Elementary schools meet in cross-country competition

Chilliwack-area elementary school athletes took to the trails at Fairfield Island for the second of three cross-country races.

The second of three elementary school cross-country runs was held Oct. 16 at Fairfield Island Park.

Students in Grades 3-6 participated.

In the Grade 3 boys race, Vaugh Honigman (Promontory) led the way with a time of 4:37, edging Jared Hubert (Greendale) and Cameron Nelmes (Sardis).

The Grade 3 girls race went to Bea Longhurst (Yarrow), with Malia Lenz (Greendale) second and Paige Colby (Watson) third.

Owen Hopcott (Watson) won the Grade 4 boys’ race with a time of 4:08.

Jackson Hardy (Promontory) was second and Toby Regier third.

The Grade 4 girls’ race went to Evans elementary student Jessica Albert, with Jordyn Loupret (Tyson) second and Kendra Moniz (Strathcona) third.

Greendale’s Brandt Lenz won the Grade 5 boys’ race with a time of 5:16, followed by Finn Longhurst (Yarrow) and Jake Driscoll (Sardis).

Watson’s Abby Hall won the Grade 5 girls’ race with a time of 5:51. Yarrow’s Lauren Phillips was second and Watson’s Taylor Colby third.

The Grade 6 boys’ race went to Jake Janssens (FG Leary), followed by Marley Edwards (East Chilliwack) and Maijken Meindertsma (Sardis).

Strathcona’s Kate Klassen won the Grade 6 girls race, with Marin Lenz (Greendale) second and Sydney Owens (Promontory) third.

The third and final race was held yesterday at Twin Rinks.

Results next week.