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Mountain Vista defends 5A Boys Cross Country title

MVHS Cross Country Boys Team

COLORADO SPRINGS - Three of the Mountain Vista boys finished in the top 25, hoisting the team on top for the second year in a row. Fort Collins placed second with 179 points. The meet was held at the Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.

5A BOYS CROSS COUNTRY STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Three other Douglas County Schools placed in the top 25 teams at the 5A State Championship.

Team Results
1st Place – Mountain Vista High School (State Champions), 110 points
6th Place – Chaparral High School, 249 points
11th Place – Rock Canyon High School, 310 points
23rd Place – ThunderRidge High School, 484 points

A total of seven DCSD student-athletes placed in the top 25 individuals at the boys’ meet. They were lead by Connor Weaver of Mountain Vista, who placed third at the meet.

Individual Results

3rd Place - Connor Weaver, Mountain Vista High School
8th Place – Don Compoz, Chaparral High School
14th Place – Jake Lucero, Douglas County High School
15th Place – Forrest Barton, Castle View High School
17th Place – Jake Blackburn, Rock Canyon High School
21st Place – Andrew Walton, Mountain Vista High School
25th Place – Tyler Matzke, Mountain Vista High School

5A GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

The District was also proudly represented in the girls’ meet. Four DCSD teams placed in the top 25 during the competition, which was held at the same location.

Team Results
5th Place – Rock Canyon High School, 248 points
11th Place – ThunderRidge High School, 330 points
14th Place – Mountain Vista High School, 396 points
15th Place – Castle View High School, 398 points
 
Two Douglas County student-athletes placed in the top 25 in the girls’ individual competition.

Individual Results
20th Place – Savanna Dalton, ThunderRidge High School
25th Place – Catherine Liggett, Legend High School

October 30, 2013 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Mountain Vista High School, Athletics and Activities

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