STMS runners post PRs
Although the heat in Carson took its toll on many South Tahoe Middle School “mountain” runners, some individuals ran their best races of the season.
Hudson Wilvers remained undefeated in the sixth- and seventh-grade boys division as he placed first on the 1.7-mile course in 11 minutes, 31 seconds. Sean Pawling continues to be the No. 2 Timberwolf as he placed fourth in 12:00. Zach Powers improved to fifth, in 12:05, while Anthony Gregorich move up to 17th place. Langdon Owen was 23rd; Tyler Rieger placed 32nd; Mik Gadomski, 34th; Danny Tobin, 45th; Tim Head, 51st; Jeff Kaczmar, 61st; Aston Wilcox, 65th; Brian Stamme, 80th; Matt Mirell, 82nd; Kyle Martinez, 83rd and Andy Stockdale, 109th.
The sixth- and seventh-grade girls placed six in the top 25. Amber Ramos runs gutsier each race. She took and held the lead until the final 400 meters, placing second in 12:41, just 5 seconds out of first place. Myrna Sanchez was the next Timberwolf as she placed 14th in 14:48, followed closely by Courtney Carrell in 15th (14:53). Crystal Plotner took 21st (15:24); Heather Davis, 23rd (15:42); and Andrea Peldszsus, 24th (15:57). Karen Grant placed 27th (16:04), Lauren Shue, 38th (16:51); Jorie Turner, 40th (17:13); Lauren Bachelder, 55th (18:29); and Sara Jepson, 56th (18:41).
The eighth-grade runners did not fare so well in the hot weather.
Steven Moore was able to hang on to eighth with a time of 13:54 for the 2.1-mile course. David Lake took 13th (14:12); Justin Russell was 14th (14:26); Nick Martin, 17th (14:38); Corey Buckley, 18th (14:42); Greg Hamm, 26th (15:49); and Adam Wolf, 38th (17:57).
In the girl’s eighth-grade race, Norma Olivas placed 14th for the Timberwolves, followed by Cara Coleman in 16th and Kevin-Ann Comlossy in 17th. No times were listed.
The league championship meet is today at Fuji Park in Carson City. The first race is at 2:30 p.m.
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