Jaysen Miles’ PR Leads Bearcats at Curtis Invite


W.F. West boys cross country placed 15th out of 29 teams at the Curtis Invitational Saturday at Chambers Bay Golf Course, led by junior Jaysen Miles’ 58th-place finish in a PR of 18:28.8.

“He's gaining lots of confidence as he set his goal to go under 18:30 today and achieved it,” W.F. West coach Amber Cruzan said.

Right behind him was senior teammate Henry Jordan, running an 18:32.7 to finish 62nd.

Tenino boys placed 19th, with Carson Hart leading the charge with a 39th-place finish in a time of (18:14.9). Rainier’s top finisher was Dylan Davis, who placed 61st in a time of (18:32.6).

On the girls side, Bearcat freshman Mercedes Ricks was the top local finisher, placing 41st in  time of 22:11.6.

“Ricks ran well after spending a good week on the injured list,” Cruzan said.

Sophomore teammates Jaelynn Vail finished 136th (26:46.0), Lia Hornby was 142nd (27:21.6) and Kaitlin Elmore was 152nd (31:12.8).

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