Tara Gallant

Far West Juniors Win Cross Country Running Titles

Congratulations to all of the Far West Nordic juniors who recently competed at the NIAA Cross Country Championships.

Far West Nordic junior Tara Gallant won the girls individual State Championship title in Boulder City last weekend. North Tahoe cross-country, including Far West juniors Patrick McElravey in 2nd place, Shane Christian in 5th place, Peter Holmes in 8th, and Julien Bordes in 13th, won the boys Division III State Championship with the second best score in NIAA history. Evan Vomund, running for Incline, took 7th place and and Emily Nall was 14th.

Read more in the Sierra Sun North Tahoe cross-country | Laker boys, McDermott, Gallant win state titles.

Truckee cross-country teams also had a great season. The girls finished in 2nd place in the Division I State Championship and the boys in 4th place. Far West juniors Skyler Flora was 2nd, Gabrielle Rinne 9th, Hannah Halvorsen 20th, and Olivia Yale 36th. For the boys Andrew Clusserath was 6th, Alex Kopytko 22nd, and Colin Deurlington 50th.

Read more in the Sierra Sun Truckee cross-country | Flora, Clusserath lead young Wolverines at state.