With a pair of top six finishes, NW Zone runners recorded the best provincial results in several years at the 2018 ASAA Provincial High School Cross Country Running Championships in Vermilion on Saturday.
High Level’s Faith Blanchette led the way, winning the silver medal in Intermediate Women’s race. Blanchette stopped the clock at 20:12 for the challenging 5 km course, 31 seconds behind winner Chloe Palmer of Edmonton.
Beaverlodge’s Kobe Grocholoski improved eight spots from his 2017 Provincials finish, and placed sixth in the Intermediate Men’s 5 km run. Grocholoski’s time was 17:31.
Other NW Zone runners finishing in the top 25 included Peace Wapiti’s Jordan Lundstrom (Senior Men’s 6 km – 13th), LaCrete’s Kyle Fehr (Senior Men’s 6 km – 25th), and LaCrete’s Lindsay Martens (Senior Women’s 5 km – 21st).
Full results are available at the Results Canada site.