Monday, 13 October 2014 00:00

Vikings Sweep Middle School Intramurals Cross Country Meet

Draper Park swept the sixth-annual CSD Middle School Intramural Cross Country Championship, with first place team and individual wins in both the boys and girls categories. The Vikings defeated competitors from all eight CSD middle schools at the Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 competition at Eastmont Middle School. Teams consisted of the top three male runners and the top three female runners in sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

The event, coordinated by CSD Athletics Director Jamal Willis and Jordan High Athletics Director Brandon Watts, started with a Parade of Athletes, began with a parade of athletes, followed by a 1.5-mile cross country race around Eastmont's campus. Individual winners were awarded medals, and the fastest teams received trophies to be displayed at their respective schools.

The race is the 2014-2015 school year's first contest for the CSD Middle School Intramurals program, developed following input from parents in 2009 to promote healthy lifestyles and gauge interest for future competitive sports programs. Past CSD Middle School Intramurals tournaments have included chess, Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, and 3-on-3 basketball.

The Cross Country Championship results are:

Team Awards

Girls:
1st Place - Draper Park
2nd Place - Indian Hills
3rd Place - Butler

Boys:
1st Place - Draper Park
2nd Place - Albion
3rd Place - Indian Hills

Individual Awards

Overall:

Girls
1st Place Willow Collins, Draper Park
2nd Place Kali Richardson, Draper Park
3rd Place Morgan Jensen, Indian Hills

Boys
1st Place Alex Harbertson, Draper Park
2nd Place Connor Cornia, Indian Hills
3rd Place David Evans-Olsen, Indian Hills

Eighth Grade:

Girls
1st Place Caitlin Webster
2nd Place Tammie Tan
3rd Place Paige Taylor

Boys
1st Place Connor Cornia
2nd Place David Evans-Olsen
3rd Place Warren McCarthy

Seventh Grade:

Girls
1st Place Kali Richardson
2nd Place Morgan Jensen
3rd Place Sara Gardenhire

Boys
1st Place Alex Harbertson
2nd Place Haaken Groth
3rd Place Zakia Kirby

Sixth Grade:

Girls
1st Place Willow Collins
2nd Place Maryn Granger
3rd Place Lydia Gibbs

Boys
1st Place Ian Mendenhall
2nd Place Nathan Soloman
3rd Place Justin Sebahor

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