Kingston cross country | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Lee Willson

Boys key runners: Stefans Lusis, sr.; Tor Sather, sr.; David Anderson, sr.; Chase Claymore, sr.; Evan Yamane, so.; Curtis Upton, so.; Josh Miles, Thomas Mixon, Ben Hewett, Ethan Fox.

Girls key runners: Claire Larson, sr.; Bridget McMahon, sr.; Montana Thoroughman, jr.; Kenzie Rutherford, sr.; Aidan Mills, jr.; Laura Fyrqvist, Faith Collins, Brooke Troyer.

Outlook: Both the boys and girls teams qualified for the state 2A meet last year. The girls have a slightly easier path to return with five of seven runners back this year. Lusis is one of only two returning boys, but he’s one of the West Sound’s top runners and finished second at districts last year and 31st at state.

Schedule: Sept. 6, 4:30 p.m., Eagle Jamboree | Sept. 8, 8:30 a.m., Tahoma Relays | Sept. 15, 9 a.m., Fort Steilacoom Invitational | Sept. 19, tri-meet at Bremerton | Sept. 22, Bellevue Invitational | Sept. 27 , tri-meet at Sequim | Sept. 29, Curtis Invitational | Oct. 3, 4:30 p.m., tri-meet at North Mason | Sept. 6, Nike Hole in the Wall Invitational (Lakewood) | Oct. 10, home tri-meet w/Klahowya and Port Townsend | Oct. 18, Olympic League Championships.

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