Ian Jackson was part of the lead pack from the start before accelerating through the final mile to win the junior-senior boys race in 16:44.4 – more than 18 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher.
Mia Smith won the region championship in 2015 and Lenny Rubi finished seventh in state. Both are back for the Green Valley cross country team.
Ian Jackson and Tim Myers finished first and second Thursday to lead Arbor View’s boys cross country team to victory in a six-team meet at Floyd Lamb Park.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s boys cross-country teams, as submitted by coaches.
The Eagles return five lettermen.
The Diamondbacks are young and have just three returning lettermen.
Here is a look at some of this week’s top high school sports matchups.
The Skyhawks return nine lettermen.
The Cougars bring back three lettermen and hope to qualify for the state meet.
The Mountain Lions have a large group of first-year runners.
The Mustangs return four lettermen and hope for a successful season.
The Crusaders return four lettermen.
The Roadrunners return nine lettermen.
The Trailblazers return five lettermen, including state qualifier Frankie Bisacky.