• CROSS COUNTRY

    North boys, girls romp at Crusader Invite

  • Cascade Christian junior Stephanie Croy turned in an impressive early season time in winning the girls 5,000 meters at the Crusader Invitational cross country meet at Bear Creek Park Tuesday.
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  • Cascade Christian junior Stephanie Croy turned in an impressive early season time in winning the girls 5,000 meters at the Crusader Invitational cross country meet at Bear Creek Park Tuesday.
    Croy posted a time of 19 minutes, 53 seconds during a hot day on a difficult course.
    The North Medford boys and girls won the team titles against the smaller-school field.
    The North girls were victorious with 49 points, while St. Mary's was runner-up with 55.
    The Crusaders' best finisher was senior Brooklyn Gillespie, who placed fifth (22:50).
    The Black Tornado boys captured the top three spots and had its five scoring runners in the first seven en route to a low score of 19 points. Phoenix was second in the five-school field with 64.
    Ray Schiereman, a junior, won the boys 5,000 meters with a mark of 16:44. Blake Spencer and Aaran Fagan were second and third, respectively, for the Black Tornado.
    BOYS
    TEAM SCORES — North Medford 19, Phoenix 64, Cascade Christian 67, St. Mary's 94, New Hope Christian 119. Incomplete: Illinois Valley, Triad.
    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (Top 25) — 1, Ray Schireman, NM, 16:44; 2, Blake Spencer, NM, 17:06; 3, Aaran Fagan, NM, 17:21; 4, Alex Cummings, CC, 17:26; 5, Chris Merlos, NH, 17:43; 6, Caleb Diaz, NM, 17:44; 7, Joey Rincon, NM, 17:46; 8, Tristan Akery, CC, 17:59; 9, Philip Todak, Pho, 18:28; 10, Matt Katibah, Pho, 18:32; 11, Chris Martin, SM, 18:49; 12, Ross Robino, SM, 18:53; 13, Randy Mena, Pho, 18:56; 14, Steven Mein, CC, 19:01; 15, Jordan Easter, Pho, 19:11; 16, Tim McPherson, CC, 19:12; 17, Lucas Gandy, Pho, 19:15; 18, Connor Covey, NM, 19:27; 19, Connor McLoughlin, NM, 19:33; 20, Elijah Conway, SM, 19:36; 21, Brian Schireman, NM, 19:37; 22, David Johnson, NH, 19:45; 23, Peter Schwartz, SM, 19:46; 24, Brendon Surgeon, NM, 19:48; 25, Ryan Raker, NM, 20:43.
    GIRLS
    TEAM SCORES — North Medford 49, St. Mary's 55, Cascade Christian 55, Phoenix 58. Incomplete: Triad, Illinois Valley
    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (Top 20) — 1, Stephanie Croy, CC, 19:53; 2, Sarah Estabrook, Tri, 21:17; 3, Nevina De Luca, Pho, 21:53; 4, Jaycie Dickson, 22:22, NM; 5, Brooklyn Gillespie, SM, 22:50; 6, Lindsey Vermillion, Pho, 23:17; 7, Brittany Brown, CC, 23:22; 8, Erin Estabrook, Tri, 23:28; 9, Julia Ribeiro, NM, 23:58; 10, Taylor Kruel, SM, 24:04; 11, Maleah Crowl, CC, 24:06; 12, Ashlee Vos, Pho, 24:48; 13, Maddy Schwartz, SM, 24:51; 14, Jessica Pettegrew-Sam, NM, 24:57; 15, Kyndall Wiley, NM, 24:59; 16, Molly Mulhollen, NM, 24:59; 17, Olivia Minor, SM, 25:15; 18, Katie Akery, CC, 25:34; 19, Madeline Volk, SM, 25:50; 20, Annelise Delgado, SM, 25:55.
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