The Varsity teams ran last weekend at the Nike Cross Regional Championships in Casa Grande, Arizona.
Several members of the girls team ran in the Large School Open Division Race.
17.Bonnie Schellenberg, 19:05.5
55.Anna Gunther, 19:16.4
220.Camille Garrett, 21:42
The Boys Varsity placed 4th overall in the Championship Race, only 13 points out of first.. Casey Clinger was the overall winner with a meet and course record 14:41.7 for 5000 m. It was sunny, dry, and 78 degrees. McKay Johns placed 19th overall (3rd Team All-Region) with a time of 15:18.5. Joe Simmons just missed being All-Region with a 24th place finish in 15:22.5. Hagen Harmer was 68th in 15:51.9, and Patrick Parker (coming back from pneumonia) placed 73rd in 15:57.6. Jason Manning and Patrick Larkin were 95th (16:06.6) and 227th (17:45.0), respectively. Their team time of 77:12 was the 3rd fastest ever at the Southwest Championships, only behind the AF times from 2012 and 2014.
The Girls Varsity placed 1st overall and earned a trip to Nike Cross Nationals next week. They had 59 points in front of 2nd place Xavier Prep from Arizona with 119 points. Their team time of 91:02 was the meet's 4th fastest ever. Sara Musselman earned 2nd Team All-Region with an 8th place finish in 17:43.7. Sophie Baird (15th in 18:05.4), Sammy Hollingsworth (16th in 18:06.0, and Cami Squires (21st in 18:16.8) all earned 3rd Team All-Region honors. Katie Cornell finished the team scoring with a 52nd place finish in 18:50.2. Katie Bradshaw and Lacie Evans were 66th (19:02.0), and 82nd (19:16.4), respectively.
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