Klahowya Eagles Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview

Program is set up to win now and in the future.

Klahowya Cross Country

2016 record: Boys, 1-3; girls, 3-3

Head coach: Marty Krafcik

Returning runners: Lucas Becker, junior; Sam Cook, junior; Tanyr Gagnon, junior; Madison Godsey, junior; Rhys Hamblet, junior; Mason Hawes, sophomore; Darius Joe, senior; Hannah Meehan, sophomore; Savannah Smith, senior.

Key newcomers: Justin Becker, freshman; Logan Brunson, junior; Jaeden Ellis, freshman; Rachel Newhard, freshman; Alex Oathout, freshman; Aleah Schultz, freshman; Whyatt Vertefeuille, freshman;

Outlook: There is plenty of youth to go around on both squads as 12 of Krafcik’s 34 runners are freshmen this year, but with plenty of juniors, the program looks to be successful both this year and in future years.

Schedule: Sept. 7, 5 p.m., Eagle Jamboree | Sept. 16, noon, Salt Creek Invitational | Sept. 20, 4:30 p.m., tri-meet at Olympic with North Mason and Olympic | Sept. 27, 4:30 p.m., tri-meet at Battle Point Park with North Kitsap and Bremerton | Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m., Curtis Invitiational at Chambers Bay | Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m., home tri-meet with Port Townsend and Kingston | Oct. 7, 2:30 p.m., Hole in the Wall Invitational at Lakewood | Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m., tri-meet at Port Angeles with Sequim and Port Angeles | Oct. 19, 4:30 p.m., league meet at Sequim | Oct. 28, TBD, West Central District 3 meet at Chambers Bay | Nov. 4, TBD, state meet at Pasco