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Cross Country: Reading and Smith lead their teams to top-ten finishes

 

November 2, 2017

Jocelyn Rowley

Ares Reading pulls ahead of Greeley Central's Simon Kelati in the final 100 yards of the Class 4A Championship race at Norris-Penrose.

Following his team’s fourth-place finish at the Class 4A State cross country meet last Saturday, Niwot junior Benjamin Bi couldn’t hide his frustration.

“We could have done a lot better,” said the junior, who finished 28th with a time of 16 minutes, 38 seconds. “I think we choked a little bit. There really isn’t anything else. We prepared all year. It just wasn’t our day.”

Buoyed by a strong performance at the Regional meet in Lyons, the Cougars had their sights set on a top-three finish on the Norris-Penrose course in Colorado Springs. But the older, more experienced team...



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