Mud doesn't stop national champions

The Nike Cross Nationals highlight strong fields
By Cliff Pfenning, Oregonsports.com
Aidan Troutner, left, and Katelyn Tuohy cross the finish line first in their respective races Saturday.
Photo by Cliff Pfenning, Oregonsports.com

PORTLAND - The rain and mud at Glendoveer Golf Course made the conditions for the 5,000-meter course one of significant challenge, but only heightened the memories for Aiden Troutner and Katelyn Tuohy Saturday.

Troutner pulled away late for a win in the boys race, while Touhy dominated the girls race from the start to highlight the annual Nike Cross Nationals.

Troutner, who finished in 15:03, won by two seconds and became the third consecutive winner from Utah.

Tuohy, from New York, set a course record of 16:45, breaking the previous mark by 11 seconds.

 

 

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