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Niwot girls take third at NXN Southwest

 
Series: Niwot cross country | Story 1

November 21, 2018

Laura McDonald

The Niwot girls cross country team took third overall in the Championship race at the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Region race on Nov. 17. From left: Joelle McDonald, Maggie Smith, Samrawit Dishon, Layla Roebke, Taylor James, Mallory Finley, Eva Klingbeil.

With barely time to catch their breath after winning the 2018 Class 4A state championship meet late last month, members of the Niwot girls cross country team traveled to Casa Grande, AZ, for the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Regional on Nov. 17.

Thousands of high school runners from teams in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah competed in the meet, one of eight regional qualifying events for the 15th annual Nike Cross National Championships coming up on Dec. 1 in Portland, Ore.

Paced by sophomore Taylor James, the Niwot girls (competing under the team name Real Training) finishe...



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