount Baker 58; 3. Lynden Christian 105; 4. Nooksack Valley 113; 5. Sedro-Woolley 116; 6. Anacortes 117; 7. Lynden 187.

Top individual finishers: 1. RaynJoy Norton (Burlington-Edison) 18:45.40; 2. Petra Armstrong (Burlington-Edison) 20:05.96; 3. Chynna Phan (Mount Baker) 20:40.98

Mount Baker: Phan 20:40.98; Kelsie Nern 20:54.27; Katie Buss 21:14.96; Haley Rollins 22:08.73; Rayedeen Engels 22:46.79; Karisa Stapp 22:59.68; Katherine Dunford 23:00.03.

Lynden Christian: Sarah Ball 21:46.69; McKenzie Young 21:47.01; Kara Veldman 22:09.81; Julia Morris 22:50.94; Ketta Vanden Bos 23:38.01; Brooke Berendsen 24:19.01.

Nooksack Valley: Amy Murphy 21:03.84; Chloe Gardner 21:51.37; Jessica Jose 22:35.82; Kelly Jackson 22:54.94; Pearl Morris 26:32.20; Abigail Mark 32:03.07.

Lynden: Grace Sauter 22:22.46; Frances Sauter 24:47.28; Alex Schulhauser 25:44.57; Morgan Nims 27:36.73; Cynthia Anker 27:42.60; Danika Miedema 29:23.23; Hope Abundis 34:16.32.

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