North Kitsap Cross Country
Head coach: Richard Christopher
Key runners (boys): Max Metters, sr.; Igmin Martinez, sr.; Glen Fritz, sr.; Cole Spadafore, sr.; Connor Stewart, sr.; Wyatt Murphy, sr.; Luke Hensley, jr.; Carson Monette, so.
Key runners (girls): Madison Zosa, jr.; Jaimie Florent, jr.; Dylan Braund, sr.; Audrey Cole, sr.; Claire Christen, sr.; Genesi Funston, so.; Emerson Bollert, so.
Outlook: The boys and girls both qualified for the 2A state meet last season and bring back plenty of strong runners to repeat that performance. Zosa is the biggest individual standout on either roster — she has finished in fifth and sixth place in her two appearances at the state meet.
Schedule: Sept. 18, 5 p.m. at Klahowya | Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m. 42nd Salt Creek Invitational | Sept. 25, 5 p.m. at Sequim | Oct. 2, 5 p.m., Bremerton, Olympic at Battle Point Park | Oct. 5, 9 a.m. at 24th John Payne/Curtis Invitational | Oct. 9, 5 p.m. at Kingston | Oct. 12, 9 a.m. at Nike Hole in the Wall Invitational | Oct. 24, 5 p.m. Olympic League Championships at Port Townsend.