Kyle Edmo and Colton Jackson pace Raider boys cross country team at CWB League championship race
MANSON – After having one of his best races at the Oroville Invite, Tribal member Kyle Edmo of Lake Roosevelt turned in an even better performance at the Central Washington B League Championships.
Edmo placed 16th overall with a time of 18:10.8 on Wednesday afternoon (October 23) at Wapato Point. In the past month, he’s shaved over 42 seconds off his time in the 5,000 meters as he looks to end his year at the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association 1B/2B boys state cross-country championship race on November 9 in Pasco.
“The season’s been going pretty good,” says Edmo.”I’ve been pushing myself this year harder.”
Colton Jackson (Tribal descendant) placed 22nd overall (with a time of 18:39.1) as he looks to earn a spot in the state championship race.
Lake Roosevelt’s other runners were: Alonzo Adams, 36th (22:30,12), Zack Sellers, 37th (22:38.92), Tyler Palmer, 42th (23:38.10), and Jamie Senator, 48th (32:01.64) respectively for the Raiders, all of whom are Colville Tribal members. Germaine Sittingcrow finished 34th (22:05.31) for Lake Roosevelt.
Top three runners for the boys race included Manson’s Connor Torgesen, who placed first on the day (16:46.53) with Isaac Immel of Riverside Christian finishing second (16:53.48) and Ricky Garcia of Brewster placing third (16:58.87).
Runners will have one more opportunity to push for a state appearance at the
District 5/6 1B/2B State Qualifier at Blue Heron Park in Moses Lake on Oct. 30.
Official Boys Team Scores for the Central Washington B League Championships
1. Manson - 31
2. Brewster - 45
3. Liberty Bell - 54
4. Tonasket - 115
5. Lake Roosevelt - 126
6. Bridgeport – 16
Raider boys cross country team tackles rugged Oroville Invite
OROVILLE – Colville Tribal member Kyle Edmo of the Lake Roosevelt High School boys’ cross-country team turned in one of his best performances of the season at the Oroville Invite on Friday (Oct. 18).
The senior runner earned a top 15 finish, placing 13th overall in 18 minutes and 27 seconds on the rugged 3-mile course at Lake Osoyoos State Park.
“It was tough, the hardest part was running on the sand,” said Edmo. “That made my legs really sore and that hill made it tough.”
Tribal descendant Colton Jackson placed 26th (19:17) on the day helping the Raider boys cross-country team to a sixth place finish as a team with (170 total points).
“It’s fun racing against Colton,” says Edmo.
The Brewster boys cross-country team placed first with 38 points, followed by second place Chelan (68 points) and Omak (75) finishing third.
Lake Roosevelt’s other runners were: Alonzo Adams, 62nd (22:43), Zack Sellers, 67th (23:29), Tyler Palmer, 68th (23:42), and Jamie Senator 79th (30:51) respectively for the Raiders, all of whom are Colville Tribal members. Germaine Sittingcrow finished 39th (20:06) for Lake Roosevelt.
Omak’s Tyler Sam (Colville tribal member) placed 25th overall with a time of 19:16. Omak had three runners place in the top 10.
Sam has competed in eight races this season. His seasonal record came at the Okanogan Invite on Sept. 24 where he placed 28th with a time of 18:37.0.
Colville tribal member Josephine Pakootas of Republic placed 17th overall (24:38).
Team scores for the Oroville Invitational (Oct. 18) are as follows:
Official Girls Team Scores
1. Chelan 30
2. Kettle Falls 37
Official Boys Team Scores
1.Brewster - 38
2.Chelan - 68
3. Omak - 75
4. Kettle Falls - 117
5. Tonasket - 137
6. Lake Roosevelt - 170
7. Oroville - 171
8. Republic - 174
9. Bridgeport - 236