Having won the City Section cross country title as a freshman last fall, Miranda Schriver hoped to make a statement in her sophomore debut and that’s just what she did. Picking up wher she left off the Palisades High 10th-grader took second in the sophomore girls race Saturday night at the Rosemead Invitational.
Schriver ran the three-mile course at Rosemead Park in 18:02, about 10 seconds behind Anastasia Sloan of Walnut. Pali High teammate Sophia Klotz was 10th in 19:58 and Molly Tennenbaum was 36th in 22:32.
Pallisades won the sophomore boys race, led by Mason Cadden, who took third in 15:40. Rounding out the Dolphins’ top seven were Brett Bailey (14th in 16:43), Pablo Sandoval Rivas (15th in 16:45), Lucas Schriver (18th in 16:55), Ivan Palma Gomez (35th in 17:31), Phillip Venkov (61st in 18:16) and McGartney Hutchinson (67th in 18:28).
Palisades’ freshman boys were second, led by Alec Schmitt (fourth in 16:53), Jeremy Santiago (14th in 17:33) and Jose Sevilla (17th in 17:52). Alec Stewart (15:34) was seventh in the junior boys race. The Dolphins’ senior boys were paced by Brent Smith (18th in 15:54), Luca Tagliati (22nd in 15:59) and Emmett Kallmeyer (52nd in 17:01).
Two-time City 3200-meter champion Sarah Bentley was fifth in the junior girls race with a time of 18:48, Casandra Hernandez (20:09) was 16th, Elisa Kim (20:11) was 17th and Maya Datwyler (22:28) was 39th.
Scarlett Klein (22nd in 22:28) and Ashlee Mailander (29th in 23:16) paced the freshman girls while the senior girls took third, led by City 800-meter champion Brittany Darrow (sixth in 18:37), Jessica Biershenk (12th in 19:01) and Skylar Smith (31st in 20:13).