Saturday brought big results for the Enumclaw High cross country program, as both the boys and girls teams qualified for the upcoming Class 3A meet.
The state show is set for Saturday at the traditional site of Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.
Hornet runners earned their state berth with strong showing last weekend at the Westside Classic, the qualifying meet that brought together prep runners from throughout the West Central District. The meet was contested at American Lake Golf Course in Lakewood.
At districts, the EHS boys claimed second place in a field of 12 teams, while the girls were just a notch behind in third place.
The Hornet boys were led by Alec Rhome, who was ninth among 94 runners with a time of 16 minutes, 55 seconds. He was followed by Eric Hamel, 22nd place, 17:23; Dylan Hamel, 24th, 17:25; Chase Olson, 28th, 17:32; Peter Berger, 31st, 17:37; Josh Sanders, 37th, 17:46; and Hayden Schmitt, 50th, 17:59.
Enumclaw’s girls were led by Hannah Calvert, who was fifth among 93 runners with a time of 19:58. She was followed by Aleea Gwerder, eighth, 20:16; Samantha Engebretsen, 10th, 20:18; Abby Callison, 20:54; Amanda Stenslie, 27th, 21:17; Lindsay Ross, 30th, 21:19; and Riley Desmul, 33rd, 21:36.