Congratulations to the White Pine High seven-person team that took the silver medal at the Class 2A girls state cross country meet Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.
Sophomore Odessa Stewart placed sixth in the 5,000 meter race at Veterans Memorial Park in a time of 23:17.5.
However, she was about two minutes off her career best at the distance of 21:28.1, which she recorded on Oct. 13.
Emily McNeely of Sierra Lutheran was the state champ with a time of 20:48.7.
North Tahoe then had the next five runners in order, earning 16 points, and taking their fifth consecutive girls team championship with the lowest score. White Pine had 57 points for second place.
White Pine’s Bailey Shulz was 14th with a time of 25:02.1; Bethany Lister, 19th in 25:27.8; Kaycee Shulz, 25th in 26:37.2; Devin Pickens, 27th, 27:08.8; Rylie Evers, 36th in 29:17.3; and Halle Cogley, 45th in 35:32.0.
Sophomore Mark Porter was the only Bobcat competing in the meet for the boys team. He finished 42nd in a field of 49 with a time of 22:09.4.
Jared Marchegger of Sierra Lutheran was the boys individual state champion in a time of 16:51.5.
North Tahoe won their seventh straight boys team title with 37 points.