Ferndale runner Roberto Aguilera placed second overall and first among his Golden Eagles teammates to help lead Ferndale to a second-place finish during a cross country meet Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Burlington Airport.
Burlington-Edison won the meet with a score of 26 points, Ferndale recorded 34 and Mount Baker scored 68 points. Tigers runner Wyatt Mullen won the race with a time of 16 minutes, 44 seconds.
Behind Aguilera, Kaleb Palmby placed second on his team with a 17:36 run, Matthew Steiber was third with an 18:31, Wiley Wright was fourth best with a 19:08 and Wesley Cruse rounded out Ferndale's top-five runners, completing the 5K course in 19:09.
Mount Baker's Shelby Miles was the first Mountaineer to cross the finish line. He completed the race in 18:06. Teammate Josh Meyer took second with a 19:13, and Ishmael Villaluz finished third amongst his team with a 19:18.
Both teams race in the Hole in the Wall Invite next at 9:40 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Lakewood High School in Arlington.
At Burlington Airport
Team scores: 1. Burlington-Edison 26; 2. Ferndale 34; 3. Mount Baker 68.
Top individual finishers: 1. Wyatt Mullen (Burlington-Edison) 16:44; 2. Roberto Aguilera (Ferndale) 17:22; 3. Kaleb Palmby (Ferndale) 17:36.
Ferndale: Roberto Aguilera 17:22; Kaleb Palmby 17:36; Matthew Stieber 18:31; Wiley Wright 19:08; Wesley Cruse 19:09; Jacob Ramirez 19:26; Zach Sulak 19:32.
Mount Baker: Shelby Miles 18:06; Josh Meyer 19:13; Ishmael Villaluz 19:18; Jacob Koranda 19:43; David Godin 19:55; Kody Kelly 21:14; Justin Baddeley 22:33.