Cross country kings move on to provincials

The Sardis Falcons senior boys cross-country team won a heated battle with Walnut Grove to finish first at Fraser Valleys.

Sardis secondary had two athletes finish inside the top five Thursday, carrying the Falcons to first place at the Fraser Valley cross-country championship.

Kristian Biela and Tanner Geary led the way for the senior boys, who finished just five points ahead of Walnut Grove.

Biela was fourth overall in a field of 157, finishing in 22:33.43.

Geary was one spot behind, crossing the line in 22:35.31.

Samir Rehmtulla (23:45.50) and Daniel James (23:47.09) finished 17th and 18th with Owen Wright (24:01.85) 20th and Logan Clegg (24:34.44) 24th.

The Falcons also had Steven Landriault (28th), Keegan Schram-Smith (30th), Kai Soltys (105th) and Jack MacIsaac (119th) competing.

Keegan Lightle didn’t race due to injury.

The team will compete at the BC Championship, taking place Nov. 7 at Jericho Park in Vancouver.

Sardis finished in 10th place last year.

Find full results from Fraser Valleys at fraservalleyxc.com

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