Alexee Gustafson

Alexee Gustafson

Chilcotin Road runs to overall pennant in cross country championships

The Chilcotin Road Runners lived up to their name Oct. 2 during the 44th annual Williams Lake Cross Country Championships.

The Chilcotin Road Runners lived up to their name Oct. 2 during the 44th annual Williams Lake Cross Country Championships.

Participants, grades 3 to 6 students in School District 27, raced multiple distances in Boitanio Park for the event where Chilcotin Road, with 427 points, was crowned the overall pennant winner.

Results for the overall pennant were determined by taking the top 20 runners from each race and assigning points to the places. First place was awarded 20 points, second place was awarded 19 points, and so on.

The following are the overall pennant results:

1.) Chilcotin Road – 427

2.) Cataline – 295

3.) 150 Mile – 294

4.) Nesika – 159

5.) Mountview – 137

6.) Sacred Heart – 83

7.) Distance Ed – 74

8.) Maranatha – 50

8.) Big Lake – 50

10.) Marie Sharpe – 43

11.) Horsefly – 29

12.) Alexis Creek – 0

150 Mile, however, was awarded the handicap pennant by taking the number of grades 3 to 6 students in the largest school and dividing that number by the number of grades 3 to 6 students in each of the corresponding smaller schools.

The results are as follows:

1.) 150 Mile – 464.5

2.) Mountview – 297.3

3.) Cataline – 295

4.) Nesika – 167

5.) Marie Sharpe – 93

For the small school pennant, it was Distance Ed taking the top spot with 74 points.

In second was Big Lake with 50, while Horsefly claimed 29 for third and Alexis Creek finished fourth.

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