High School Sports

Anacortes tops Whatcom County schools

The three Whatcom County cross country teams weren’t quick enough to get past Anacortes on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Anacortes High School. Lynden Christian finished second with 56 points — 22 points behind Anacortes — Bellingham scored third with a 66 and Blaine finished with a 71.

Blaine’s Parker Morris was the top Whatcom finisher, taking third with a time of 17:16 on the 5k course, just more than a minute behind race-winner Dylan Holland. Blaine also scored runs from Charlie Baldwin, Greg Arps, Tristan Soto and Spenser Dodge.

Josh Lingbloom (17:44) and Jon Wiley (17:49) paced the Lyncs. Jack VanderGriend, Eric Steiger and David Martin also scored.

Bellingham had strong runs from Cade Brown (17:43), Ty Veldhuisen (18:25) and Jackson Zerba (18:37). Jonah Short-Miller and Addi Wolfson also finished with scoring runs.

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Team scores: Anacortes 34, Lynden Christian 56, Bellingham 66, Blaine 71

Lynden Christian: 1. Josh Lingbloom 17:44; 2. Jon Wiley 17:49; 3. Jack VanderGriend 18:07; 4. Eric Steiger 18:16; 5. David Martin 20:19.02; 6. Michael Gutierrez 20:55; 7. Andrew Ward 21:02.

Bellingham: 1. Cade Brown 17:43; 2. Ty Veldhuisen 18:25; 3. Jackson Zerba 18:37; 4. Jonah Short-Miller 19:05; 5. Addi Wolfson 19:12; 6. Ming Yin 19:18.30; 7. Zion Crocker 19:19.

Blaine: 1. Parker Morris 17:16; 2. Charlie Baldwin 18:11; 3. Greg Arps 19:04; 4. Tristan Soto 19:07; 5. Spenser Dodge 20:00; 6. Samuel Welch 20:11; 7. Alex Dodge 21:31.

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