Wolfpack senior Skoog claims  4A District crown | Cross country

By Beacon staff | Nov 02, 2018
Photo by: David R Pan Jackson's Joseph Skoog races during an Wesco meet earlier this season at Jackson High School.

Jackson’s Joseph Skoog and teammate Brenden Charbeneau finished first and second and helped lead the Timberwolves to the team title at the 4A District 1 boys cross country championships Saturday, Oct. 27, at South Whidbey High School.

Skoog won with a time of 16 minutes, 14.81 seconds, just ahead of Charbeneau, who clocked in at 16:16.88. Kamiak’s Carp Mukai took third and was followed by Glacier Peak’s Tyler Tanta, Elijah Lopez and Riley McDowell and Jackson’s Shane Grossman.

Jackson finished first with 43 points and Glacier Peak secured the second spot to state with 50.

Glacier Peak and Jackson swapped spots in the girls race with the Grizzlies edging the Wolfpack 51 to 56 for the team crown.

Jackson’s Anna Skoog placed fifth ahead of Glacier Peak’s Samantha Boyle, Lindsay Ardry and Brooke Wallace. Jackson’s Sarah Sewell, Glacier Peak’s Alexis Palmer and Jackson’s Briana Heng followed.

Lake Stevens Taylor Roe won the race in 18:32.74.

The top two 4A teams and top 15 individuals advance to the state championships, which are set for Saturday, Nov. 3, at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.

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