Kameron Werner broke the tape in the boys’ 2.95 mile run in 16 minutes, 7 seconds to lift Mark Morris to the team crown at the annual Ocosta Invitational cross country meet held Saturday in Westport, Wash.
Mark Morris tallied 54 points, followed by Montesano with 69.
Also for the Monarchs, Juan Vera-Alvarez finished third in 17:09.79, Cody Schreier was 10th at 18:21.3, Simon St. Martin-Shook was 20th in 19.24.7, and Andrew Wilson was 23rd in 19.34.
In the girls race, Forks won the team title with 15 points, and MM and Naselle ran incomplete.
Megan Slind led MM in seventh place in 22:25.09, and Josie Boultinghouse was 23rd in 26.41.9. Naselle’s Lindsay Hunt finished 21st with her 25:59.3 time.
Logger Elk Run: The Rainier boys placed second and the girls finished fifth in the meet held at the Teevin Ranch in Jewell, Ore., on Saturday.
The Rainier boys finished with 93 points. Jaedan Abell was sixth 20:22, followed by Thomas Souther (18th, 21:41), Kenneth Guerr (20th, 21:58), Chase Kellar (22nd, 22:12), and Jared Goodwin (27th, 22:49).
In the girls race, Rainier tallied 119 points. Valerie Hutchins led Rainier in 17th place in 28:02, followed by Sydney Crawford (21st, 29:17), Alexandria Charlier (26th, 31:34), Ariana Kneeland (27th, 31:51), and Bailey Crape (28th, 31:56).
Ash Creek Invitational: Nicholas Sarysz of R.A. Long finished 10th in the 5,000-meter run in 16:35.45 in the race held Saturday in Monmouth, Ore.
Also for RAL, Zach Hayden was 57th in 17:54.10, Thayer Derosier was 137th in 19:19.29, Zachery Schemenaur 189th in 20:44.78, and Gavin Yates 219th in 22:11.21.
For the RAL girls, Kierrla Yates finished 78th in 22:41.83, Melissa Welch was 172nd in 28:01.85, and Eleanor Stalick was 178th in 29:24.61.
Saxon Invitational: Woodland’s Josiah Anderson finished 35th in the boys’ 5,000-meters in 18:09.29 in the race held at Nush Park on Saturday in Salem.
Also for Woodland, Tuff Biddix finished 88th in 20:08.01, Judeah Sanders was 95th in 20:46.34, and Joshua Somers was 104th in 21:40.46.
Lakeridge scored 49 to win the boys race, and Woodland’s score was incomplete. In the girls meet, Newberg won with 69, and Woodland was incomplete.
McKenna Flanagan paced the Woodland girls in 30th place in 22:19.39, followed by Lauren Kaiser (70th, 24:05.72), Kaylee Autrey (91st, 27:15.26), and Elisabethe O’Neil (92nd, 27:28.49).
R.A. Long 8, La Center 0: Abbie Anderson scored a hat trick had two assists in a nonleague victory on Saturday at Longview Memorial Stadium.
Maddie Wolff added two goals and two assists, with Sadie Allen, Maddie Reece and Kelsey Bern also adding a goal apiece.
Goalkeeper Maddie Barker had four saves.
Woodland 2, Kalama 0: The Beavers scored in the fourth and 75th minutes in a nonleague victory on Saturday in Woodland.
Kalama head coach John Bates praised Emily Mickelson for her play.
The Daily News received no report from Woodland.
Three Rivers Christian goes 5-3 at Hockinson: Maddie Parham helped serve up a nice day for the Eagles, going 28-30 and Hannah Yanez kicked in 12-13 serving.
It was a solid rebound from a Friday loss to Northwest Christian that saw Three Rivers fall 25-21, 25-15, and 25-16 in three sets. Aniya Conrad was a team standout in that match.
Highline 7, Lower Columbia 0: Playing what coach Harlan Cruser deemed “a very high quality team,” the Red Devils were unable to keep up after falling behind 5-0 at halftime. He praised the effort of Sara Blankenship, as well as Ashlynn and Kayla Willis, noting that this year is a challenge with 18 freshmen.
“The other coach was quite complimentary to us, the way we kept playing soccer the way it’s meant to be played instead of just kicking the ball around,” Cruser said.
LCC will look to rebound when they host Tacoma on Wednesday.