Advertise Here


NC runners do their thing

North Central cruises to the Greater Spokane League boys cross country championship in a showdown with University - both were unbeaten - and leads the way in 3A qualifying for regional, which is Oct. 30 in Wenatchee. The story there is that Mt. Spokane and Shadle Park, ranked in the top 5 3A teams, didn’t come close to making it. The Wildcats advance five runners, enough to score at state but … One coach was heard to mutter, “It’s so frustrating.”

On the girls side, which had no bearing on the GSL regular-season title, Shadle Park and Mt. Spokane qualified.

The top seven individuals not on a state qualifying team also advance. The GSL standings and the 3A regional qualifiers are below. The story is here.

Girls advancing in addition to Shadle Park (Katie Morris, Kendra Weitz, Emily Stone, Chelsea Chandler, Maddy Cook, Megan Skinner, Michaela Lindley) and Mt. Spokane (Brooklin Young, Molly Cole, Sammie Pedersen, Kellie Duchow, Sierra Dodd, Afton McKinlay, Lisa DePledge) are: Katie Knight, NC; Michaela Roske NC; Brittany Cermak UHi; Jasmine McDaniel UHi; Zoey Henson UHi; Kira Johnston UHi and Abigail Fall NC.

Boys advancing in addition to North Central (Vince Hamilton, Casey Adams, Andrew Wordell, Kieth Williams, Austen Frostad, Kai Wilmot, Nik Taylor) and University (Jon Smith, Christian Bucko, Jake Hombel, BJ Smith, Trevin Hiebert, Mathew Fry, Travis Stark) are: Nathan Weitz, SP, Hunter Johnson MtS, Connor Jones MtS, Eli Dietz MtS, Jake Depledge MtS, Christian Fullmer MtS and Stepehen Hafferkamp, SP.

League Standings
Central Valley  8 - 1 

Mead  8  – 1 
Shadle Park  7 – 2 
Gonzaga  6 3  
Mt. Spokane  6 3 
Lewis & Clark  3 6 
Ferris 3 -  6 
North Central 2 -  7 
University  2 7 
Rogers 0 -  9 

North Central  9 – 0 
University  8 –  1 
Lewis & Clark  7 - 2 
Ferris  6 3
Mt. Spokane  5 4 
Mead  4 - 5
Central Valley  3 - 6 
 Shadle Park 2 -  7 
Gonzaga 1 -  8 
Rogers 0 –  9 

Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.


Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on SportsLink.


Jim Meehan (@srjimm) Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Chris Derrick Chris Derrick is a sports reporter. His primary coverage areas are the Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, women's basketball and high school softball and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Chris

Sean Kramer Sean Kramer is a freelance correspondent who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

Recent work by Sean

Vince Grippi is the online producer for SportsLink, a product of The Spokesman-Review.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
Advertise Here