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Bombers Senior Girls claim Silver at BC High School Cross Country Championships

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
November 7th, 2023

L.V. Rogers runners made the most of a trip to the Lower Mainland to compete in the BC High School Cross Country Championships Saturday in Surrey.

The Bombers Senior Girls earned a Silver medal in the AA Team event while Senior Boys runner Mitch Erickson came within a whisker of a medal, finishing seconds out of third spot during the Provincial Meet held at Crescent Park.

Aleah Smith highlighted the Bombers runner-up performance with a 10th place finish. Smith finished in a time of 19 minutes, 46.20 seconds.

The race was won by Rachel MacDonald of Southridge High School in a time of 18:01.40.

The remaining Bomber results included:

  • Ruby Nay — 21st  20:26.00
  • Opal Lewandowski — 28th 20:48.40
  • Maina Hetu — 32nd 21:12.70
  • Mya Abraham — 55th 22:11.20
  • Allison Hung — 83rd 23:46.00
  • Maelle Cordier — 113th 27:54.50

Meanwhile Erickson narrowly missed the Bronze medal in the Boy’s AA 5 km race, finishing 3-tenths of a second — 15:46.30 — behind the third-place runner from Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary.

Peter Kunka of Summerland won the race in a time of 15:31.00.

Cade McCarthy of LVR finished the race in a time of 19:46.90.

In the Junior Boys 4 km event, Trafalgar’s Dawson Abraham finished 10th in a time of 13:49.80.

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