Claiming five of the top 10 positions, the Del Oro girls varsity cross country team ran to the Sierra Foothill League championship last Thursday at William Jessup University in Rocklin
Del Oro scored 36 points to outdistance Woodcreek (59), Granite Bay (59) and Nevada Union (102).
Leading Del Oro’s charge were Megan Gentes, who placed fourth in 19:00; Lizzie Meredith, who was sixth in 19:11; Amy Heyn who placed seventh, in 19:16; Megan Runte, who placed ninth, in 19:26; and Maddie Lyon, who grabbed 10th in 19:28.
Del Oro’s boys team finished fifth place. The top finisher for the Golden Eagles was Trevor Stephens, who placed fourth in 15:38.
Del Oro’s runners will compete in the CIF divisional championships this Saturday at Frog Town, located near Angels Camp.