GIRLS: Boise High sophomore Emily Hamlin won her second individual championship in a row, crossing the finish line of the 5-kilometer event at Hells Gate State Park in Lewiston in 18 minutes, 9.40 seconds. Coeur dAlene won the girls team title with 29 points followed by Vallivue (87), Boise (92) and Rocky Mountain (98).
BOYS: Sophomore Dwain Stucker out-leaned Boises Thomas Rigby at the finish line to win Meridians first individual title in school history. Stucker won the race in 15:42.30 and Rigby clocked a 15:42.40. The Rocky Mountain boys earned the schools first state title in the sport. The Grizzlies had 57 points, while second-place Capital had 89, Coeur dAlene (122) was third and Meridian (141) fourth.
The way the race was the last 100 meters, I thought for sure that I was going to get second, Stucker said. It was ridiculous. I was kind of starting to prepare myself for getting second and then I saw I was gaining on him and at the very, very last second I passed him.
GIRLS: Middleton edged Preston by four points to win the team championship led by sophomore Lina Schells third-place finish. Jerome was third and Skyview was fourth. Pocatellos Rachel McGovern (18:24.20) was the individual champ.
BOYS: Sophomore Elijah Armstrong won his second consecutive individual title in 15:34.10 to help Pocatello win the team championship by a commanding margin. The Indians finished with 56 points followed by Kuna (107), Bishop Kelly (133) and Bonneville (148). Kuna senior Michael Cunningham was the top finisher from District Three in sixth place (16:12.70).
GIRLS: Behind junior Olivia Redds winning time of 18:33.90, the Sugar-Salem girls won the team title. Snake River was second, Teton third and Timberlake fourth. Parma freshman Harlie Sorrels was the top finisher from District Three in third place (19:38.10).
BOYS: Caleb Moosmans first-place finish in 16:18.00 helped Teton edge Sugar-Salem 68-70 for the team championship.
GIRLS: Melba sophomore Sierra Manzer won the individual title by more than 30 seconds as her Mustangs finished second behind Soda Springs. Manzer won the race in 18:12.30, while Soda Springs Kelsey Yamauchi took second in 18:42.50.
BOYS: Victory Charter senior Conrad Larson crossed the finish line in 16:08.60 to win the individual championship. Logos won the team title with 56 points followed by Soda Springs (78), Salmon (125) and Coeur dAlene Charter (128).