Badger runners district bound
October 9, 2012
The Bonners Ferry High School cross country team
raced at the William Johnson Sandpoint
Invitational, held at Riley Creek Park in
Several Badgers ran season and personal bests
against competition from Coeur d'Alene Charter,
Timberlake, Lake City, Priest River, Lakeland,
Newport, Kootenai, and Sandpoint.
In the varsity boys race, Luke Reoch placed
fifth. Standout races were had by Tyson Boorman
and Bradley Thompson, who continued their
strategy of moving through the pack mid-race.
Seniors Jared Lysne and Alec Perkins also ran
In the girls varsity race, Aimee Sayers and
Hannah Lysne led the way, with solid pack racing
coming from Jordan Merz, Cheyanne White, and
"Sayers exhibited solid leadership. She has
been working hard in practice, and it showed on
Saturday," said Coach Paul Bonnell.
Some of the personal bests came in the junior
Brother and sister duo Louis and Sally Balcaen
both made significant gains from previous races.
Both varsity teams placed sixth.
Said Bonnell, "The athletes are competing and
learning to work and race hard. We hope to stay
healthy and motivated as we finish up the
The Badgers will compete next at Districts,
which will be held October 18 at Pinehurst Golf
Course, hosted by Kellogg High School.
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