Wolfpack finish cross country season strong

SALCHA-The West Valley Wolfpack made their mark in the last regular season cross country meet in the Interior recently. In Salcha on Friday evening the Wolfpack swept the boys and girls divisions with 21 points. In the girls division Delta was second followed by Lathrop. In the boys division Delta was second, Eielson was third then Lathrop and Monroe for the top 5 teams.
Jenna Difolco of West Valley won the girls race in 21 minutes and 12.8 seconds. Brooke Gottmeier was second (21:44.1) and North Pole's Morgan Conrow (22:02.2) came in third.

In the boys race Erich Hoefler (17:28.5) and Spencer Herron (18:19.9) of West Valley went 1-2. Daniel Tatarenko (18:20.1) was third for Delta.

This Saturday will be the Region VI Championships, a qualifier for State. Regionals start at 1:30 with the boys at North Star Golf Course. The State championships are Oct 5 at Bartlett High School.