ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Trinity Western's Regan Yee (South Hazelton, B.C.) finished fifth at the BC Cross Country Championships to lead a strong Spartans contingent Saturday at Clearbrook Park.
Competing against familiar TWU alums in Sarah Inglis and Lisa Brooking, Yee put herself in a good position to finish five in 19:15 over six kilometres.
Mirelle Martens (Grande Prairie, Alta.) was 15th in 20:07, while Jouen Chang (Langley) was 23rd in the senior race and second overall amongst junior racers. Chang recorded a time of 20:38. Fellow junior Bailey Haugan (Fort St. John, B.C.) was fourth in her category and 29th overall in 21:03.
Mikaela Smart (Maple Ridge, B.C.) rounded out TWU's top five with a time of 21:14.
Spartan alums Inglis finished second overall in 18:47, while Brooking was fourth in 19:12.
The Spartans will now prepare for the U SPORTS Championships Nov. 12 at Beacon Hill Park in Victoria.
SPARTANS RACE RESULTS (Junior Result)
5th – Regan Yee – 19:15
15th – Mirelle Martens – 20:07
23rd – Jouen Chang – 20:38 (2nd)
29th – Bailey Haugan – 21:03 (4th)
35th – Mikaela Smart – 21:14
37th – Joanna Williams – 21:34
53rd – Jennifer Shannon – 23:00 (11th)
56th – Claire Noort – 23:21 (14th)
69th – Melina Stokes – 25:02 (17th)