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Langley's Ellenwood, Mountain's Schmidt first across the finish line
Langley Saints' Dean Ellenwood was first across the line in the Fraser Valley junior boys cross-country championships.
The championships were held on Oct. 23 at Abbotsford's Clearbrook Park.
Ellenwood finished the 5.5 km course in 16:44.02, a dozen seconds ahead of Heritage Woods' Joshua Kozelj.
Taking third place was Walnut Grove's Joel Harrison with a time of 17:01.02.
Mountain's Jordan Schmidt was also golden at the Fraser Valleys, winning the Grade 8 boys' 3.3 km race.
Schmidt was the lone competitor in the division to crack the 10-minute mark, finishing in 9:59.89, which was nearly nine seconds ahead of Earl Marriott's Jaxon Mackie.
Brookswood's Tavia Jasper also medalled at the Fraser Valleys, placing third in the Grade 8 girls division.
Jasper finished the 3.3 km course in 10:57.80, seven seconds behind Abbotsford's Sienna Lens.
Semiahmoo's Haley Riberio (10:54.21) was second.