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NIAA Nevada State Championships

Veterans Memorial Park, Boulder City NV

Saturday, November 8, 2008
From nevadatrack.org - Boys Results - Girls Results
Race Distance: 5K

Meddles Shines
Sierra Lutheran star flies to 16:14

Team Champs:
  • Class 4A- Centennial boys (56 pts) over Carson (57 pts); Galena girls (51 pts) over Coronado (62 pts)
  • Class 3A- Lowry boys (45 pts) over Boulder City (59 pts); Lowry girls (51 pts) over Spring Creek (63 pts)
  • Class 2A- Sierra Lutheran boys (21 pts) over North Tahoe (58 pts); Sage Ridge girls (41 pts) over Laughlin (53 pts)
Class 4A Highlights
  • Bryan Tibaduiza cruises to a relatively easy win with a time of 16:23, seven seconds ahead Richard Shroy of Carson. Tibaduiza was not able to help his team repeat last year's State Championship performance, as Galena was unable to qualify for State this season. 
  • Centennial became the new team champions with a 1 point win over Carson.
  • The Galena girls were able to bring another State Trophy back home, defeating Coronado by 11 points. 
  • Kelsey Smith of South Tahoe takes home the individual title with a 19:00, the fastest time of the day by 36 seconds.
Class 3A Highlights
  • Lowry boys and girls complete the team sweep, with the boys posting a 14 point victory over Boulder City and the girls defeating Spring Creek, 51-63. 
  • Faith Lutheran's Keely Bakken wins individually with a 20:58, 40 seconds ahead of Kristin Rampton of Spring Creek.
  • Lowry's Adam Gray is the fourth runner under 18 minutes, behind individual champ Boulder City's Matt Lundgren by 36 seconds.
Class 2A Highlights
  • Wade Meddles leads Sierra Lutheran to a dominating performance, beating North Tahoe 21-58. Meddles flies to the fastest time of the day with a 16:14. Mike Sunseri of Incline came in second, over a minute behind Meddles.
  • On the girls side, Claire Kelley leads Sage Ridge to a 12 point win over Laughlin. Kelley won with a 21:05, 25 seconds ahead of Briana Drago. Sage Ridge places five runners in the top 20 to beat out Laughlin.

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