Photo by Stephanie Pitzman

Photo by Stephanie Pitzman

Running for fun

Keri Syth, the physical education teacher for Paul Banks and West Homer elementary schools, prepares to start fifth- and sixth-grade students participating in West Homer Elementary School’s Orca Invitational Fun Run. The event incorporated the school’s new nature path.


Orca Invitational 3K Fun Run results

Oct. 11 – West Homer Elementary School


Third- and fourth-grade boys: 1. Hunter Green, 11:52; 2. Niko Sulczynski, 11:56; 3. Sawyer Lowe, 11:57; 4. Owen Pitzman, 11:58; 5. Jonah Mershon, 12:45; 6. Aiden Brost, 12:56.

Third- and fourth-grade girls: 1. Riley Brittingham, 14:12; 2. Delilah Harris, 14:16; 3. Jordan Cotton, 14:17; 4. Izzy Dye, 14:26; 5. Kate Krautler,  14:36; 6. Delta Bay Fabrich, 14:58.

Fifth- and sixth-grade boys: 1. Ethan Pitzman, 10:38; 2. Isaiah Nevak, 10:45; 3. Gage Harris, 11:53; 4. Peter Syth, 11:59; 5. Micah Mershon, 12:12; 6. Gus Roelof, 12:41.

Fifth- and sixth-grade girls: 1. Autumn Daigle, 12:39; 2. Daisy Kettle, 13:31; 3. Jessica Sonnen, 14:06; 4. Kara Super, 14:09; 5. Amy Strickland, 17:15; 6. Ann Graham, 17:16.

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