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By Tommy Wells
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Seahawks sprint to 4th at Homer Trials

 

September 21, 2017 | View PDF



The Seward High School cross country team rode a strong performance from freshman Neil Lindquist to a fourth-place finish at the 2017 Homer Spit Trials on Saturday. Overall, Seward had four runners finish in the top 30 spots and finished with 105 points.

Lindquist highlighted the Seahawks’ outing with an impressive effort in the 5-kilometer race. He powered his way to fourth in the individual standings with a record-setting effort. One of only six runners in the event to crack the 16-minute barrier, he established a personal-best with a time of 16:51.3.

Homer’s Jacob Davis won the individual title, posting a winning time of 16:29.1. Soldotna’s Lance Chilton and Sean Verg-in finished second and third, respectively.

Seward’s Jaden Van Dyke, Samuel Koster and Brendan McMurray ran their way to top 30 finishes. A sophomore, Van Dyke checked in at No. 24 with a personal-best time of 18:32.6. Koster, a freshman, also turned in a personal-best, finishing 28th overall at 18:52.7. McMurray, a junior, turned in his fastest time of the 2017 season en route to a 29th-place mark of 18:54.9.

Trapper Allen rounded out the Seahawks’ five scoring runners by finishing 47th with a mark of 20:29.7.

John Moriarty joined Lindquist, Van Dyke and Koster in shattering their personal records in a 5-kilometer race. The sophomore crossed the finish line at No. 50 with a time of 20:44.1.

Other Seward runners competing in the meet included sophomore Justin McMurray (52nd), freshman Clayton Peterson (53rd), Egor Sturdy (55th), Cole Norcross (58th), Joel Williams (66th), freshman Sam Paperman (67th) and freshman Cody Bryden (68th).

2017 Homer Spit Trials

Held Saturday, Sept. 16, in Homer.

Varsity Division

BOYS

TEAM STANDINGS - 1. Soldotna 26, 2. Homer 41, 3. Unalaska 88, 4. Seward 105, 5. Kenai Central 139, 6. Nikiski 147.

Individual Results

1. Jacob Davis, Homer 16:29.1

2. Lance Chilton, Soldotna 16:39.7

3. Sean Verg-in, Soldotna 16:47.5

4. Neil Lindquist, Seward 16:51.3

5. Koby Vinson, Soldotna 16:54.6

6. Jordan Beachy, Homer 16:55.6

7. Josh Shuler, Soldotna 17:01.4

8. Luciano Fasulo, Homer 17:16.7

9. Mekbeb Denbrock, Soldotna 17:27.2

10. Michael Pereat, Unalaska 17:29.6

11. Bradley Walters, Soldotna 17:33.0

12. Bill Rich, Homer 17:45.1

13. Karl Danielson, Kenai Cent. 17:48.5

14. Denver Waclawski, Homer 17:48.8

15. Blaine Henning, Unalaska 17:49.0

16. Trevor Wilson, Unalaska 17:59.8

17. Ethan Anderson, Homer 18:08.4

18. Jack Harris, Soldotna 18:09.2

19. Bechler Metcalf, Soldotna 18:10.6

20. Mose Hayes, Homer 18:11.2

21. John-Mark Pothast, Soldotna 18:19.5

22. Evan Stockton, Kenai Central 18:20.9

23. Zachary Trail, Nikolaevsk 18:24.4

24. Jaden Van Dyke, Seward 18:32.6

25. Chance Reynolds, Soldotna 18:36.9

26. Henry Simmonds, Unalaska 18:50.0

27. Jode Sparks, Soldotna 18:51.4

28. Samuel Koster, Seward 18:52.7

29. Brendan McMurray, Seward 18:54.9

30. Clayton Beachy, Homer 18:56.5

31. Talon Shaishnikoff, Unalaska 19:06.8

32. Travis Coffey, Homer 19:10.1

33. Dexter Lowe, Homer 19:12.2

34. Anchor Musgrave, Soldotna 19:12.2

35. Aaron McCollum, Nikiski 19:15.0

36. Bryan McCollum, Nikiski 19:15.7

37. Gavin Wallis, Nikiski 19:33.4

38. Joseph Yourkoski, Nikiski 19:34.1

39. Raul Garcia, Unalaska 19:41.3

40. Michael Trail, Nikolaevsk 19:44.4

41. Marcus Crampton, Soldotna 19:48.0

42. Seth Inama, Homer 19:48.1

43. Chris Garcia, Unalaska 19:51.8

44. Peter Sythe, Homer 20:12.9

45. Josh Foster, Kenai Central 20:20.5

46. Bruce Tan, Unalaska 20:27.5

47. Trapper Allen, Seward 20:29.7

48. Tyler Neill, Soldotna 20:33.4

49. Andy Super, Homer 20:38.4

50. John Moriarty, Seward 20:44.1

51. Joseph Dammeyer, Soldotna 21:03.3

52. Justin McMurray, Seward 21:18.8

53. Clayton Peterson, Seward 21:20.6

54. Andrew Bezdecny, Kenai Cent. 21:31.7

55. Egor Sturdy, Seward 21:33.9

56. Hunter Patton, Homer 22:14.9

57. Ben Wilson, Soldotna 22:14.9

58. Cole Norcross, Seward 22:29.1

59. Henry Heft, Nikiski 22:36.5

60. Triston Summers, Kenai Cent. 22:37.1

61. Gabe LeBlanc, Homer 22:47.9

62. Dylan Hogue, Soldotna 22:56.3

63. Rory Nelson, Soldotna 23:28.0

64. Jacob Nabholz, Kenai Central 23:42.3

65. Draven Olson, Soldotna 23:44.4

66. Joel Williams, Seward 24:21.3

67. Sam Paperman, Seward 25:54.1

68. Cody Bryden, Seward 26:18.6

69. Ancil Chandlier, Homer 28:26.6

70. Braeden Tennis, Soldotna 28:56.9

71. Max Rogers, Soldotna 29:05.2

72. Gideon Collver, Kenai Central 32:35.6

 

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