PREP SPORTS: Area runners make All-Olympic League
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Port Angeles’ Willow Suess (1188) and Elizabeth Stevenson (1187) were among the four Roughriders to earn All-Olympic League girls cross country honors.

By Lee Horton
Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Runners from Sequim, Port Townsend and Port Angeles earned All-Olympic League honors.

The five boys and four girls from the North Olympic Peninsula fill nine of the 20 all-league spots.

Port Angeles had four runners make the girls all-league team. Elizabeth Stevenson, Willow Suess, Annika Pederson and Jolene Millsap led the Roughriders to the school's first girls league championship since 2000, and second since 1994.

Port Townsend's Ryan Clarke, the boys league champion, was joined on the by three Sequim runners and one from Port Angeles.

Peter Ohnstad, Mikey Cobb and Chris Jeffko helped the Wolves win the boys league title.

Peter Butler is the Riders lone all-league recipient.

Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend will compete at the district meet at American Lake Golf Course in Tacoma on Saturday.

Sequim and Port Angeles will battle other 2A runners from the West Central District, with five teams and the top 25 individuals advancing to the state meet in Pasco on Saturday, Nov. 9.

The Redskins will compete against runners from Districts 1, 2 and 3. The top six teams and top 30 individuals will move on to Pasco.

Forks, meanwhile, will be at the District 4 meet at the Lewis River Golf Course in Woodland on Saturday.

At last week's 1A Evergeen League championships, Spartans sophomore Alan Ensastegui took third place in the boys race with a time of 17:51.4.

Junior Kari Larson finished fourth in the girls race with a time of 21:13.5.

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Sports Editor Lee Horton can be reached at 360-417-3525 or at lhorton@peninsuladailynews.com.

Last modified: October 30. 2013 6:25PM
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