LITTLETON - Before they could run to regionals and perhaps even state they had to run through each other first at the Jeffco league cross country meet Friday at Clement Park.
Arvada West senior Connor Lockwood dominated the 5A varsity boys race with a time of 15:57. Lockwood left some time on the course last year and worked all year to make sure he didn’t do it again.
“I wasn’t feeling very well today but I went out there and got it done today so I am happy,” Lockwood said.
Pomona’s pair of Alaina Anderson (19:06) and Cami Kennedy (19:30) finished first and second in the 5A girls varsity race. Carter Prescott won the 4A varsity boys race with a time of 16:39, with a pair of Golden Demons finished second and third. D’Evelyn also won the 4A varsity girls race when Lexi Reed beat the field with a time of 18:43.
Wheat Ridge has four girls finish in the top ten of the 4A varsity girls race, as well as having Chris Gardner finish six in the varsity boys race with a time of 17:14.
“We are very happy with how both teams finished today,” Wheat Ridge coach Judy Chamberlin said. “We worked really hard all year and everyone kept improving their numbers over and over again.”
A pair from Dakota Ridge won the 5A boys and girls open races when Ryan Schneider and Claire Aden both beat the field.
Jon Michael Sullivan won the 4A boys open race. And Evergreen’s Kate Gibson won the 4A girls open race.