VSS Grade 8 runners sizzle

The VSS Panthers Grade 8s picked up ribbons in the Zone cross-country run Wednesday in Revelstoke.

The VSS Panthers Grade 8s picked up ribbons in the Zone cross-country run Wednesday in Revelstoke.

Connor Johnston and Sam Eggert were one-two in the boys’ division, while Noah Zurfluh and Hanna Bennison took the top-two spots in the girls.

The Cats placed second in the senior boys team standings, helped by Keith Ingbrigston’s 11th-placing overall.

Johnston was eighth overall on the Illcillewaet Greenbelt Trails, while Mack Moody of the PVSS Saints was second and Joey Kohut of the Fulton Maroons was fifth. Eamonn Miller of Seaton Sonics was seventh overall.

Salmon Arm won the senior boys and girls and junior boys team titles. Thomas Hardy of the Golds won the senior boys race.

On the girls’ side, Glynnis Sim of the Golds was first, while Natalie Johnston and Megan Johnston, both of VSS, finished fifth and sixth respectively.

Jenica Camalush of the Cats was 12th.