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Stephens, DO shine at meet

By: Staff Report
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Del Oro’s cross country teams continued to run well last Wednesday in Grass Valley as the Golden Eagles turned in some strong individual and team efforts at the Sierra Foothill League’s No. 2 meet, hosted by Nevada Union. In the boys varsity, Del Oro’s Trevor Stephens checked in with one of his best runs of the season as he mastered the hilly Nevada Union course to take first place honors in a time of 15:55. Del Oro’s boys scored 85 points to finish in third place behind Woodcreek (50) and Rocklin (53). In the girls varsity race, the Lady Eagles showed off their magnificent depth once again as the Black and Gold placed their top six runners over the first 11 places in scoring 36 points to outdistance second place Granite Bay’s 59 markers. Leading Del Oro’s girls efforts were Lizzie Meredith (20:14), who placed fourth; Megan Gentes (20:26), who was sixth; and Ashley Dessert (20:36), who was seventh. Also having a hand in the win for Del Oro were Dominique Tristant (20:42), who placed ninth; Maddy Lyons (20:48), who was 10th; and Maddy Montgomery (20:59), who took 11th. Del Oro’s lower level teams also enjoyed SFL wins as the frosh-soph boys mustered 27 points to easily outdistance second place Woodcreek, with 59 points. The frosh-soph girls tallied 23 points to runaway from second place Rocklin’s 54 markers. Topping the Del Oro frosh-soph boys showings were Moses Wolfe-Polgar (11:36), and Kyler Ostenberg (11:58), who placed first and second. The girls were led by Raquel Murphy (13:52) and Callye Lahmann (14:04), who placed second. Del Oro will be in the Bella Vista Invitational Saturday at Willow Hills, in Folsom. Sierra Foothill League No. 2 At Grass Valley Varsity Boys 1 Trevor Stephens 15:55 13 Kyle Ebert 17:34 22 Daniel Grattan 18:03 25 Austin Dawson 18:13 27 Race Nelson 18:18 31 Austin Smith 18:22. Varsity Girls 4 Lizzie Meredith 20:14 6 Megan Gentes 20:26 7 Ashley Dessert 20:36 9 Domionique Tristant 20:42 10 Maddy Lyons 20:48 11 Maddy Montgomery 20:59 Frosh-Soph Boys 1 Moses Wolfe-Polgar 11:36 2 Kyler Ostenberg 11:58 5 Tim Bartolomei 12:07 9 Marc Artega 12:29 10 Kieran Kearney 12:31 11 Adam Raibley 12:31 Frosh-Soph Girls 1 Raquel Murphy 13:52 2 Callye Lahmann 14:04 5 Madison Haver 14:11 7 Jaclyn Leduc 14:37 9 Kayleen Cendona 14:40