Congratulations to Jared Ward of Davis High. He was the only Utahn to advance from the Western Regional Foot Locker Championship to the National Championship which will be held December 9th in San Diego. Jared finished 8th in the west with a time of 16:01 over the hilly Mt. SAC 5000 meter course.
Utah finished 3rd in both boys and girls for the team competition. California won both with Arizona finishing 2nd in the girls and Washington 2nd in the boys.
Kim Quinn led Utah girls with her 14th place finish. Other scoreres in the team race included Davis' Candace Eddy (23rd), Judge's Lindsey Baker (27th), Lone Peak's Kacee Hildebrandt (31st) and Judge's Lindsey Baker (32nd).
Besides Ward in 8th, Utah was led by Springville's Spencer Gardner (27th), American Fork's Ben Felix (34th), Riverton's Macy Butterfield (41st) and Bingham's Nate Jewkes (55th).