Downington West boys upset defending national champs in the Eastern States race at Manhattan.
This weekend, Manhattan Invitational rules the East Coast while West Coast schools take on the ASICS Clovis Invitational in California! There's other meets, too, of course - so keep tuned for the most up-to-date coverage of the nation's best.
Manhattan Invitational (NY) - Jessica Lawson 13:53.9 Course Record! Runner-up Kaitlyn Neal (14:04) leads No. 3 FM to 50-point victory over No. 12 Pennsbury (PA), No. 11 La Salle (RI) with unranked North Rockland (NY) in third. Noah Affolder proves dominant with 12:14.3 victory. Hoey brothers lead unranked Downington West (PA) to team title over No. 20 Broughton (NC), No. 2 CBA (NJ), No. 8 Liverpool (NY), No. 23 FM (NY)
GIRLS RECAP - BOYS RECAP
ASICS Clovis Invitational (CA) - Destiny Collins is back! 17:36 win leads No. 1 Great Oak to team title with 34 points over No. 13 Arcadia and No. 20 Southlake Carroll; No. 6 Phillip Rocha 14:58 defeats No. 24 Eduardo Herrera, No. 22 Spencer Dodds; No. 3 Great Oak boys win team title (50-second spread/15:35 5k avg) over No. 12 Dana Hills, No. 10 Jesuit, No. 13 King; No. 17 Southlake Carroll boys travels incomplete squad
CLOVIS ON-SITE COVERAGE:
PHOTO GALLERY by Stephen Grisez
Capital City 7 on 7 (MT) - Saucony Flo50 No. 6 ranked Annie Hill wins flighted race in 16:44 to set a new course record! Tiahna Vladic of Billings takes second in 17:21 (teammate, No. 23 Christina Aragon does not race); Marshall Beatty continues in-state dominance with 15:04 win
Utah Region II Championship (UT) - Davis boys (No. 5) and girls (No. 18) sweep Region 2 thanks to a course record by No. 25 Courtney Wayment (16:59!) plus runner-up finish from Camren Todd (14:54) to Dallin Leatham of Viewmont (14:52)
NCRunners Elite XC Invitational (NC) - No. 12 ranked Nevada Mareno convincingly defeats defending 4A state champ Elly Henes, 17:40.28 to 18:30.47; bubble individual Connor Lane of Cardinal Gibbons 15:22.15; Green Hope girls defeat Leesville Road/Chapel Hill/Cardinal Gibbons to stand as state's best; Weddington boys defeat Cardinal Gibbons, 79 to 181
Utah Region V Championships (UT) - No. 16 Alek Parsons strikes back and hands No. 5 Garek Bielaczyc his first loss of the season, 14:42 to 14:43 over 5k
Albemarle Invitational (VA) - ON-SITE COVERAGE - No. 21 Gannon Willcutts 15:19
Portage Invitational (MI) ON-SITE COVERAGE - Rachel Bonner 17:15 win is Course Record and nearly one-minute season best; Northville girls win team title with 78 points (1:27 spread/18:30 5k avg); Isaac Harding 15:00 leads Rockford boys to 62 point win