STMS cross country wins 7th grade races at Retro Relays
The South Tahoe Middle School cross country team hosted its portion of the annual Retro Relays held Oct. 1 at Viking Stadium. STMS swept the seventh grade races, with North Tahoe winning the eighth grade girls race and Carson taking the eighth grade boys race.
In the seventh grade girls race, Izzy Terrazas from Alder Creek won with a time of 13:36 followed by Carissa Buchholz (13:58), Hannah Trew (14:08) and Nina Seemann (14:30) from South Tahoe. The Timberwolves easily won their division over Alder Creek by a score 22-61.
The seventh grade boys race featured 13 teams, and South Tahoe came out on top. Timberwolves runner Josh Bull won with a time of 13:04 followed by Ethan Flynn (13:25) of Alder Creek and Oscar Marzocco (13:36) and Josh Novak (13:37) of South Tahoe.
In the eighth grade girls race, North Tahoe’s trio of Elan Lindsey (15:55), Sophia Sanchez (15:55) and Ella Kuzyk (16:23) took the top three spots as the Lakers won the team title. The top South Tahoe finishers in the race were Sarah Carlson (10th place) and Emily Dilty (12th).
In the eighth grade boys race, Carson edged North Tahoe for the team title. Haydn Halvorsen of Sugar Bowl Academy won by more than 90 seconds with a time of 13:36 as Jordy Guldman from Alder Creek took second with a run of 14:56 — Calvin Holmes (ninth) and Chris Hoefer (10th) were South Tahoe’s top finishers in the race.
South Tahoe returns to action today at 3 p.m. in a meet at Eagle Valley Middle School in Carson City, Nev.
That meet is the final tune-up before the league championship at Kahle Park on Oct. 17.