Cross country season kicks off in Incline |

Cross country season kicks off in Incline

The Truckee High boys and girls cross country teams each placed first in the season-opening Incline Quad Meet on Wednesday.

Truckee’s girls finished with 40 points. Whittell was second with 54 points, followed by Incline with 60 and North Tahoe with 61.

On the boys’ side, the Wolverines posted 31 points to Whittell’s 39. North Tahoe was third with 58 points and Incline fourth with 94.

Individually, Truckee’s Micah Silver outdistanced the boys field, finishing the 5-kilometer race in 17:39. Whittell’s David King (18:47) and Adam Kingman (18:53) placed second and third, and Truckee junior Hansen LeClair was fourth in 19:12.

Truckee senior Max Salinger placed sixth (19:42) and freshman teammate Tyler Brooks seventh (19:46).

North Tahoe’s Luke Funicella was eighth in 19:56, while teammates Bobby Carabetta came in 10th (20:17), Tom McElravey 11th (20:08), Carson Clark 12th (20:45), and John Baker 17th (22:32).

In the girls’ competition, Incline’s Kat Mancuso and Briana Drago took the top two spots with times of 23:15 and 23:46. Whittell’s Shannon Marshall was third in 23:52 and Truckee sophomore Robyn Bath fourth in 24:30.

Truckee sophomore Hanna Casares placed fifth in 25:21, followed by North Tahoe’s Maiya Greenwood in seventh (26:00).

Brooke Griffin of Truckee finished 10th (26:52), followed by North Tahoe’s Cassidy Curtin 11th (26:59), Julia Levy 12th (27:14), and Sierra Postler 13th (27:23).

Truckee’s Chelsea Cordell was 15th (28:07), Gina Krauss 16th (28:27), and North Tahoe’s Nicole Ramm 18th (28:49).

The Incline Quad Meet was held on the Ophir Creek Trailhead off Mount Rose Highway at an elevation of 8,500 feet.

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