Girls Cross Country Running Hard to the Finish Line

Mari Kamemoto

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The Girls Varsity Cross Country team competed in the Metro League championship meet last Thursday, October 24th. The Girls finished second out of 18 schools. Shortly after  the Braves went on to compete in the District meet where they not only compete against Metro League teams but also schools outside of Seattle. They had tough competition but the Braves did well and are returning back to the State tournament this Saturday in Pasco. The Braves are currently ranked 3rd in the State and hope to exceed that at the state tournament. 

“Our top competitor at state is Holy Names,” said junior Olivia Freeman. “We want to beat them more than any other school!”

Holy Names Academy is ranked one place higher than

Braves running against their competitor Holy Names.

Bishop Blanchet. The Braves and the Cougars are big rivals when it comes to cross country. The Braves are striving to do well at the state tournament as well as beating Holy Names. 

“Our whole team is so excited to go to state,” junior Reilly Cartwright. “I am especially excited to travel and represent our school.” 

 Our school is excited to see how our girls cross country team will do at Pasco. We will have a big send off to celebrate our school making it to state. The Braves will end strong to a great season!

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