Wellington wins at cross-country championships

Nanaimo's Wellington Wildcats senior girls won the B.C. High School cross-country team championship Saturday in Vancouver.

The Wellington Wildcats senior girls’ cross-country team had a banner finish to the season.

The girls are provincial champions following the B.C. High School cross-country championships at Vancouver’s Jericho Beach Park on Saturday.

Alyssa Mousseau led the team with a 13th-place finish individually, completing her two 2.3-kilometre laps in 18 minutes, 32 seconds. Karly Dickenson, a Grade 8 student running up with the seniors, finished in 18:48, Amy Morris followed in 18:52 and Hannah Pow was the fourth contributor with a time of 19:30.

Dover Bay Secondary School’s junior boys’ team, led by Linden Kaps, Ethan Hart, Jackson Isnor and Nate Seaman, were provincial silver medallists.

Nanaimo’s Madison Heisterman of Queen Margaret’s School in Duncan, a Grade 10 student, was sixth among senior girls in 17:55.

Hope Stewart of John Barsby Secondary School, Island champion for junior girls, was the top local finisher in her division.

sports@nanaimobulletin.com

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