Concluding a highly successful and memorable season, Claremont High School’s girls’ cross country squad took 12th place in the highly competitive Nike Cross Nationals race Saturday, December 1 at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Oregon.
Competing against 21 other teams and numerous top individuals from all over the United States, the Wolfpack competed hard in the prep national championship meet hosted by Nike. This was the second year in a row that Claremont earned an invitation to the prestigious meet. CHS scored 280 points to finish 12th. Central Oregon (Summit, Bend) won the meet with 120 points, followed by North Naperville, Illinois in second with 186 points.
Full results: http://www.rtspt.com/events/nike/nxn18/
On a chilly 40-degree morning, frosh Maddie Coles paced the Wolfpack runners with her 43rd place finish in 18:00.9 over the soggy, rolling grass course. Behind Coles were senior Sydney Hwang (90th, 18:37.1), junior Azalea Segura-Mora (110th, 18:51.7), senior Kalinda Reynolds (115th, 18:56.5), sophomore Angie Gushue (147th, 19:18.8), senior Julia Marriott (168th, 19:40.9), and senior Haleigh Guerrero (172nd, 19:47.0). A total of 202 of the best prep runners in the nation competed.