WESTERLY — Matthew Walker won the Wahaneeta Trail Run 5K on Saturday at the Wahaneeta Preserve.
Walker, 18 and a 2018 graduate of Westerly High, finished in 18:59, well ahead of the second-place finisher, Kingston’s Chris Garvin (19:40).
The top female finisher was Mary Beth McCullough, 35, of Providence (26:40). She was 12th overall. There were 50 registered finishers of the race.
Other top local males were Colby Makin of Westerly (third, 22:36); Jeff Walker of Westerly (fourth, 22:37); Aaron Tallardy of Westerly (seventh, 24:12); and Kevin Koziol of Hope Valley (26th, 31:37).
The top local female finishers were Sheilia Beattie (22nd overall, fourth female, 29:41); Claire Leatham of Wyoming (23rd, 30:30); Celia Dauphinais of Westerly (24th, 30:57); Carol-Ann Gray of Pawcatuck (25th, 31:01); and Kate Dauphinais of Westerly (27th, 31:43).
— Ken Sorensen