Liberty runners earn first place at state park
September 13, 2011
Tyler Westenbroek and Amy Broska, both of Liberty High School, finished first in their respective age divisions Sept. 6 at the 3A/2A KingCo Conference Cross Country Jamboree at Lake Sammamish State Park.
Westenbroek won the senior boys 2-mile race with a time of 9 minutes, 56 seconds. Teammate Nick Knoblich was second in 10:13.
Hiron Redmon, of Liberty, finished second in the junior boys 2-mile race in 10:23, and Aaron Bowe, of Liberty, was second in the sophomore boys 2-mile race in 10:25.
Broska, who helped Liberty win the Sea-King District title last year, won the sophomore girls 2-mile race in 12:02. Teammate Megan Larson was second in 12:06. Megan Chucka, of Liberty, was second in the junior girls 2-mile race in 12:09.
Allie Wood, Rachel Shaw and Michaela Chucka, all of Liberty, went three, four and five respectively.
Sarah Bliesner, of Liberty, was third in the freshman girls 2-mile race.
In the 4A KingCo Jamboree on Sept. 8 at Seattle’s Jackson Park, Issaquah freshman Ellie Clawson took third in 19:32. In fact, Issaquah’s top four placers were all freshmen. Ellie Hendrickson was next for Issaquah, taking 14th.
In the boys race, Skyline’s Keegan Symmes finished third in 16:22.