Brother and sister Seb and Francesca Sutch won the varsity races for Cate at the first TCAA cross country meet at Arroyo Verde Park in Ventura.

Francesca Sutch ran away with the girls race, covering the hilly 5k course in 20 minutes, 49 seconds.

Seb Sutch broke 17 minutes to win the varsity boys individual title. His time was 16:09, beating teammate Everest Schipper, who ran 16:56.

The Rams finished second to Foothill Tech (35-36) in the boys varsity team standings. Thacher won the varsity girls team title with 20 points and Cate finished second with 52.

A Cate runner also won the frosh-soph boys race, as freshman Ari Zwieback clocked 20:03. Freshman Jackson Steele came in second in 20:22.4.

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The Rams will compete again on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Lake Casitas in Ojai. 

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