New talent gains experience in Sweet Home Cross Country
September 13, 2023
Sophomore Mckenzie Miller was Sweet Home’s top finisher at the Stayton XC Invitational Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Stayton Middle School Nature Trail.
That venue has the potential to be a fast course but with 27 teams competing Saturday, the narrow spots on the trails, where runners are forced to go single-file, proved to be challenges to runners who weren’t in front, Coach Dave Martin said.
That Stayton course will be the venue for districts on Oct. 28.
“Most of our kids ran strong, competitive races even though times weren’t as fast as last week (at the Ultimook race in Tillamo...