LEFT: Hailey Jensen makes an attempt at passing a Craig High School cross country runner during a meet in Juneau.

RIGHT: Dominique Foote, who ran the fastest for the Skagway High School boy’s team, came in 10th place overall and 3rd place in the 3A division.   Photos by Klas Stolpe, Juneau Empire

Regions up next for SHS cross-country, boys team hoping to make State

Skagway’s cross-country running team will be in Sitka for regionals this weekend and hopes to land a few runners in the top 10 to qualify for next week’s state meet in Anchorage. And the boy’s team has a shot at qualifying for the tournament.
During the past two weekends, the varsity team was in Wrangell and Juneau, and the junior high team also ran in Juneau.

Here are the results:

WRANGELL (4-mile course)
Boys
Dominique Foote- 18:11 (10th overall, 3rd 3a)
Ethan Goebel - 18:49 (8th 3a)
Trevor Cox - 19:28 (15th 3a)
Donovan Henson - 21:48
Colton Belisle - 22:21
The team finish 6th overall and 3rd for 3a (behind Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe and in front of Haines and Wrangell).

Girls
Hailey Jensen - 23:54 (20th 3a)
Al Weber - 29:43

JUNEAU (3.1 miles)

Girls
Hailey Jensen, 22:41 (14th 2a/3a)
Al Weber, 28:31
Dainean Teeluk, 31:00

Boys
Dominique Foote 18:05 (5th 2a/3a)
Ethan Goebel 18:33 (9th 2a/3a)
Trevor Cox 19:57 (24th 2a/3a)
Colton Belisle 20:55 (37th 2a/3a)
Donovan Henson 21:07 (38th 2a/3a)

Team Scores (Boys):
Juneau 29
Ketchikan 57
Thunder Mountain 74
Sitka 111*
Craig 182*
Skagway 183*
Mt. Edgecumbe 191*
Wrangell 194*
Haines 201*
Petersburg 211*
* 2a/3A schools

Juneau J-High Results (1.8 miles)
Girls
Rebecca Hollander - 13:30 (11th overall, 4th place for 7th grade)
Madison Cox - 13:40 (15th overall, 5th place for 7th grade)
Reyanne Carlson - 17:55 (13th place for 8th grade)
(Girls Race had 55 runners)

Boys
Wyatt Belisle- 12:04 (9th overall, 5th place for 7th grade)
Harrison Zalit - 13:33 (4th place for 6th grade)
Micah Cook - 14:05 (9th place for 8th grade)
(Boys Race had 54 runners)

“It will be a close and interesting region final,” coach Kent Fielding said in a Facebook post. “If everything falls in place, who knows. Skagway hasn't sent a boys team to State since 2001.” – JB