Boys Junior High Cross Country, Girls Junior High Cross Country · Nielson, Lindblom win State JH Cross Country titles


Eighth graders Nicks Nielson and Aubryn Lindblom captured CAA state JH Cross Country titles on Wednesday at the West Side Sports Complex. Nielson ran the 1.5 mile course in 8:10.1 finishing 37 seconds ahead of the runner up. Lindblom and teammate Corinne Warriner finished 1-2 in the girls race with times of 9:19.0 and 9:36.2.

ALA Gilbert North boys finished in third place in the team race with 96 points while the girls captured 4th place with 119 points.

Nicks Nielson was named CAA JH boys cross country athlete of the year. Aubryn Lindblom was also named CAA JH girls cross country athlete of the year. Congratulations to coach Kade Nielson who was also name CAA JH cross country coach of the year!

Other ALA GN finishers at the state meet, included:

Charlotte Shirley – 22nd – 10:49.6
Avery LaDuke – 57th – 11:54.8
Taylor Broadfoot – 59th – 12:03.6

Ty Blake – 15th – 9:21.0
Luke Jones – 28th – 9:54.0
Tyler Newell – 29th – 9:57.5
Levi Shirley – 31st- 10:07.5
Tyce Washington – 33rd – 10:11.6
Brighton Mariner – 40th – 10:25.9
Austin Witcher – 41st – 10:25.9
Packer Monahan – 45th – 10:33.0
Conner Batchelor – 55th – 10:51.8
Dylan Ruff – 57th – 10:53.5
Henry Shirley – 75th – 11:42.3