Homer runners sweep Homer Invite

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:56pm
  • Sports

The Homer girls and boys cross-country teams swept the Homer Invitational on Saturday in Homer.

The boys had 27 points, while Soldotna had 42 and Kenai Central had 67. On the girls side, Homer scored 34, Kenai had 44 and Soldotna had 47.

Soldotna’s Aaron Swedberg won the boys race on the flat, 5K course on the Homer Spit. Swedberg ran 16 minutes, 18 seconds, while Homer’s Jordan Beachy was second at 17:09 and SoHi’s Josh Shuler was third at 17:14.

Kenai’s Riana Boonstra was the girls winner in 18:45. Homer’s Megan Pitzman was second at 18:54, while Kenai’s Ithaca Bergholtz was third at 19:14.

Homer Invitational



Team scores: 1. Homer, 27; 2. Soldotna, 42; 3. Kenai Central, 67.

Individual 5-kilometer results

1. Aaron Swedberg, Sol, 16 minutes, 18 seconds; 2. Jordan Beachy, Hom, 17:09; 3. Josh Shuler, Sol, 17:14; 4. Jared Brant, Hom, 17:26; 5. Karl Danielson, Ken, 17:30; 6. Charlie Menke, Hom, 17:30; 7. Luciano Fasulo, Hom, 17:35; 8. Dexter Lowe, Hom, 17:47; 9. Jacob Davis, Hom, 17:49; 10. Roy Taylor, Ken, 18:04; 11. Koby Vinson, Sol, 18:12; 12. Denver Waclawski, Hom, 18:12; 13. Greg Trail, Nikolaevsk, 18:17; 14. Jeremy Kupferschmid, Sol, 18:21; 15. Addison Downing, Sol, 18:22; 16. Tristan Landry, Ken, 18:30; 17. John-Mark Pothast, Sol, 18:34; 18. Sean Verg-in, Sol, 18:42; 19. James Butler, Ken, 19:04; 20. Alden Bookey, Ken, 19:08; 21. Mathew Torkelson, Ken, 19:29; 22. Braden Olsen, Ken, 19:48; 23. Gavin Walls, Nik, 20:29; 24. Henry Heft, Nik, 21:28; 25. Aaron Mccollum, Nik, 21:35.


Team scores: 1. Homer, 34; 2. Kenai, 44; 3. Soldotna, 47.

Individual 5-kilometer results

1. Riana Boonstra, Ken, 18:45; 2. Megan Pitzman, Hom, 18:54; 3. Ithaca Bergholtz, Ken, 19:14; 4. Olivia Hutchings, Sol, 19:29; 5. Alex Moseley, Hom, 19:38; 6. Addison Gibson, Ken, 19:42; 7. Audrey Rosencrans, Hom, 19:50; 8. Daisy Nelson, Sol, 19:53; 9. Aurora Waclawski, Hom, 20:03; 10. Kellie Arthur, Sol, 20:27; 11. Ziza Shemet Pitcher, Hom, 20:35; 12. Emily Werner, Sol, 20:36; 13. Molly Erickson, Sol, 20:48; 14. Lauren Evarts, Hom, 20:50; 15. Hannah Pothast, Sol, 21:06; 16. Leah Johnson, Ken, 21:46; 17. Haley Knott, Hom, 22:18; 18. Megan Hickman, Niko, 22:44; 19. Kasey Paxton, Ken, 23:27.

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