IHS cross country team continues to shine

Ilwaco boys swept the first five places at their home cross country meet last week. The girls, some of whom are pictured above, also won and are coming on strong, according to Coach Joe Williams. CAROL WRIGHT photo

ILWACO - In bowling it's a 300 game, in baseball it's no runs, no hits, and no errors, and in cross country it is a score of 15 - a team's first five runners placing one through five - that spells perfection. And a perfect score is exactly what the Ilwaco boys achieved at their home meet Thursday.

Nate Appel cruised over the 2.9 mile course in 16:49, finishing just five seconds ahead of Ed Guelfi. Third place went to Derek Duffy in 17:29, Jordan Williams placed fourth with 17:37, and Jon Fagerlund completed the sweep for Ilwaco in a time of 18:19.

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