With its top runner competing in her second straight state meet and the entire girls program representing Cosumnes Oaks, the Wolfpack ended its cross-country season by being among the best in the state.
The Wolfpack finished 21st as a team at the 32nd annual CIF State Cross Country Championships out of 22 Division I teams, with sophomore runner Natalie Harper finishing 45th in 18:52.5 to lead her team.
Emily Eddy, another sophomore for the Wolfpack, finished in 19:19.0, while Jade Guerrero finished in 19:50.4; Mikayla Cullers, a senior, finished in 20:59.1; Annie Wendley, a junior, finished in 21:37.0; Haley Borjas, a senior, finished in 22:02.9 and Annabelle Stroganow finished in 22:24.1 to complete the Wolfpack’s day.
The State Championships were highlighted with repeat champions being crowned and new top 10 all-time marks being set, according to CIF’s Rebecca Brutlag.
Individually, Liam Anderson from Redwood won his second State title with an all-time second-best DIII time of 14:56, while Anthony Grover won his second State crown with a time of 15:22 in the boys DIV Championship. Freshman Riley Chamberlain of Del Oro won the girls DIII State Championship with an alltime third-best time for a freshman with a 17:19 mark. In girls team action, Great Oak won their seventh consecutive State title, eighth overall, with an all-time ninth-best DI time of 90:56. Claremont won their third consecutive State Championship with an all-time sixth-best DII time of 91:31. On the team side for the boys, Great Oak claimed their fifth consecutive team title with an all-time third-best DI time of 76:49. Newbury Park claimed their first team title with all-time second-best DII time of 77:51, while Laguna Beach won their fourth State Championship with an all-time second-best DIV time of 80:09. Additionally, the St. Margaret boys (DV) won their third State Championship.