By Geno Ludwig/Staff Correspondent
Liandra Haden will represent Chewelah in this year’s 1A state cross-country championships. The Cougar freshman places 20th in the Bi-District meet last week, earning an entry to run at the Sun Willows golf course in Pasco this Saturday.
Haden ran the district course at the Chewelah golf course in 21 minutes, 21 seconds to qualify for the state class-1A finale of the season.
Cougar hopefuls Carl Oman and Grant Brookover did not make the cut. Oman finished 30th with a time of 18 minutes, 11 seconds. Brookover was 44th at 20 minutes, 45 seconds.
Beatrice Ilari also did not qualify for the Cougar girls. Her time was 22:24. The winning time for the girls was 18:36. The best time for the boys was 16:19.
Boys’ team scores
Deer Park 42, Medical Lake 43, Riverside 69, Lakeside 77, Colville 136, Freeman 187, Chewelah 195, Newport 222.
Girls’ team scores
Deer Park 47, Riverside 61, Colville 78, Lakeside 91, Freeman 107, Medical Lake 108, Chewelah and Newport, no team score.