The Nooksack Valley cross country team competed at the Fort Steilacoom Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 18.
The Pioneers’ top boys’ runner was Mitch Beard who finished 69 th overall in a time of 17 minutes, 53.6 seconds. Also finished for the boys’ team were James Harper (93rd, 18:17.3), Trevor Parsons (135th, 18:49.0) and Forest Crouse (142nd, 18:52.0).
The Pioneers’ top girls’ runner was Natalie Vandiest who finished in 95th place in 22:55.9. Also placing for Nooksack Valley were Alex Parson (109th, 23:19.0), Jordan Harvey (115 th, 23:25.8) and Kelly Jackson (120 th, 23:30.1).
Shadle Park won the girls’ race while Lindbergh was the top boys’ team. Nooksack Valley didn’t field enough to record team points.