2013 Idaho Cross Country Preview

Summer’s over and time to get back-to-school!  For many student-athletes, they have already been back doing 2-a-day’s, and most cross country programs are no different.  September brings us Cross Country… and with last year’s class of a Freshman, Sophomore’s and Junior’s winning State –watch out as this year is going to be competitive!!  We are talking about;

5A – Boys: Dwain Stucker, Meridian, Class of 2015
4A – Boys: Elijah Armstrong, Pocatello, Class of 2015

5A – Girls: Emily Hamlin, Class of 2015
4A – Girls: Rachel McGovern, Class of 2016
3A – Olivia Redd, Sugar-Salem, Class of 2014
2A – Sierra Manzer, Melba, Class of 2015

TOP 5 Girls in the State

Emily Hamlin – Boise, 5A
1st Place at last year’s XC State Final, and also had the 2nd fasted time throughout the year with an 18:09.40.  Emily finished well in outdoor running mid-distance events (800 & 1600).

Sierra Manzer – Melba, 2A
1st Place at last year’s XC State Finals, Gatorade XC runner of the year, and 3rd fastest time throughout the year with an 18:12.30.  Coming back as a Junior, if Sierra stays focused she could post the fastest time of the year!

Josie Brown – Coeur D’Alene, 5A
2nd Place at last year’s XC State Finals.  Josie had a solid outdoor season finishing the 3200 with a PR of 11:25.30 at the State Finals.

Rachel McGovern – Pocatello, 4A
1st Place at last year’s XC State Finals.  She was a freshman last year.. so keep an eye on her for years to come!

Mikayla Malaspina – Vallivue, 5A
Mikayla is always consistent, finished 3rd in last year’s XC State Finals.  She finished 2nd at the State Track Finals with a solid time of 11:00.55. 

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