St. Joe’s succeeds at XC

The St. Joseph’s students had 13 top eight finishes.

St. Joseph’s Elementary School students from Grades 3-7 recently had a strong showing at the annual Queen of Angels Cross Country Meet. More than 300 athletes took part in the meet, and the St. Joseph’s students had 13 top eight finishes.

“The kids demonstrated great effort and sportsmanship,” reports teacher John Battie. “It is an eye opener for many athletes when they are suddenly competing against five other schools’ best athletes.”

In Grade 3 boys, Tighe Macdonald finished eighth.

Lucy Street was eighth in Grade 4 girls, while in Grade 4 boys, Diego Guevara Mix came third, Jack Cochrane finished sixth, and Logan Harvey was eighth.

Danielle Kelly earned a sixth-place finish in the Grade 5 girls race, while in Grade 5 boys, Kyler Smith finished first, Walker Smith was second, Logan Poiron took fourth place, and Ryland Smith came seventh.

Tomas Guevara Mix finished third in Grade 6 boys.

In Grade 7 girls, Adelle Siddals earned a fourth-place finish. Sabastien St. Denis came  eighth in Grade 7 boys.