The Greenwave Cross Country team is continuing to make impressive strides at both the team level and with the ranking of its individuals.
Since the girls team took first place at the Dayton Invitational, both the boys and girls teams competed in the Fernley Roadhill Invitational on Thursday with boys and girls teams finishing in third place.
The boys were led by Ethan Smith (19:44), Devyn Frederick (20:11), Michael Anderson (21:17), Isaiah Williams (21:17) and Kapili Gleason (21:23).
The girls were led by Brynlee Shults (23:51), Diana Martinez (24:43), Jordyn Rogers (25:42). The cross country team will be competing Friday at the Reed Raider Invitational in Sparks.
In addition, on Saturday, Churchill County High School’s Tristen Thomson competed in Stockton, Calif., at the Pacific Tiger High School Cross Country Invitational. There were 32 California High Schools attending the invitational, and more than 700 individuals from about 50 schools from the surrounding states competed.
Notably, Churchill County was the sole Nevada entry at this meet, represented only by Thomson.
Thomson competed in the Varsity Large School Division that included competitive schools such as Bella Vista, Merced and Davis, Calif.
Thomson ran a personal best 5K (3.1 mile) with a time of 16:47 and placed 17th out of 183 Varsity Large School athletes. He medaled for his performance.
Currently, Thomson is now ranked third in the Division 1-A North, and fifth in the state Division 1-A.