Letham finishes first in boys JV 5K
The Burns cross country teams traveled to Bend to compete in the junior varsity portion of the Oxford Classic on Friday, Oct. 3, and the Hilanders’ Daniel Letham brought home the gold from the men’s 5K race.
Letham finished first in a field of 158 runners with a time of 18:53.10.
Brandon Bingham of Burns wasn’t far behind, as he placed fourth with a time of 19:18.90.
The Hilanders’ Etienne Fischer finished in 25:18.80 and Brandon Emang ran a 27:34.20.
South Eugene placed first in the team standings with 23 points.
In the women’s 5K, Mary Letham was the top placer for Burns, finishing fifth with a time of 23:24.90. Sydnee Shelman came in eighth, (23.41.60) and Diana Camacho 21st (25:01.90). Kristen Desletts finished the race with a time of 34:44.40.
There were 123 runners in the women’s race, and South Eugene won the women’s team title with 17 points.
Burns will host their only home meet of the year Saturday, Oct. 11, at Idlewild.