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.
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.
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.
Here are some of the top performances from the week of Oct. 8-13.
Franklin had the fastest time among boys over two races, racing through the 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 0.4 seconds. Felix had the fastest girls time, at 18:31.8.
Here are some of the top performances from the week of Oct. 1-6.
Nathan Carlin pulled away from the field Tuesday and helped Foothill’s boys cross country team capture the freshmen race of the Bud O’Dea Classic at Desert Breeze Park.