Madison Boerner, Hemming Sola and Mina Plato stood out among the 382 students competing in the Naramata Cross Country championship race Oct. 16.
Boerner, Sola and Plato each set records during the 2.3-kilometre race that Naramata Elementary School hosted attracting students from 13 area schools.
Boerner, a Grade 4 student from Uplands, finished in 10:34, while Sola, a Grade 5 boy at Ecole Entre Lacs, finished in 9:11, while Plato, of Queen’s Park in Grade 5, crossed the finish line in 10:17.
In team standings, Wiltse’s Grade 4 and 5 girls finished first. Trout Creek and Holy Cross were second and third respectively for Grade 4. In Grade 5, Holy Cross and Columbia finished second and third, respectively. On the boys side, Uplands finished first for Grade 4, while Giant’s Head and Wiltse were second and third, respectively.
In Grade 5, Trout Creek was first, while Wiltse and Columbia were second and third respectively. Trout Creek finished with 94 points, just one point ahead of Wiltse. In the individual category, Uplands’ Mark Andrews finished first among 95 competitors in 10:11, while Jaras Grant, also of Uplands, was second at 10:13 and Evan Gupta of Trout Creek was third in 10:17.
For the girls, Isabella Green of Wiltse was second at 10:45 and Carmen Harrold of Trout Creek was third in at 11:19 among 84 participants.
In Grade 5 on the boys side, Trout Creek took second and third place with Brett Cerutti coming in at 9:13 and Patrick Geertz at 9:29. There were 106 participants.
For the girls, Kyra Mellart of Columbia School was second among 96, finishing in 10:28 and Lauren Keilty of Holy Cross was third at 10:33.