LC Freshmen Lead Lady Lyncs to Victory

Everson, WA - The Lynden Christian girls cross country won big today in the 2.5 mile course at Nooksack Elementary scoring 22 points beating Lynden and Nooksack Valley, led by freshmen Maya Ewing and Simone Veltkamp.

Simone Veltkamp (L) and Maya Ewing (R) from LC (Keenan Gray/The Runner)

Ewing and Veltkamp went 1-2 for the Lyncs with Ewing taking the win running 17:35.62, and Veltkamp ran 18:05.79 for 2nd place. Other top finisher for the Lyncs were Shanoah Whittern (4th), Cindy German (6th), and Brianna Veenstra (9th).

Lynden's Frances Perry led the Lions with a 3rd place finish in a time of 18:12.01. Finishing in 7th was Amsa Burke running 19:00 for Lynden.

Nooksack had three girls finish in the top 10 with Lily Snow taking 5th in 18:36 as the Pioneers top runner. Eden Benner and Selly Garcia placed 8th and 10th.

The boys race was missing Lynden star Tate Hutchins, but the Lions would still take the first 3 spots of the race with Isaiah Ellis taking the win in 14:04.53. Rafe Wolfisberg finished in 2nd with a time of 14:21, followed by Hans Tamminga in 3rd running 14:22.

Like the girls, the Nooksack boys had 3 top 10 finishers with Josh Steele, Logan Clabaugh, and Jacob Roosma taking the 4th, 5th, and 7th place spots. Steele led all Pioneers with a time of 14:26.

Shane Hamstra of Lynden Christian was the Lyncs top placer as he was 8th with a time of 15:07.

Nooksack Valley will be up at the Silver Lake Invite this Saturday, while Lynden and LC will have the weekend off from competition.


Boys: Lynden (21), Nooksack Valley (46), Lynden Christian (66)

1. Isaiah Ellis (14:04, Lynden), 2. Rafe Wolfisberg (14:21, Lynden), 3. Hans Tamminga (14:22), 4. Josh Steele (14:26, Nooksack), 5. Logan Clabaugh (14:27, Nooksack), 6. Carson VanCleve (14:33, Lynden), 7. Jacob Roosma (14:59, Nooksack), 8. Shane Hamstra (15:07, LC), 9. Ethan Jamison (15:19, Lynden), 10. Grant Herringa (15:21, Lynden)

Girls: Lynden Christian (22), Lynden (52), Nooksack Valley (56)

1. Maya Ewing (17:35, LC), 2. Simone Veltkamp (18:05, LC), 3. Frances Perry (18:12, Lynden), 4. Shanoah Whittern (18:24, LC), 5. Lily Snow (18:36, Nooksack), 6. Cindy German (18:45, LC), 7. Amsa Burke (19:00, Lynden), 8. Eden Benner (19:01, Nooksack), 9. Brianna Veenstra (19:02, LC), 10. Selly Garcia (19:20, Nooksack)

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