Bennison 10th in B.C.

Hanna Bennison of the VSS Panthers 10th in B.C. Senior Girls Cross Country Championships Saturday at Aldergrove Park.

Hanna Bennison of the VSS Panthers placed 10th in the B.C. Senior Girls Cross Country Championships Saturday at rain-drenched Aldergrove Park.

Bennison, who beat Salmon Arm Golds’ Glynis Sim once in five tries this season, watched Sim use a spectacular push from fourth position to win the provincial title. Sim covered the 4.3-kilometre course in 16 minutes and 13.5 seconds.

There was a field of 232 runners with Sim ruling in 16:13.05. Megan Johnston of VSS was 96th in 19:12.15.

Nathan Wadhwani of the Terry Fox Ravens in Port Coquitlam topped the senior boys 6.5-kilometre race in 20:32.5. There was a field of 242 and Mack Moody of the Pleasant Valley Saints in Armstrong finishing 41st in 22:41.55 and Joey Kohut of the Fulton Maroons 69th in 23:41.83.