This past weekend, Salmon Arm Secondary’s cross-country team competed in Provincials held at West Shore Parks in Colwood.
Participating in a field of 235 runners, the boys team was led by Andrew Nash finishing in 79, and Seth van Varseveld in 92nd place.
Nelson Kleer, David Bakker, Aidan Hepburn and Jake Stephens all ran strong races as well.
The Girls team placed eighth, led by Glynis Sim, who came in 10th overall in a field of 225.
Rachel May placed next in 79, then Grade 9 sensation Emily Williams came in just behind May in 82nd place.
Grade 12’s, Elena Bruns ran her last race for SAS, finishing off her four-year running career with her best-ever placing.
Miya Kosowick, Jessica Brown, Mhari Runciman and Krystine Hamre all pushed themselves to achieve personal bests on their first appearance at Provincials.