Prep sports: Davis boys, Ogden girls win in XC invitational

Sep 17 2011 - 11:29pm

MURRAY -- The usual suspects showed up on the leaderboard at Friday's Murray Invitational cross country meet.

Davis showed off its depth on the boys side with five runners in the top 10 to thoroughly dominate the team chase over 5 miles.

Ogden claimed the girls team race with a strong performance as well, led by sophomore runner Sarah Feeny.

Park City's Ben Saarel and Davis senior Brad Nye dueled down the stretch in the boys race, with Saarel edging out Nye for the title, 15:42.6 to 15:42.9.

Ogden's Jordan Cross ran third, with Davis' Brayden Cromar, Box Elder's Adam Hendrickson, Davis' Preston Johnson, Sky View's Conner Mantz and Davis' Alex Hedquist rounding our the top eight.

Davis' Skylar Williams was 10th with Syracuse's Brandon Yardley ran 12th.

Bonneville, didn't have a runner in the top 16 but finished second with a strong team run. Orem edged Sky View on a tiebreaker with Ogden fifth and Syracuse sixth.

In the girls race, Feeny ran an impressive 18:20.1 to win the girls race, ahead of East's Natalie Shields and Orem's Summer Harper.

North Summit's Erica Birk was fifth, with Ogden's Jamie Stokes sixth, Davis' Shea Martinez seventh and Mountain Crest's Tori Parkinson and Miranda O'Very eighth and ninth.

Ogden talied 87 points, ahead of Skyline (97), Davis (168) and Park City (183).

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