Cheney girls advance to state as runners-up at districts

Blackhawks boys join Deer Park in trip to Yakima regional


John McCallum

Cheney cross country head coach Jay Martin snaps a photo while shouting encouragement to Blackhawks’ runners Matt Duray (20) and Corey Klotz-Brooks (32) at District 7 competition last Friday.

One point.

That’s the margin that separated the Cheney boys’ cross country team from an upset win over Deer Park at District 7 competition Friday afternoon at Plantes Ferry State Park in Spokane Valley. In the end, the Blackhawks’ second-place finish, edged 43-44 by the Stags, earned them a trip to Yakima’s Applewood Golf Course this Saturday to face Central Washington Athletic Conference teams for a shot at one of four berths to state Nov. 3.

“We got within a point and I’m thrilled about that,” Cheney head coach Jay Martin said.

In girls’ competition senior Sanne Holland wo...

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