The Henry Sibley Girls and Boys Cross Country teams raced in the Metro East Conference Championship on Saturday, October 10th at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park.
The girls team won the conference championship race this weekend extending the team’s streak to a fifth straight conference title. All seven varsity girls earned individual honors with 6 earning all conference and 1 earning all conference honorable mention. 9th grader Nina Kanavati finished in fifth place overall to lead the team across the finish line and the strength of the team was on display with only a 30 second time spread separating the top five girls in their finish times. All Conference performers: Nina Kanavati 9, Clare Fleming 11, Jaylen Rosga 11, Nicole Gonsalez 11, Charlotte Chandler 7, Camilla Millett 11. Honorable Mention All Conference performer: Daniela Sanchez Castil 11.
The boys cross country team won the conference championship race this weekend and brought home the conference title for the first time since 2016. Of the seven varsity boys, five earned an individual all conference designation. The boys had strong performances from senior captains Thomas Chandler and Will Yackley who raced with tremendous strength to secure the win. 7th grade George Dahlager also had a very strong race to help put the team into the first place finish position. All Conference performers: Thomas Chandler 12, George Dahlager 7, Magnus Herschbach 11, Alexander McFaul 11, Will Yackley 12.