Kite leading cross country runners this fall

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~ Athlete of the Week selected by the publisher

SHENANDOAH — Page County High School’s Summer Kite has earned two Top 5 finishes and another Top 10 finish in recent weeks at cross country meets across the region.

Most recently, Kite finished fourth among 22 runners at a quad meet in Harrisonburg on Sept. 27. The Panthers traveled to the Blue Streaks’ home turf for the first time in more than a decade. East Rockingham and Mountain View also participated in the meet. Kite posted a time of 21:45 in the 5000 meter run. The top three runners were all from Harrisonburg.

On Sept. 13, Kite crossed the finish line in second place among 30 runners during a quad meet at Central of Woodstock with a time of 21:08. Three days later, the senior finished eighth among 75 competitors in the Augusta Invitational hosted by Wilson Memorial, with a time of 22:04.

On Aug. 26, Kite finished 15th in a competitive field of more than 100 runners in the 10th annual Central High School Cross Country Invitational at Fairview Park in Woodstock. Her time was 20:43 in the three-mile run.

For full schedules, rosters and standings — check out the Bull Run District website.



Cross country update ~ Page’s Hensley and Kite flying to Top 10 finishes, along with Luray’s Seal

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