Bavilla paces Dillingham at State Preview
September 2nd | Staff Report
Alesandra Bavilla turned in a solid performance on Saturday and highlighted a strong outing by Dillingham High School's boys and girls at the Bartlett State Preview cross country meet in Anchorage. In all, four Dillingham athletes — two boys and two girls — participated in a meet that featured more than 35 teams from throughout the state.
Bavilla led all Dillingham runners with a solid outing in the girls' 5-kilometer race. She posted a time of 25 minutes, 3 seconds and finished 98th overall.
Teammate Jean Krause finished 16 spots later, checking in at No. 114 with a time of 27:48.
A total of 127 runners competed in the girls' division, including West Valley's talented tandem of Kendall Kramer and Faith Widman. The two finished first and second, respectively, en route to lead their squad to the team title.
Cole Dull and Zach Tilden both starred for Dillingham in the boys' race. Dull finished 136th in the 147-person field with a time of 21:01. Tilden was 145th with a time of 25 minutes.
ACS's Blake Bennett won the boys' title with a time of 15:59.