XC: Clark, Van Schendel close seasons at State Meet

Dos Pueblos’ Hunter Clark and Cate’s Kyril Van Schendel netted top-15 results in their respective divisions on Saturday at the CIF State Cross Country Championships held at Woodward Park in Fresno.

Clark, racing in Division 2, came in 14th place with a time of 15 minutes and 33.20 seconds. The DP junior started out conservatively before increasing his pace as the race progressed. Clark was in 69th place after the first mile but moved up to 23rd by the second mile marker.


Van Schendel, a Cate sophomore, was 13th in Division 5 in a time of 16:13.10. Van Schendel finished off a season in which he won the Santa Barbara County Championships and led the Rams team to the CIF Southern Section Championships.