Sehome boys' cross country runner Kirby Overman ran the fastest time of any Whatcom County runner during the Hole in the Wall Invitational Saturday, Oct. 12, at Lakewood High School in Arlington, leading the Mariners to an eighth-place team finish.
Overman finished the 5,000-meter run with a time of 16 minutes, 22.4 seconds. Teammate Riley Allsop placed 38th, finishing in a time of 16:35.4, Colton Johnson took 62nd with a 16:58.7, Noah Ringler finished right behind Johnson with a 16:58.8 and Ben Stalheim rounded out the top 100 with a 17:15.7, strong enough for 90th place.
"Colton had a really strong race," Sehome cross country coach Nic Castona said during a phone interview. "He got buried in the start and had a really great day at No. 3."
Squalicum finished 12th overall with the help of Nick Gallaher's 21st-place finish. Gallaher ran his 5,000 meters in a time of 16:23.5. Teammate Dillon Rinauro finished 72nd with a time of 17:02.0, Jared Radtke took 89th with a 17:15.5, Chais Sudgen was 94th with a 17:17.6 and Dylan Tomberlin cracked the top 100 with his 17:18.2 run.