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Cross country Zebras face all divisions at Yolo championships

First PVL meet last week
By: Staff report
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The Lincoln High cross-country team got a good taste of the 2012 competition last week running in the first Pioneer Valley League Meet Wednesday and then turning out for the all-divisions Yolo County Championships on Saturday. Fighting Zebras’ senior Abi Lund showed she would be a strong contender for sections and possibly state by running seventh at the PVL Meet and coming back to place 32nd among 84 runners at the Yolo meet. Lund turned in a time of 21:48 at the league meet. Although Bear River’s Mary Nattrass won in a time of 20:06, Lund trailed second place by less than a minute. Rounding out Lincoln’s varsity girls at league were Katy Mercier (22:58), Haley Higgins (23:30), Savannah Berkley (25:12), Kali Federwisch (25:23) and Kelsi Snook (25:35). Dylan Toerpe (19:31) was 18th at league, but did not compete in the YCC. Keeping pace with Toerpe were Sean Gage (19:59), Bryant Garcia (20:08), Jacob Edwards (20:20) and Jake Palmyra (20:58). Also running were Uriah Smith (21:25), Matthew Binning (24:20) and Liam Hao (no time recorded). Pascual Marquez led the frosh/soph boys in a time of 15:09. Aaron Jackson (15:10) was next with Evan Deatherage (15:51), Daniel Hagge (16:05), Brian Ackerson (18:22) and William Barker (20:09) filling out the squad. The frosh/soph girls were Megan Snook, Annika Lehenbauer, Kelsy Prentice, Katrina Redford but no times were indicated. Yolo County Championships, Sept. 22 Varsity Boys – winning time 16:33 (All Divisions) 97. (Sr) Sean Gage, 21:39 103. (Sr) Jacob Edwards, 22:48 107. (Sr) Uriah Smith, 23:06 115. (Jr) Bryant Garcia, 24:28 124. (Jr) Matthew Binning, 27:07 130 running Varsity Girls – winning time 19:44 32. (Sr) Abi Lund, 23:18 44. (Sr) Kali Federwisch, 24:46 60. (Jr) Katy Mercier, 25:57 68. (Sr) Savannah Berkley, 27:50 84 running Soph Boys – winning time 11:03 74. (Fr) Aaron Jackson, 14:25 87. (Fr) William Barker, 15:43 88. (Fr) Brian Ackerson, 15:46 88 running F/S Girls – winning time 12:20 26. (Fr) Haley Higgins, 14:02 75. (So) Annika Lehenbauer, 16:11 82. (So) Kelsy Prentice, 16:26 134 running