College of the Redwoods

Redwoods men edge Butte to win cross country meet

Submitted photo – CR’s Hailey Hopkins in action on Thursday.

The College of the Redwoods men held off Butte College to win the team competition at Thursday’s “Beat COVID 21” cross country meet, which was hosted by the Corsairs.

Kyle Byrne finished second overall in a time of 19 minutes, 47 seconds to pace the Corsairs, followed closely by teammate Sean Dugdale (19:52) in third.

Butte’s Bailey Rockholt placed first in a time of 19:36, with strong showings also by CR’s Nyjel Todd in sixth and Braden Vega in seventh.

CR scored 26 points, three ahead of Butte (29).

In the girls race, Shasta’s Grace Southern placed first in a time of 23:06, followed by CR’s Maggie Stacy (24:12) in second.

Stacy’s teammate Hailey Hopkins finished third overall in a time of 26:37.

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