Cross Country

Vista's freshman-sophomore girls place fourth at Del Oro

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Vista del Lago’s freshman-sophomore girls’ cross country team placed fourth at Saturday’s meet at Del Oro High School Weirui Xiao crossed the finish line first for the Eagles, placing eighth overall in 17 minutes, 9 seconds. Teammate Lucie Chevreuil ran 11th, 13 seconds behind Xiao. Hannah Montague placed 17th in 17:37, while Sarah Downs finished 35th in 18:51. Lexie Zimny, Devrina Chidambaram and Alex Vareljan all finished in a little over 20 minutes. The boys’ team, made up entirely of freshmen, placed fifth at the meet. Ryan Von Chance led the way for the Eagles, as he crossed the finish line in 19th-place in 15:18. Teammates Niko Guevara (39th, 16:03), Vincent Chevreuil (43rd, 16:13) and Cooper Rode (49th, 16:23) followed in a tight pack, finishing within 20 seconds of each other. Daniel Baquero and Leo Merle finished close behind. Liz Anderson and Nicole Cooper represented the Eagles in the junior varsity girls’ race and ran well; Anderson placing third in 17:55 with Cooper right behind her in fourth, one second behind. Maclean Ankhelyi, Ryan Anderson and Cody Cox ran the night race and finished with times ranging from 16:27 to 18:15.