The Martin triplets each finished in the top three once again, but one Martin traded places with the other Martin in the boys race.
Waimea’s Nathan Martin (16:42.91) outdistanced his brother, Scott (18:08.84) by a little over a minute at Kapa’a High School on Saturday, in the KIF’s second cross country meet.
Meanwhile, Rachel Martin (21:51.37) was over a minute behind first-place girls finisher Chelsea SmithWishard (20:05.45) of Kaua’i.
But it was Kapa’a who claimed the team titles for the second week in a row.
The Warrior boys notched 42 points, followed by Waimea with 47, Island with 50, and Kaua’i with 72.
Rounding out the top 10 boys were Ben Baldwin (Island, 18:42.87), Chris Marsh (Island, 18:47.86), Chance Bukoski (Kapa’a, 19:14.75), Adam Kerlin (Kapa’a, 19:17.59), Alex LaMadrid (Kapa’a, 19:55.31), Agustin Garcia (Kaua’i, 20:03.70), Alex Soza (Kapa’a, 20:08.26), and Frank Speetjens (Kaua’i, 30:32.43).
The Warrior girls also finished with 42 points, followed by Waimea with 50, Kaua’i with 51, and Island with 166.
Alex Pond (Kapa’a, 22:01.27) followed up Smith-Wishard and Martin in third-place. She was followed by Gillian Pickett (Kula, 23:06.99), Carolyn Hoeckman (Waimea, 23:30.68), Kirsten McCracken (Kapa’a, 23:42.84), Alicia Cowern (Kaua’i, 23:48.55), Erin Pickett (Kapa’a, 24:03.82), Taylor James (Island, 24:06.23), and Cassady Sirois (Kaua’i, 24:46.71).
KIF cross country jogs to Kaua’i Community College (KCC) on Saturday, beginning at 4 p.m.