Runners to watch
Endurance, strength and desire — the following local cross country runners have proven they have all those traits. Expect them to shred even the most challenging courses this fall.
Name, grade, school2006 state finish, time Joey Bywater, senior, Lake Stevens2nd in 4A, 15:48 Yon Yilma, senior, Edmonds-Woodway11th in 4A, 16:05 Kyle Van Santen, senior, Lake Stevens14th in 4A, 16:07 Taylor Guske, sophomore, Lakewood23rd in 2A, 17:23 Kyle King, senior, Oak Harbor35th in 4A, 16:49
Name, grade, school2006 state finish, time Ellie Bonner, senior, Snohomish21st in 4A, 19:43 Lyndy Davis, senior, Monroe30th in 4A, 19:56 Kaylie Kimmell, sophomore, M-P38th in 4A, 20:08 Olivia Thomas, junior, Kings2nd in 1A, 19:31 Adele Eslinger, sophomore, Kings12th in 1A, 20:40
NOTE: All times from 3.1-mile state championship course in Pasco.