North Tahoe boys, girls cross-country teams win state titles at Las Vegas | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

North Tahoe boys, girls cross-country teams win state titles at Las Vegas

Staff report
The North Tahoe boys team celebrates its fifth consecutive state championship this past weekend in Las Vegas. From left: Coach Warren Mills, JC Schoonmaker, Tobin Johnson, Jake Gramanz, Jake Inclan, Alex Whitham, Corey Joslin and Riley Hacker.
Courtesy NTCC |

More online

Visit http://results.nts-timing.com/State/2A.htm to view full results from last weekend’s NIAA state cross-country championships.

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — North Tahoe High School continues to show the state of Nevada who’s queen and king when it comes to cross-country.

Both the boys and girls teams breezed to state titles at last Saturday’s 1A/2A NIAA championship meet in Las Vegas — with the boys winning 46-72 (fewest points wins) over second-place Lake Mead Christian, and the girls topping second-place Sierra Lutheran, 32-37.

It marks the fifth consecutive state championship for the boys and third straight for the girls, extending North Tahoe’s NIAA record to 30 state championships combined — 20 for the boys and 10 for the girls, all under longtime NTHS coach Warren Mills’ tutelage.

JC Schoonmaker paced the Laker boys with a second-place overall individual finish at 16 minutes, 27 seconds, followed by strong runs from Alex Whitham (17:47), Tobin Johnson (17:54), Jacob Gramanz (18:00), Corey Joslin (18:01), Riley Hacker (18:15) and Jake Inclan (18:31).

North Tahoe’s average time for its top-5 finishers was 17:38 — far ahead of Lake Mead’s 18:02.

Support Local Journalism

For the girls, North Tahoe’s Quinn Lehmkuhl finished first overall to win the individual state title at a time of 19:44. The Lakers’ Anna Yamauchi finished third overall (20:26), followed by Jillian Ferre (20:53), Ella Carr (22:07), Elan Lindsey (22:10), Xochitl Luna (22:19) and Josii Johnson (23:12).

North Tahoe’s average time for its top-5 finishers was 21:04 — 25 seconds faster than Sierra Lutheran’s 21:29.


 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User