ROCKAWAY BEACH — Neah-Kah-Nie was the host school for the Bigfoot Classic cross country meet Tuesday, with teams from the Northwest League scoring their league championship race in the same meet.

And while the Knappa boys did not field a complete team to place in the team standings, Knappa’s Robert Pina-Morton won the individual title.

The sophomore ran the 5,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 29 seconds, to finish well ahead of Nestucca’s Joe Wilkinson (20:58).

Vernonia won the team title with 42 points, followed by Nestucca (56), Faith Bible and Neah-Kah-Nie (61 apiece), and Delphian (122). Neah-Kah-Nie won the girls’ team title, with no Knappa runners taking part.

In the Bigfoot Classic 5,000-meter girls’ race, Warrenton junior Adriana Dejesus was the individual winner in 26:59, ahead of teammate Kaisa Liljenwall (second, 27:44). Jewell’s Gabi Morales (29:27) was fourth.

On the boys’ side, Jewell’s Thomas Meehan placed fourth (21:45), just ahead of Warrenton’s Forest Bigelow (fifth, 21:51) and Kale Moss (seventh, 22:44).

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.