Sports Tri Update

Roundup: Scott paces Kamiakin boys

Derek Scott took seconds and Evan Fiske finished fourth overall in a six-way meet Thursday at Franklin Park.

Richland girls, Kamiakin boys win league titles

The Richland girls and Kamiakin boys cross country teams wrapped up league dual-meet titles Thursday with victories at CBL finales.

Notebook: Freshman leads impressive Hanford girls

Erin Hegarty has had quite a freshman season for Hanford, leading the Falcons girls in every race and most recently placing fifth at the Richland Invite.

Richland girls No. 6 in poll

Richland ranks No. 6 in the girls 4A classification and Kamiakin is No. 10 among 3A boys in the latest poll of state coaches, which was released Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Repeat champs at Richland Invite

Cross country runners live and die with pace.

Roundup: Selah's Currell tops field in Prosser

PROSSER -- James Currell outpaced Bobbylee Pottinger by eight seconds to win a CWAC meet Thursday.

Richland Invite has plenty of star power

Two returning champions, a pair of nationally ranked programs and oodles of the state's top running talent.

Roundup: Asotin's Fowler leads boys at Southeast B meet

DAYTON -- Asotin's Grant Fowler was the top individual and Samuel Mota-Martinez posted the best time for Tri-Cities Prep in a Southeast B League meet Tuesday.

Roundup: Records fall at Bulldog Invite

The prevalent question at Saturday's Bulldog Invite cross country meet wasn't who, but how.

Records fall at Bulldog Invite

The prevalent question at Saturday's Bulldog Invite cross country meet wasn't who, but how.

Roundup: Coulson tops field at Connell meet

CONNELL -- Jacob Coulson defeated teammate Luis Gomez by nine seconds, but Connell wasn't quite deep enough and lost at home to Zillah in a dual meet Thursday.

Notebook: Richland girls run well at Bellevue Invite

Saturday was Richland's first appearance at the Bellevue Invitational in the 24-year history of the event in Issaquah.

One step at a time: Kamiakin boys race out to 4-0 record

One of the pillars of wisdom for high school sports says that championships are won during the year, but they are built over the summer.

Roundup: Gonzales wins, but Southridge boys come up short

Southridge junior Andrew Gonzales ran to a 4-second victory over Kamiakin's Derek Scott in a CBL meet at Lawrence Scott Park on Tuesday, but the Braves won the dual by one point to remain unbeaten in a matchup of ranked teams.

Roundup: Royal's Jimenez runs off with Connell Invite, course record

CONNELL -- Royal's Rigoberto Jimenez followed up last week's win at the Mid-Columbia Basin Invite with another victory and a course record.

Notebook: Hermiston boys show depth

The Hermiston boys and girls posted matching third-place finishes in last weekend's sweepstakes races at the New Balance Festival of Champions at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.

Roundup: Richland girls remain No. 8 in state poll

The Richland girls held steady at No. 8 in the 4A poll while the Kamiakin boys fell to No. 8 in the 3A poll this week, voted upon by the state coaches.

Roundup: Moses Lake wins invite

MOSES LAKE -- Royal's Rigoberto Jimenez won the Mid-Columbia Basin Invite by more than a minute over teammate Ethan Tonnemaker, but it was Moses Lake's pack that lifted the Chiefs to the boys team title.

Fisher leads St. John-Endicott to win in Pasco

David Fischer of St. John-Endictot completed the 5-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 14 seconds Wednesday to win six-team meet staged in Pasco by Tri-Cities Prep.

Roundup: Richland's Schweiger edges Fiske

Richland's Nathan Schweiger held off Kamiakin's Evan Fiske by 3 seconds to win a CBL meet at Wenatchee's Walla Walla Point Park.

Rankings have Kamiakin boys No. 3 in Class 3A

The Kamiakin boys are No. 3 in the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association rankings as of Sept. 11, 2007.

Sun rising in stature: Southridge's Andrew Gonzales setting the pace this season

As a rookie in the Columbia Basin 3A last season, Andrew Gonzales was perfectly content to glide along with the pack and let others set the pace.

League-by-league preview

The following is a quick look at the top four classifications in the Mid-Columbia.

Roundup: Kamiakin's Fiske earns top-10 finish in Spokane

SPOKANE -- Evan Fiske of Kamiakin finished ninth with a time of 16:18.0 at the Tracy Walters Meet on Saturday.

Hermiston Invitational

HERMISTON - The Richland boys and girls teams each took first place at the Hermiston Invitational, with Benn Fussner, Nathan Schweiger and Katie Mahoney leading the pack for the Bombers.

Washington Coaches Poll

The latest Washington Coaches' Poll as of Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007:

Ephrata dominates Connell jamboree

Eddie Pineda and Quinton Hendrickson of Ephrata led the pack at the Connell jamboree, finishing the 1.5-mile run in 8:19.