Incline cross-country: Volz 2nd in large field at North Tahoe Kiwanis Invitational
Incline is scheduled to race in the Dayton High School Invitational this Friday and the Fernley Roadhill Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 24.
Incline junior Urs Volz continued her strong start to the season with a second-place finish in a field of 149 runners at the 41st annual North Tahoe Kiwanis Invitational this past Friday.
Volz covered the wooded, 3.3-mile course behind North Tahoe High School in a time of 25:41.12. Only Kaela Dishion of Bret Harte (Calif.) was faster, as she took the win in 24:07.12.
The next-best finisher among Incline’s NIAA Division III was two-time defending state champion Quinn Lehmkuhl of North Tahoe, who was fourth in 26:13.97.
Volz — who was the only Incline runner in the varsity girls race — also placed second in the Nature’s Bakery Nevada Twilight Classic in Sparks last week. She was fourth in the Douglas Class Races on Aug. 28.
In the varsity boys race, Jeremy Goldberg led the Highlander contingent with a 105th-place finish in a field of 191 runners with a time of 26:26.12.
Goldberg was followed by teammates Nelson Bedient (26:32.84), Brandon Swick (27:49.62) and Andrico Mourelatos (31:53.52).
North Tahoe senior Cam Goldstone captured the win in 21:01.38, while Whittell’s Cole Snyder was second in 21:05.18.
In the 2.8-mile freshman boys race, Incline’s Dillon Jenkins finished 19th out of 71 runners with a time of 22:54.88. Incline’s Brent Wolf finished in 24:50.77 and Adrian Batmale in 28:51.66.
Haydn Halvorsen of the Sugar Bowl Academy won in 19:51.12.
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