Lummi's Medina takes Lake Lap Invitational


Lummi's Enrique Medina placed first in the Lake Lap Invitational on Thursday, Oct. 17, at Lake Padden.

Medina ran the course in a personal-best 14 minutes, 6.8 seconds.

"For him to come out and take first place through all the other teams was pretty awesome," Lummi cross country coach Amy Kruckeberg said in a phone interview.

Ferndale was led by Roberto Aguilera, who took second in 14:11.3, and his teammate Kaleb Palmby was third with a time of 14:15.9. Lynden Christian was led by Jon Wiley's time of 14:34.9. Thomas Swineford led Lynden with a time of 14:51.8.

Nooksack Valley's Jimmy Haggen led the way for the Pioneers at 19:32.6. Lummi's Jason James also recorded a personal best at the invite, placing 44th but topping his old mark by eight seconds.

The Northwest Conference Boys' Cross Country Championships take place at 5:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24.

Lake Lap Invitational At Lake Padden

2.6 miles

Top individual finishers: 1. Enrique Medina (Lummi) 14:06.8; 2. Roberto Aguilera (Ferndale) 14:11.3; 3. Kaleb Palmby (Ferndale) 14:15.9

Ferndale: Aguilera 14:11.3; Palmby 14:15.9; Wiley Wright 15:22.5; Matthew Steiber 15:37.3; Zach Sulak 15:55.7; Ciro Casiano 16:00.2; Wesley Cruse 16:21.6.

Lynden Christian: Jon Wiley 14:34.9; Connor Blok 15:02.1; Dylan Blok 15:05.1; Erik VanderVelden 15:25.0; Josh Lingbloom 15:51.3; Collin Roosendaal 15:52.0; Ryan Pitcher 16:01.6.

Lynden: Thomas Swineford 14:51.8; Jacob Heeringa 15:42.7; Tyler Stokes 16:44.7; Caleb Sterk 17:24.2; Alex Hathaway 17:58.8.

Bellingham: Grant Rienstra 15:25.7; Bailey Kovach 15:47.9; Jackson Zerba 15:51.6; Levi DeYoung 15:59.8; Jonah Short-Miller 16:11.0; Erik Gonzalez 16:13.2; Galen Stoklass 16:13.6.

Lummi: Medina 14:06.8; Jason James 18:53.2.

Nooksack Valley: Jimmy Haggen 19:32.6; Trung Nguyen 20:20.8; Emmet DeKoekkoek 20:39.2.

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