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.