Boys Varsity Cross Country
Game Summaries & Headlines.
The Whitney HS Cross Country team hosted a home invitational at Sierra College this past Saturday. Varsity girls were led by junior Brooke Giorgi, who was the overall individual winner. Senior Mikayla Barkve was not far behind, placing 7th, and helping Whitney to a 3rd place team finish. Varsity boys were once again led by the 1-2 punch of juniors Ethan Dodge and Austin Vasquez, placing 4th and 5th respectively. Fellow juniors Brenden Jacoby and Jacob Harbert both finished in the top 25 to secure 3rd place for the team. Both frosh-soph squads won the team competition. For the girls, freshman Grace Lathrop was the individual winner, edging out 2nd place by two-tenths of a second. All 5 of Whitney's scoring runners crossed in the top 12 to secure the winning team result. For the boys, sophomore Jason Finta finished 2nd, coming within a couple seconds of winning. Fellow sophomores Tyler Hawkins and Byron Chadwick were 4th and 6th respectively, bolstering the winning team effort.