South Tahoe’s Menke wins cross country race

Staff Report

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe’s Max Menke was the fastest runner Friday, Oct. 22, at the Sierra Lutheran High School Dave Marson Cross Country Invitational in Carson City.

Menke finished the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 54.45 seconds to crush the field of 43 runners by about 23 seconds.

Raymond Charley earned 10th place for the Vikings in 21:34 and Diego Vasquez was 38th in 26:15.

The Vikings didn’t have enough runners to qualify for a team score.

The Vikings will race Friday in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Northern 3A Championships in Sparks.

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