Rio Blanco County cross country runners Phalon Osborn, Savanna Nielsen, Raelynn Norman, Julia Eskelson, Patrick Scoggins and Landon Rowley represented Rio Blanco County at the Nike Cross Country Southwest Regional Championships in Casa Grande this past weekend. Competing in the small school division (1,000 or fewer students), the girls were led by Meeker’s Eskelson on the 5-kilometer course with a time of 21:56 and a 99th place finish, followed by Nielsen in 22:26 (111th), Osborn in 22:46 (118th) and Norman in 23:26 (128th). Rangely’s Scoggins ran the course in a time of 16:36, which earned him a 17th place finish while Rowley ran a 23:32 and finished in 168th. The meet, which put Meeker and Rangely runners on the same team, marked the end of the season.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School cross-country teams had three representatives at the Colorado State Cross-Country Meet in Colorado Springs on Saturday with good performances by most team members.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School cross-country runners adventured to Gunnison for the Mountaineers Meet, where several of the Panthers turned in much-improved times.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School cross-country team kicked off its season on the rainy and muddy trails at the Central Warrior Invitational in Grand Junction on Saturday.