Davis Cross Country sweeps Region to become Repeat Region Champs

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January 7, 2019

Last week Davis boys and girls cross country dominated region. The now crowned Darts are the 2018 Region Champions. Davis took home Region trophies for both boys and girls.

The JV girls Were lead by freshman Hope Stanley. They had 7 girls in the top ten finisher. And won their race with an amazing 21 points, followed by Weber with 41 points.

The race was suspenseful. There were various teams that were gunning for the region title. Going through the first mile mark, the Davis girls were in about fourth place. This put a scare in Coach Timothy.

“I tried not to panic, but I couldn’t help it. The only think I could think about is getting into a position to motivate the girls that had worked so hard since the beginning of the summer.”

The girls started to move at about the have way mark. They pulled off the victory, with Ellie Lundgreen taking the victory, and becoming the individual Region Champion, but she was followed closely by the rest of her team.

The JV boys were lead By sophomore Hunter Kitchen. The JV boys won with an outstanding 15 points which is a perfect score. They had 16 guys in the top 18 finishers.

The varsity boys dominated the race from the gun. They had a pack of about 6 guys up in the front. Finishing with 6 runners in the top ten. The boys were lead by Jacob Halverson who finished 3rd in the region, followed closely by Carson Coleman and Jared Hogan. The boys won with 28 points, followed by Northridge with 78 points.

Davis Cross Country team had a great race, even though the course was wet and muddy due to weather earlier in the week. They were able to keep the tradition going, with continuing their region sweep. Davis varsity is getting ready and looking forward to State XC on Oct. 17, and NXR in November, and are hoping to qualify for Nationals.