The results keep flying in and the final tallies are showing some interesting stories across the nation. Top teams and individuals from coast to coast had much to prove this weekend, as the national level competitions really took off. Individuals like Solomon Haile and Jillian Smith showed their talents at the highest levels, while Saratoga Springs and North Central proved why they are two of the top teams in the country. See what else took place in our weekend highlights and results section.
The past month has been an exciting one with the start of the cross country season. This weekend the season really gets going with numerous national-level match-ups get going across the land. Big meets in Virginia, Kentucky, Idaho, New Jersey, New York and Colorado feature top invitationals, while a half dozen others showcase nationally ranked squads and individuals. See who's where this weekend in our weekly weekend preview.
The All Ohio Catholic Championship provided for some great feats in the Championship Races. Magnificat posted a perfect 15 team score, while Kevin Yarnell (pictured left, from St. Johns Jesuit) and Marty Coolidge (pictured next to Yarnell, from Elyria Catholic) provided excitement in the boys race as both boys ran 15:17, with Yarnell just edging out Coolidge at the line.
Pictures from the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational held at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville.
Carmel (IN) dominates the boys and girls races at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational. Ryan Eaton (Greenwood) wins the Varsity Boys race, Emma Brink and Kaitlin Snapp finish two,three in the Varsity Girls. (Photo by Don Goodwin)
Pictures from the Trinity Invitational
Any Kentucky High School athlete who ran under the MileSplit US Elite Standards of 16:30 Boys 5000 Meter Run and 19:45 Girls 5000 Meter Run.
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