Tesseract runners perform well at national championships

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDDecember 16, 2013 

Four Whatcom Tesseract runners earned individual All-American awards and the 13- to 14-year-old girls' team took fifth at the USATF Junior Olympic National Cross Country Championships over the weekend in San Antonio, Texas.

Kristen Garcia finished eighth and Annika Reiss was 13th in the 13-14 girls' division to lead their team to a fifth place finish. Both runners earned All-American honors.

Zanna Sullivan placed 12th in the 15- to 16-year-old girls' race, also earning an All-American award.

Emmie Sullivan took 19th in the 11-12 girls' division and was the team's fourth All-American.

Brittani Shappell, Petra Armstrong, Quincy Gale, Grace Oswin and Sienna Smith rounded out the fifth place 13- to 14-year-old girls' team.

Lainey Lesh took 28th in the 15-16 girls' race, and Collin Magnusson was 28th in the 15-16 boys' division. Cade Brown also competed in the 13- to 14-year-old boys' race.

CHRISTMAS BASKETBALL CLINIC

Brady Bomber and the Koa Fit Team will host a two-day Christmas basketball clinic from Dec. 27-28 and Dec. 30-31. The clinic is for kids in grades 2-6.

The clinic costs $35, and attendees are asked to bring their own basketball. Dec. 27-28 is a pure shooting clinic and Dec. 30-31 is a ball handling clinic.

For more information, contact Tarrah at 360-483-6324 or at koafit@gmail.com.

WINTER INDOOR GOLF LEAGUE

Joe's Professional Golf Lab & Indoor Golf Center has opened sign-ups for its 2014 Winter Indoor Golf League. Two-person teams can call 360-752-3337 to sign up.

Matches are nine holes with two individual and one team match per night. Teams garner points over 12 weeks to determine a champion. Cost is $15 per player and players can pick between playing Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.

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