After taking a week off from the State Championships, Rylee Bowen took the National title in the Girls 15-16 age group at the USATF jr National Olympic Championships today in Myrtle Beach, SC. Her time of 17:40.7 not only was the fastest for her age group but also the fastest girls 5k of the day. The time also was her fastest XC 5k of the season.
Lauren Jacob also had a great time ofto finish 6th in the race.
The Buffalo Babes also took the National team title in the 17-18yr age group featuring runners from SJS (Jenica Dodge,Regina Nyareso & Laura Cox), NCS (Shaz Breedlove), CCS (Emily Aiken) and Lindsey Adams from Douglas HS in Nev.
Also local Mid school standouts Izzy Fauria and Madison Denny finished 4th & 9th respectively in the girls 11-12 race.
Rylee’s 13 yr. old sister kate finished 23rd out of 384 girls in the 13-14 age grp. race while her 7yr old sister Taylin finished in the top 15% in the girls 7-8 yr. old age group
I probably missed some others. The complete results can be found at: http://branchsportstech.com/
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