The Lake County Panthers hosted 10 teams at Colorado Mountain College on Saturday in their annual cross country meet.
The Buena Vista Demons were there and both sides put good showings onto the course, particularly on the girls side where the Demons would win the overall crown, and the Panthers would see great group times put them high up in the team standings as well.
Check out some of the photos from the action on the day!
The Buena Vista girls team would cruise to a win in the meet, with 33 team points, finishing 21 points ahead of Green Mountain in second. Lake County did not track a girls team score at the event.
Individually, Zaila Smith took the top spot at the meet with a time of 20:37. Buena Vista’s Mallory Salazar would follow her teammate with a 3rd place finish. Lake County would see Rose and Adele Horning go 4-5 at the race and BV’s Molly McMurry and Alexis Santo-Pietro would finish in 9th and 10th respectively.
Violet Hill finished in 18th for the Panthers as the last of the 4 they had racing, and Kadance Kelso would round out the Demons finishing in 21st.
On the boys side, the Panthers would take a tie for second place in their home meet with 90 team points (Littleton would edge them out in a tie-breaker). Buena Vista would finish in 5th place out of 9 scoring teams.
BV’s Rosston Sherlock took third place with a time just under 19 minutes. The first Lake County finisher would be Fabian Jimenez coming in 10th with Jace Peters and Matt Cairns not far behind in 12th and 14th. James Garrison (26th) and Josiah Horning (28th) rounded out the Panther five. Buena Vista saw Issac Hutchings cross the line in 19th as the second Demon finisher. Jack Helmke placed 24th and Sammy Star and Tam Flowers would finish back to back at 29th and 30th.
The Demons will be back in action on September 11th when they have split races at both the Joe Vigil in Alamosa and at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. For Lake County, their next scheduled meet is on September 26th.
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