The Newly reformed Kingco 4A league entered the 2008 XC season with a fast a furious jamboree debut.  Lincoln Park in Seattle hosted the race which looked a lot like the Omack Stampede.


The beautiful day bode well for fast times.


Kingco now is home of Skyline, Newport, Issaquah in addition to the usual suspects,  Redmond and Eastlake included.


The stacked mix of some of the State’s best runners should offer  Washington High School racing enthusiast, quite a show.



If what we saw at Lincoln Park this Thursday is any indication,  ‘Katy, Bar the Door!’


Although unscored,  Issaquah, Redmond, Eastlake, Newport and Ballard held control over the 12 team showdown.


Over 200 boys ran the JV race, offering quite a chute challenge as the finish funneled in.


Boys Varsity Race


Aiden Irish and Mack Young keep Redmond on the map with a 15:31 and 15:40 1-2 finish.

Dylan Peterson of Garfield placed 3rd with 16:03

Chris Brasino and Jon Wallis of Issaquah rounded out 4 and 5 with 16:09 and 16:16


These times look more like November than September!

 The course record is held by Zach Gussin of Ballard HS  15:18

Girls Varsity Race.

Sarah Lord of Redmond keeps that teem alive  with a 1st place time of 18:33

Eastlake takes 2 and 3 with Megan Batty and Katelyn Steen , 18:50 and 19:08

Newport’s Jillian Altizer posts 4th at 19:13

Roosevelt’s Lucy Cheadle, 5th at 19:15


Boys JV Race

Ballard was the talk of the day,3 freshman finished their first Cross Country race the way many of us dream about.  1-2-3 Ballard sweep 17:48,17:48 and 17:50

Alex Bowns,Jason Miles and Garret Wirta.

Ballard finished the race 1,2,3,9,13 in the field of 204!


Girls JV Race

Eastlake has done it again,  1,3,4,5,9, a field of mostly freshman Eastlake girls  girls show them how to do it again.

Emily Dwyer, Hannah Taylor, Stephanie Vincent ofEastlake broken up by a 2nd place Tamzin Atkins of Garfield.

 21:21,21:26,21:35  1,2,3