Blackhawks earn cross country split with West Valley
Last updated 9/26/2019 at 1:23pm
Despite battling illness, the Cheney High boys cross country team managed a big win in its first Great Northern League meet of the season.
The Blackhawks used a tight grouping up front to down visiting West Valley 25-32 in competition last Wednesday at Salnave Park. The girls were equally impressive, albeit in defeat, missing an upset of the reigning 2A state champion Eagles by three points, falling 27-30.
Junior Beckett Schoenleber battled West Valley senior Kolby Green for most of the 5,000 meters, only falling off at the end to finish second overall with a time of 16 minutes, 56.78 secon...