on-site coverage by John & Donna Dye, Rich Gonzalez, Steve Underwood, and the NTN regional editors.
action photos by Brian Myers, of Vic Sailer's PhotoRun
The "camelbacks", a series of short hills five feet apart, took runners out of their rhythm and, along with mud and generally soft footing, kept the flat course from being a speedway. Early leader Kevin Ondrasek, of Carroll Southlake TX, leads the field in the first of three crossings of the camelbacks.
Ramsay Kavan of South Dakota wins easily to stay unbeaten and go to San Diego next Saturday
First champions of the Nike Team Nationals
Kroy (York Elmhurst IL) - spell it forward or backwards, they are the champions. They spurned the team skit Thursday night, saying, "We're here to run." They did.
Kinetic RC (Saratoga NY) - no one doubts now that they are the best HS team ever