WALNUT, Calif. – Joey Bywater of Lake Stevens finished 12th in the boys seeded race to help Washington place second to California in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Westy Regional Saturday at Mt. San Antonio College.
Jake Riley of Sehome High School in Bellingham was third, Matt O’Donoghue-McDonald of Seattle Prep was sixth. Tyler Thatcher of Central Valley was 14th and Dak Riek of Mariner was 17th to round out the state’s top five.
Other Wesco runners in the race included: Yonatan Yilma (45th) of Edmonds-Woodway, Kyle Vansanten (65th) of Lake Stevens and Jonathan Cooper (174th) of Kamiak.
Lyndy Davis was 58th for the fifth-place Washington team in the girls seeded race.
Wesco runners in the senior boys race included: Stephen Marti (50th) of Lake Stevens, Mitchell Elias (53rd) of Monroe and Kyle Larson (54th) of Lake Stevens.
Bailey Granstrom of Lake Stevens was 13th in the senior girls race.