Matti Erickson (in blue) runs with the lead pack, sitting in third place mid-race, against runners from Washington, Oregon and California. Photo submitted

LVR cross country team undefeated after four events

The junior and senior girls and boys squads are on a roll so far this season

The L.V. Rogers cross country team is off to a swift start with four team and individual wins in four events

The junior girls team comprised of Avie Water-fall, Zoe Taylor and Mara Horn-Joya remain undefeated after the four races with Waterfall being the team leader. Julia Burkart, meanwhile, has won her races in senior girls.

The junior boys have also gone undefeated with Matti Erickson leading the way with four wins.

The remainder of the junior boys team has Dylan Gyr, Stevie McCulloch, Yael Oosthuizen, Noah Malenfant and Tom Bryson backing up the winning ways.

Related: Kid Flash: Matti Erickson can’t be caught

Erickson has also gone on to compete outside the province in the past two weeks by winning a high school race in Portland, Ore., and this past week placing second in the Nike sponsored high school competition in Seattle.

The team has two more races left in the Kootenay region before they take on the best in the province at the B.C. high school championships to be held in Vancouver on Nov. 4.

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