Runners dominate medals
Salmon Arm’s cross-country running teams continued to race well in Revelstoke this past Wednesday with continued first-place finishes.
Under crisp, sunny skies, the teams placed first in the Senior Boys, Senior Girls and Junior Boys divisions. Shuswap Middle School took first place in the Junior Girls category.
Thomas Hardy and Glynnis Sim continued their winning ways, placing first overall in their respective races. Once again, Emmy Sim was hot on younger sister’s heels, placing eight seconds behind, in second place overall and the first Senior Girl.
Elena Bruns had a strong race, placing fourth in Junior Girls.
New racers, Katie Harding (eighth in Senior Girls) and Sam Bergman (ninth Senior Girls), had great races with Lisa Petterson pushing them to the finish line in 10th place.
In the boys race, 43 runners participated, with the Senior Boys once again dominating.
Taking the top four spots were Hardy, Don Robinson, John Connor and Cole Smith. Alexander Corbett was the top placing Junior Boy in fourth, followed by Andrew Nash in sixth and Nelson Kleer in seventh. James Hardy cracked the top 10 placing ninth in the Junior Boys.
Salmon Arm hosts in Little Mountain today with the races starting on field #1 before they head to the trails. Girls start at 4 p.m. and the boys at 4:07.