Vista del Lago’s cross country team opened the first Sierra Valley Conference season at Granite Regional Park on Wednesday and the varsity girls took first, while the boys ran second. Even without Clare Carroll, Vista easily won the meet with 23 points. Madeleine Ankhelyi won the race with a time of 18 minutes, 24 seconds. All of the Eagles’ scorers finished in the top-eight, as Jennifer Morgan placed third (21:02), Michaela Reynolds ran fifth (21:18), Alayna Gocke placed sixth (21:30), while Megan Howell ended up eighth (21:33). Zach Jaeger led the varsity boys, as he equaled Ankhelyi’s first-place finish with a time of 16:22. Kyle Chun ran third in 16:53, while Andrew Schiek, Sam Ruby and Nathan Lemay rounded out the scorers.