Prep Roundup: Carson High runners strong at Reed
September 22, 2017
SPARKS – The Carson High cross country teams had their best effort of the season at the Reed Invitation at Shadow Mountain, with the boys taking third and the girls placing fourth.
Carson's boys finished with 110 points behind Spanish Springs (24 points) and Reed (99). Carson's girls finished with 118 points behind Damonte Ranch (74), Manogue (83) and Reed (104).
Hunter Rauh led Carson's boys, finishing the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 2 seconds to take ninth. Also for Carson, Zachary Sever took 14th in 18:13, Ethan Byasse was 19th in 18:18, Parker Lehmann was 36th in 18:58 and Tobin McRae took 38th in 19:03. Caron's girls were also able to take fourth without one of their top runners, Josefina Ortiz-Osty, who was out sick.
Carson had two girls in the top 10. Rheanna Jackson took seventh in 20:42 and Blanco Sosa was right behind in eighth in 20:44. Gabby Fernandez also took 17th in 21:56 for the Senators.
Carson's junior varsity boys also had a strong day, finishing fifth out of 14 teams. Paxton Spence led way, finishing 11th in 20:06.
Carson coach Pete Sinnott said almost all of his runners posted personal bests and had big improvements over last week. "A good day but we are just now starting to be competitors," Sinnott said. "Big improvement each week."
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