A Thunder Mountain High School runner dashes to the finish line Saturday, Aug. 27 during a cross country meet at Ward Lake in Ketchikan.

A Thunder Mountain High School runner dashes to the finish line Saturday, Aug. 27 during a cross country meet at Ward Lake in Ketchikan.

JDHS, Sitka take cross country opener

Freshmen Sadie Tuckwood and Anna Iverson made a big splash at the first Southeast cross country meet of the season, last weekend’s Ketchikan Invitational. The pair of Juneau-Douglas High School runners placed first and third for the girls at the meet, with Thunder Mountain veteran Erin Wallace splitting the pair for a second place finish.

On the boy’s side, sophomore Arne Ellefson-Carnes finished second, besting a personal record at 16 minutes, 42.28 seconds time, 20 seconds faster than his time on the same course last season. Ellefson-Carnes broke up a pair of runners from Sitka, members of last year’s state champion team.

At fifth place, TMHS junior Jonah Penrose ran the fastest time for the Falcons boys at 17:44.47.

 

Ketchikan Invitational Results

GIRLS TEAM SCORES:

1. JDHS 31; 2. TMHS 62; 3. Petersburg 63; 4. Ketchikan 120; 5. Wrangell 141

BOYS TEAM SCORES:

1. Sitka 33; 2. JDHS 52; 3. TMHS 69; 4. Ketchikan 106; 5. Skagway 142

Individual Results:

GIRLS TOP 20

(name, school, time):

1. Tuckwood, Sadie. JDHS 19:55.97

2. Wallace, Erin. TMHS 20:02.83

3. Iverson, Anna. JDHS 20:49.34

4. Hutten, Reyn. Wrangell 20:59.21

5. Ramseth, Elizabeth. JDHS 21:50.17

6. Eddy, Kayleigh. Petersburg 21:50.68

7. Chase, Melanie. Petersburg 21:51.75

8. Bleakley, Reece. TMHS 22:08.09

9. Thompson, Sally. TMHS 22:12.94

10. Smith, Gillian. JDHS 22:19.50

11. Pfundt, Erin. Petersburg 22:27.09

12. Goering, Eva. JDHS 22:37.75

13. Seley, Tori. Ketchikan 23:10.17

14. Sable, Zellhuber. Sitka 23:13.

15. Greg, Jessie. JDHS 23:23.75

16. Borromeo, Lillian. Hydaburg 23:29.60

17. York, Maddie. JDHS 23:33.63

18. Barlow, Alecia. Craig High School 23:34.97

19. McNeilly, Ayla. Sitka 23:40.71

20. Neyhart, Leah. JDHS 23:42.79

BOYS TOP 20

(name, school, time):

1. Wilcox, David. Sitka 16:40.65

2. Ellefson-Carnes, Arne. JDHS 16:42.28

3. Pate, Joe. Sitka 17:22.47

4. Taylor-Roth, Clem. JDHS 17:36.85

5. Penrose, Jonah. TMHS 17:44.47

6. Baciocco, Colin. Sitka 17:50.02

7. Goebel, Ethan. Skagway 17:54.69

8. Sleppy, Justin. TMHS 18:04.15

9. McKenna, Tim. JDHS 18:09.23

10. Bociocco, Dominic. Sitka 18:21.55

11. Allemendinger, Paul. Ketchikan 18:26.55

12. White, John. JDHS 18:32.07

13. Buxton, Connor. Sitka 18:34.82

14. Brady, Danny. Skagway 18:40.53

15. McIntyre, Skyler. Sitka 18:42.83

16. Normas, Connor. TMHS 18:43.75

17. Coss. Ketchikan 18:47.89

18. Burger, James. TMHS 18:48.16

19. Lenhard, Nathaniel. Petersburg 18:51.31

20. Barratt, JD. Wrangell 18:53.62

• Contact Sports and Outdoors reporter Kevin Gullufsen at 523-2228 or kevin.gullufsen@juneauempire.com.

Runners race in a cross country meet Saturday, Aug. 27 at Ward Lake in Ketchikan.

Runners race in a cross country meet Saturday, Aug. 27 at Ward Lake in Ketchikan.

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