After training all fall in rainy weather, the Cordova cross country teams finally had a chance to run in ideal weather.
The temperature was cold on the morning of Regionals in Soldotna on Saturday, Oct. 1, with frost on the windows of their team van and the sun up for the big competition.
The first race of the day for Cordova was the girl’s Division III contest. Sadie Fry ran well and had a personal best time for this year of 23.50 and placed sixth in the region, qualifying for state competition.
The second race of the day was the boy’s Division III race. The Cordova boys also ran well and all finished in the top ten for Region 2.
Tegan Hesse was Cordova’s first runner across the line for a fourth-place finish in the region. Cordova’s total team score was 20, garnering them first place, as the lowest score wins. The next closest team score was 39.