Sehome’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both finished as the top team from Washington state at the Nike Portland Cross Country meet (formerly known as the Nike Pre Nationals) on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Portland Meadows Race Track in Oregon.
“We were really happy with the effort from both teams,” Sehome coach Kevin Ryan said in a phone interview.
The boys finished 10th in the Danner Championships. Colton Johnsen led the Mariners with a 20th-place finish, followed by Riley Allsop (22nd), Sam Gillman (83rd), Bryce Johnson (86th) and Logan Franey (98th).
The girls finished second in the Division I race, as Abby Johnson took 11th with a time of 19 minutes, 41 seconds. Kate Rose (22nd), Dana Ringler (32nd), Aili Emory (37th), Maya Smith (38th), Emma Clark (40th) and Aspen Allsop (92nd) finished behind Johnson for the Mariners.