August 16, Highland Invitational On August 26, 2018 the the cross country team went to the highland invitational at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake. the cross country team members ran in the girls JV 2.9 mile and the boys JV 2.9 mile. The girls took 5th out of 29 teams overall and the boys took 25th out of 40 teams.
Our top runners in the girls division are Rachel Barton took 19th overall with a time of 21:35.5. Madi Palmer took 21st overall with a time of 21:42.3 and Ella Lyman 44th place overall with a time of 22:36.7
Our top runners in the boys division are Lymir Benn took 33rd overall with a time of 17:46.8 and Cameron Jensen took 158th overall with a time of 20:30.3.
August 31, 2018 Loyds Lake Classic in Monticello
On August 31, 2018 the cross country team went to the Loyds lake classic in Monticello. The girls took 3rd out of 8 teams overall and the boys took 2nd out of 3 teams overall.
Starting off the with the girls top runners from SJH is Rachel Barton in 5th place with a time of 21:44. Rachel has been in the top five in the past two meets. Not too far behind her was Madison Palmer in 10th with a time of 22:53. Only 6 seconds behind her is Ella Lyman in 12th with a time of 22:59. And Lydia Pugh in 20th with a time of 24:43 for the final score for the girls 3 mile top runners.
The boys top runners was a close one! All within seconds of crossing the finish line. Our first runner to cross was Alton Pugh in 5th place with a time of 22:10 and right behind him was Brett James in 6th with a time of 22:13, and Ronald Hunt in 7th with a time of 22:35 and not far behind them was our final top runner was Ian Pugh in 12th with a time of 24:32.
September 5, 2018 Red Rock Invite in Moab
On September 5, 2018, the Cross Country team went to Moab to run the 3.1-mile course. The weather was perfect at 85 degrees and our runners did great. Taking the lead in 2nd place is Rachel Barton with a time of 20:47.7 seconds. Rachel has been in the top 5 in the past 3 meets and is continually moving her way up. Only a minute and 22 seconds behind her was Ella Lyman in 7th with a time of 21:29 and coming close behind was Madison Palmer in 8th with a time of 20.31. Our girls had a great run and took 3rd out of 9 teams overall. The boys top runners are Lymir Ben in 14th place with a time of 18:01 following him was Cameron Jensen in 42nd with a time of 20:18 and not too far behind him was his brother Spencer Jensen in 57th with a time of 20:35 putting them in 8th place out of nine teams.
September 19, 2018 Carbon Invitational
On September 19 the cross country team went to the Carbon Invitational. The girls ran in the Varsity Girls 3 mile and the boys ran in the varsity boys 3 mile. The girls did a great job and we have new runners in the top runner spots. Starting out we had Ella Lyman in 6th place with a time of 22:25 only about a minute and a half behind her was Lydia Pugh in 14th with a time of 23:59. Finishing our top runners is Celeste Hillhouse in 26th with a time of 25:20 putting them in 6th out of 8 teams overall. The boys also did a great job and had some tough competitors. Starting of we had Lymir Benn in 23rd place with a time of 18:55 and a ways down the line we have our top second runner Brandon Walker in 49th with a time of 20:54. Not far behind him was Alexander Lott in 55th with a time of 21:38. The boys took 9th out of 11 teams overall. It was a ruff meet for our runners but we are proud of them for running hard and doing their best.