Hillmen News · Varsity Boys XC wins FVL Championship

Placers varsity boys cross country team won the FVL championship yesterday at the Foothill Valley League champisonships held at Nevada Union HS Course. Coach Daniel Scott praised his boys for their unbelievable race. The boys were without their #1 runner Captain Devin Muzzy but that did not matter as the other boys picked up the slack and ran a tremendous race. Sophomre Wyatt Hamilton finished 5th overall with a time of 16:57. He was followed by senior Nathan Reid who finished 6th with a time of 16:57. Finishing 3rd on the team for Placer and 8th overall was Evan Donner with a time of 17:06. Junior Vance Byer finished 11th overall with a time of 17:23. Senior Reed Hickman finsihed 13th with a 17:29 performance, Alec Smith was 21st with 18:17 and Jacob Dennon finished 33rd with a 19:16.
The boys advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Trials on Saturday Nov 9th at Frogtown in Angels Camp. Great job Hilmen.