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Anderson takes Seward Invitational

Posted: Sunday, August 31, 2003

Whitney Anderson won girls race in the Seward Cross Country Invitational Saturday, finishing in 18 minutes, 22 seconds, on her 5-kilometer homer course, leading the Seahawks to a second-place finish.

Anderson's closest competitor, Kenai's Lauren Baldwin, finished 1:19 back with a time of 19:41. Susitna Valley's Taz Mannix was third in 19:59, and Skyview's Marci Mohler finished fourth in 20:13.

In the boys race, Palmer's Rory Egelus took the individual title in 16:29, followed closely by Kenai's Trevor Baldwin in 16:43 and Seward's Matthew Adams in 16:46. Kenai's Mick Boyle was fourth in 16:55.

Mannix's Susitna Valley teammates came through to give the Rams the girls team title while the Bartlett Golden Bears won the boys team title.

2003 Seward Cross Country Invitational

Saturday at Seward

GIRLS

Team scores: 1. Susitna Valley, 57; 2. Seward, 78; 3. Grace Christian, 85; 4. Bartlett, 87; 5. Kenai Central, 88; 6. Palmer, 127; 7. Skyview, 154; 8. Houston, 226; 9. Bethel, 248; 10. Unalaska, 287; 11. Anchorage Christian Schools, 297.

Individual results: 1. Whitney Anderson, Sew, 18:22; 2. Lauren Baldwin, Ken, 19:41; 3. Taz Mannix, SuV, 19:59; 4. Marci Mohler, Sky, 20:13; 5. Cristina Copus, Bar, 20:14; 6. Sarah Martinez, Gra, 20:40; 7. Jolie Glaser, Sew, 20:46; 8. Melissa Ostermick, SuV, 20:50; 9. Jennifer Bartz, Bar, 20:56; 10. Katie Fitzgerald, Pal, 20:56; 11. Alee Rowley, Ken, 21:01; 12. Feona Yancey, Bar, 21:10; 13. Kayti Krepel, SuV, 21:10; 14. Jen Thompson, SuV, 21:14; 15. Sarah Hermann, Sew, 21:18; 16. Rachel Darly, Gra, 21:19; 17. Elena Bird, Ken, 21:21; 18. Danielle Lincecum, Pal, 21:27; 19. Susanna Caldwell, Was, 21:31; 20. Krystal Moore, SuV, 21:32; 21. Katrina Davis, Gra, 21:33; 22. Rebekah Edwards, Gra, 21:35; 23. Ondrea Barker, Gra, 21:36; 24. Synneva Hagen-Lillevik, Ken, 21:42; 25. Anna Clock, Sew, 21:49; 26. Mariah Smyth, Hou, 21:58; 27. Ariel Barker, Sky, 22:00; 28. Kristy Wood, Bar, 22:00; 29. Laura Rooper, Nik, 22:00; 30. Kendra Merkes, Sky, 22:01; 31. Marilyn McDonald, Bet, 22:11; 32. Katie Cunningham, Pal, 22:12; 33. Sara Glaser, Sew, 22:15; 34. Katie Sela, Sew, 22:38; 35. Esther Hundley, Pal, 22:46; 36. Tineshia Neill, Bar, 22:51; 37. Michelle Oberg, Ken, 22:51; 38. Kathleen Lafrance, Pal, 22:55; 39. Ashleigh Savage, Gra, 23:02; 40. Whitney Hitchcock, Nik, 23:06; 41. Kortnie Westfall, Hou, 23:07; 42. Gra Ferry, Pal, 23:09; 43. Deseree Besgrove, SuV, 23:14; 44. Larissa Cochran, Ken, 23:18; 45. Ashley Buckwalter, Hou, 23:21; 46. Elsa Gaule, Sew, 23:21; 47. Madi Lewis, ACS, 23:23; 48. Hallidie Wilt, Una, 23:23; 49. Larissa Shimanek, Bet, 23:29; 50. Brittany Sebastian, Sky, 23:29; 51. Hannah Hamler, SuV, 23:34; 52. Katie Thornton, Sky, 23:39; 53. Shelly Tuttle, Bar, 23:42; 54. Danica Browerman, Bet, 23:43; 55. Meriah Sutherland, Her, 23:50; 56. Rose Brooks, Bar, 23:52; 57. Rosanna Lincecum, Pal, 23:59; 58. Angela Doty, Nik, 24:03; 59. Michelle Trumpler, Sky, 24:29; 60. Jaime Miller, Sky, 24:36; 61. Amy Allen, Bet, 24:53; 62. Alice Thompson, Was, 25:11; 63. Colleen Wilt, Una, 25:44; 64. Charissa Viertel, Was, 25:47; 65. Brenna Aliment, Una, 25:51; 66. Lindsay Hermans, Was, 26:03; 67. Jessi Young, Hou, 26:08; 68. Makenzie Dover, ACS, 26:39; 69. Chantel Baxter, ACS, 26:54; 70. Lynessa Vankirk, Hou, 26:59; 71. Sharon Mendenhall, Una, 27:50; 72. Ramona Baker, Nik, 28:01; 73. Courtney Berlen, Her, 28:10; 74. Christy Strong, Her, 28:12; 75. Erika Kanezaki, Una, 29:46; 76. Deseree Mesceda, ACS, 31:05; 77. Kristen Bowerman, Bet, 32:02; 78. Heather Webster, ACS, 36:58.

Team scores: 1. Bartlett, 51; 2. Anchorage Christian Schools, 82; 3. Grace Christian, 105; 4. Seward, 105; 5. Kenai Central, 118; 6. Palmer, 144; 7. Wasilla, 151; 8. Skyview, 192; 9. Susitna Valley, 211; 10. Nikiski, 282; 11. Bethel, 285; 12. Houston, 302.

Individual results: 1. Rory Egelus, Pal, 16:29; 2. Trevor Baldwin, Ken, 16:43; 3. Matthew Adams, Sew, 16:46; 4. Mick Boyle, Ken, 16:55; 5. Joseph Gugel, Gra, 17:13; 6. John Hill, Bar, 17:23; 7. Rob Whitney, Bar, 17:27; 8. Nate Bich, Bar, 17:30; 9. Noah Braune, 17:34; 10. Matthew Bartz, Bar, 17:36; 11. Jonathan Moyer, ACS, 17:37; 12. Tom Blair, Sew, 17:44; 13. Kasey Thompson, Was, 17:50; 14. Ryan Lewis, Pal, 17:51; 15. Chris Odom, Was, 17:53; 16. Jesse Moe, ACS, 17:53; 17. Judah Allen, ACS, 17:54; 18. Thomas Minelga, CIA, 17:55; 19. Eli Hutchison, Sky, 17:58; 20. Jacob Masog, ACS, 18:02; 21. J J. Bilby, Sky, 18:03; 22. Paul Horstkortter, Gra, 18:06; 23. Connor Bethka, Bar, 18:06; 24. Steven Booher, Gra, 18:08; 25. Gerardo Arias, ACS, 18:09; 26. Danny Tervooren, Gra, 18:17; 27. Walter Moore, Sew, 18:17; 28. Boone Howard, SuV, 18:18; 29. Carlos Arias, ACS, 18:19; 30. Chris Amen, Ken, 18:21; 31. Steven Watchter, Was, 18:23; 32. Gabe Miessner, Her, 18:25; 33. Leif Bardarson, Sew, 18:28; 34. Tyler Thornton, Sky, 18:29; 35. Jed McGlasson, Ken, 18:30; 36. Ryan Dowling, Bar, 18:35; 37. Steven Perry, Gra, 18:40; 38. Walter Bombeck, 18:43; 39. Zach Shelley, ACS, 18:43; 40. David Apperson, Sew, 18:45; 41. Nico Ambrose, SuV, 18:46; 42. Shawn Soots, Bet, 18:49; 43. Justin Hickel, Gra, 18:49; 44. Andrew Chriss, Bar, 18:50; 45. Andy Hall, CIA, 18:54; 46. Cyrus Bee, SuV, 18:55; 47. Ethan Craddick, Pal, 19:04; 48. Cameron Macdonald, Pal, 19:04; 49. Justin Bologna, Hou, 19:06; 50. Brandon Passmore, Pal, 19:09; 51. Gunner Bahn, Was, 19:10; 52. Trenton Millar, Her, 19:12; 53. Alex Lewis, Gra, 19:14; 54. Ben Hladick, Una, 19:17; 55. Tyler Chapman, Pal, 19:21; 56. Jeff Wilson, Pal, 19:21; 57. Equevilley Aubrey, Was, 19:22; 58. Ben Kellie, Nik, 19:23; 59. Trapper Alsworth, CIA, 19:24; 60. Karl Wing, Her, 19:26; 61. Bryan Stock, Ken, 20:04; 62. Travis Clark, SuV, 20:04; 63. John Hammonds, SuV, 20:08; 64. Marcus Brown, CIA, 20:28; 65. Ben Quesnal, Nik, 20:29; 66. Paul Morin, Nik, 20:37; 67. Mike Wicker, Nik, 20:38; 68. Sean Glasheen, Bet, 20:53; 69. Chad Lipse, Hou, 20:56; 70. Dale Leach, Sky, 21:02; 71. Loren Atti, Bet, 21:09; 72. Jeremy Waite, Bet, 21:09; 73. Lance Penhale, Nik, 21:15; 74. James Frost, Hou, 21:22; 75. Damon Haynes, Sky, 21:46; 76. Steven Shaishnikoff, Una, 21:48; 77. Tom Tabor, Bet, 21:57; 78. Kaden Shumway, Hou, 22:06; 79. Ilya Brown, Hou, 23:01; 80. Lance Sweenhart, Una, 24:34; 81. Dylan Lillie, SuV, 28:08.

Homer Invitational

The Soldotna girls dominated the Homer Invitational Friday, taking six of the meet's top eight spots.

The Stars girls won with 20 points, while runner-up Kenai had 63.

In the boys competition, Anchorage Christian Schools won with 37 points, while Soldotna was second with 61 points.

Ari Goldstein paced the Stars with her first-place finish. Goldstein ran the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 48 seconds. Also for the Stars, Katie Franzmann was second, Jessica Weimer was fourth, Katy Pankoski was sixth, Rachel McCartan was seventh and Sierra Williams was eighth.

Other peninsula runners in the top 10 were Skyview's Marci Mohler at third, Kenai's Lauren Baldwin at fifth, Kenai's Alee Rowley at ninth and Kenai's Elena Bird at 10th.

In the boys race, the top finisher for ACS was fifth, but the Lions took five of those next six places to win the meet.

Homer's Monte Garroutte was first in 16:34, while Kenai's Mick Boyle and Trevor Baldwin came across the line at 16:43. Soldotna's Ryan Walton came in fifth and Skyview's Eli Hutchison was eighth to round out peninsula runners in the top 10.

Homer Invitational

Friday

at Homer

GIRLS

Team scores: 1. Soldotna, 20; 2. Kenai, 63; 3. Skyview, 85; 4. Homer, 87; 5. Ninilchik 121; 6. Bethel, 130.

Individual 5-kilometer results

1. Ari Goldstein, Sol, 18 minutes, 48 seconds; 2. Katie Franzmann, Sol, 19:23; 3. Marci Mohler, Sky, 20:07; 4. Jessica Weimer, Sol, 20:08; 5. Lauren Baldwin, Ken, 20:35; 6. Katy Pankoski, Sol, 20:50; 7. Rachel McCartan, Sol, 21:17; 8. Sierra Williams, Sol, 21:20; 9. Alee Rowley, Ken, 21:20; 10. Elena Bird, Ken, 21:30; 11. Katie Moerlein, Nin, 21:37; 12. Marilyn McDonald, Bethel, 21:53; 13. Megan Mahan, Hom, 21:58; 14. Erika Klaar, Hom, 22:12; 15. Mariah Smyth, Houston, 22:13; 16. Ariel Barker, Sky, 22:13; 17. Kendra Merkes, Sky, 22:13; 18. Laura Rooper, Nikiski, 22:46; 19. Kristin Vantrease, Hom, 22:55; 20. Madi Lewis, ACS, 23:01; 21. Kendra Moerlein, Nin, 23:04; 22. Kortnie Westfall, Hou, 23:30; 23. Michelle Oberg, Ken, 23:40; 24. Whitney Hitchcock, Nik, 23:42; 25. Larissa Cochran, Ken, 23:47.

Other peninsula finishers

26. Jenny Merritt, Hom, 23:49; 27. Samantha Halpin, Hom, 23:53; 28. Katie Thornton, Sky, 23:54; 29. Johanna Spaeder, Hom, 23:58; 30. Angela Singh, Nin, 23:58; 31. Angela Doty, Nik, 24:01; 34. Michelle Trumpler, Sky, 24:27; 36. Brittany Sebastain, Sky, 24:34; 37. Karlyn Remsen, Ken, 24:34; 38. Jaime Miller, Sky, 24:39; 40. Jessi Young, Hou, 25:22; 43. Amanda Matson, Nin, 25:30; 45. Madison Moe, Nin, 25:54; 46. Krista Leman, Nin, 26:29; 48. Ramona Baker, Nik, 27:31.

Team scores: 1. Anchorage Christian Schools, 37; 2. Soldotna, 61; 3. Kenai, 71; 4. Homer, 94; 5. Skyview, 106; 6. Nikiski, 144.

Individual 5-kilometer results

1. Monte Garroutte, Hom, 16:34; 2. Mick Boyle, Ken, 16:43; 3. Trevor Baldwin, Ken, 16:43; 4. Ryan Walton, Sol, 17:24; 5. Jonathan Moyer, ACS, 17:36; 6. Jacob Masog, ACS, 17:40; 7. Jesse Moe, ACS, 17:40; 8. Eli Hutchison, Sky, 17:46; 9. Judah Allen, ACS, 17:50; 10. Gerardo Arias, ACS, 17:59; 11. Rob Navarro, Sol, 17:59; 12. Grant McGregor, ACS, 18:03; 13. Caleb Chase, Sol, 18:05; 14. J.J. Bilby, Sky, 18:05; 15. Shawn Soots, Bet, 18:28; 16. Alex Hundertmark, Sol, 18:29; 17. Chris Amen, Ken, 18:32; 18. Jed McGlasson, Ken, 18:34; 19. Levi Sutton, Sol, 18:35; 20. Mike Farrens, Hom, 18:39; 21. Matt Habermann, Sol, 18:58; 22. Tyler Thornton, Sky, 19:03; 23. Zach Shelley, ACS, 19:03; 24. Garrett Hoanin, Hom, 19:09; 25. Justin Bologna, Hou, 19:13.

Other peninsula finishers

26. Ben Kellie, Nik, 19:26; 28. Travis Hines, Hom, 19:51; 29. Jason Schollenberg, Nin, 20:02; 31. Martin Bruun, Hom, 20:10; 32. Ben Quesnel, Nik, 20:14; 34. Dale Leach, 20:33; 35. Anton Vaissenberg, Sol, 20:38; 36. Lance Penhale, Nik, 20:41; 37. Paul Morin, Nik, 20:48; 38. Mike Wicker, Nik, 20:57; 40. Jon Sanchez, Ken, 22:07; 41. John Paul Russo, Nin, 22:09; 43. Levi Ryan, Hom, 22:20; 44. Damon Haynes, Sky, 22:23; 49. Connor Cooper, Nin, 25:52; 50. Brendan Cuffe, Nin, 25:54.

Mariners Iron Only Triathlon

Katie Faulkner, 15, and John Pruitt, 39, won overall titles at the Mariners Iron Only Triathlon Saturday in Homer.

The event featured a 1,000-yard swim, a 15-mile bike ride and a 5-mile run. Faulkner finished in 1 hour, 41 minutes and 58 seconds, to defeat Lori Staats Cahill, 47, by about four minutes.

In the men's race, John Pruitt finished in 1:34:02 to defeat David Ruckstuhl, 42, by about 3 1/2 minutes.

Mariners Iron Only Triathlon

Saturday

in Homer

1,000-yard swim, 15-mile bike, 5-mile run

WOMEN

1. Katie Faulkner, 1 hour, 41 minutes, 58 seconds; 2. Lori Staats Cahill, 1:45:59; 3. Renae Rykaczewski, 1:50:31; 4. Carrie Setian, 1:53:31; 5. Carly Reimer, 1:54:18; 6. Elizabeth Walker, 1:54:51; 7. Saundra Hudson, 1:58:17; 8. Lori Violetta, 2:01:24; 9. Sue Strutz, 2:04:15; 10. Anna Dickerson, 2:05:40; 11. Heather Thamin, 2:07:26; 12. Julie Seneff, 2:10:16; 13. Lauri Bassett, 2:10:33; 14. Molly Mahan, 2:11:13; 15. Amy Fell, 2:11:14; 16. Constance Tobin, 2:11:39; 17. Elysha Chapple, 2:15:28; 18. Abbie Marrale, 2:15:45; 19. Marne Lastufka, 2:20:17; 20. Nyssa Baechler, 2:20:35; 21. Jennifer Chapple, 2:20:51; 22. Ruth Dickerson, 2:20:54; 23. Jaclyn Arndt, 2:22:10; 24. Lauren Bell, 2:23:32; 25. Marian Frost, 2:24:45.

26. Brandy McGee, 2:25:00; 27. Elli Matkin, 2:25:08; 28. Laura Carlson, 2:25:38; 29. Renae Haug, 2:26:08; 30. Britta Baechler, 2:26:22; 31. Rhonwen Jennings, 2:27:33; 32. Kyenna McKinstry, 2:28:36; 33. Tracy Asselin, 2:32:26; 34. Valerie McKenney, 2:35:11; 35. Rhiannon Jennings, 2:39:22; 36. Gracie Harrison, 2:39:54; 37. Lori Marrale, 2:44:46; 38. Katie Miller, 2:44:46; 39. Danielle Wythe, 2:49:12; 40. Jenna Grady, 2:50:30; 41. Ellen Bauer, 2:50:30; 42. Jorden Greiner, 2:52:35; 43. Olga Ziegesar, 2:56:56; 44. Ingrid Tournery, 2:58:22; 45. Melissa Malcolm, 3:05:24; 46. Sherry Stead, 3:07:16; 47. Megan Malcolm, 3:10:45; 48. Megan DeCino, 3:22:12; 49. Katie Bullock, 3:50:09; 50. Deannie Andree, 3:59:59.

1. John Pruitt, 1:34:02; 2. David Ruckstuhl, 1:37:34; 3. Max Lemons, 1:39:56; 4. Brent Ragsdale, 1:40:59; 5. Frank Cahill, 1:41:19; 6. Kevin Wythe, 1:47:25; 7. Joe Anders, 1:47:40; 8. Wes Kuhns, 1:48:21; 9. Tyler Morris, 1:52:39; 10. Charles Timison, 1:55:15; 11. John Brewer, 2:01:36; 12. Jamey Smith, 2:02:25; 13. Jeff Campbell, 2:02:32; 14. Seth Ex, 2:03:47; 15. John Bernard-Sheffler, 2:06:26; 16. Rob Hudson, 2:06:57; 17. Chris Perk, 2:07:44; 18. Dakota Zellin, 2:09:13; 19. Antonio Infante, 2:11:54; 20. Sterling Gillon, 2:11:54; 21. Christopher Brown, 2:14:25; 22. Bobby Jones, 2:15:50; 23. Todd Sherwood, 2:20:37; 24. Anthony Augusto, 2:22:11; 25. Eric Van Oss, 2:28:13.

26. Darryl Wythe, 2:29:36; 27. Mark Hemstreet, 2:46:37; 28. Josh Keeley, 3:01:04.



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