Here are some of the top performances from the week of Oct. 29 to Nov. 3.
Jazmin Felix finished the 3.1-mile course at Veterans Park in 19 minutes, 28.6 seconds to win the Class 4A state cross country title.
Christian Franklin jumped to an early lead and never looked back, crossing the finish line in 16 minutes, 22.2 seconds over the 3.1-mile course at Veterans Memorial Park.
When Jazmin Felix first began running cross country as a freshman, she had no idea about strategy. The Desert Pines junior has a definite plan in place as she prepares for Saturday’s Class 4A state meet.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Oct. 22-27.
Nicholas held off hard-charging Massimiliano Swenson of Bishop Gorman to become Desert Oasis’ first region cross country champion. The Diamondbacks also won the boys region team title, another first in school history.
Basic’s Raquel Chavez used her change of pace to her advantage in winning the 4A Desert Region girls race at Veteran Memorial Park in Boulder City on Friday.
Valley juinor Christian Franklin, in his first year of cross country, has emerged as the area’s top runner, and completed 5,000 meters earlier this season in 16 minutes flat — best among locals this season and the fourth best in the state across all classes.
Here is a look at some of the week’s top high school sports events.