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Viking Magazine

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Girls’ cross-country places second at league preview meet

Nora Rosati warms up. She finished the 2.95 mile course in 20:37.2.
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The Palo Alto high school girls’ cross-country team finished in second place at the league preview meet at Crystal Springs on Thursday, Oct. 6.

The race was divided up by grade, so the members of the varsity team did not all run together. The freshman and sophomores won their race, and the juniors and seniors.

Overall, these scores were good for a second place overall finish behind Monte Vista High School.

Nora Rosati (‘13), who ran in the junior race, lamented the fact that the entire team did not get to run together.

“It was kind of a bummer because we didn’t have our whole varsity team together,” she said. “We were all split up.”

Coach Paul Jones was impressed with the team performance, and with the races run by Katie Foug (‘15) and Chika Kasahara (‘13), but was hesitant to predict a league victory this year.

“Mountain View is still a good team,” he said.

The team’s next test comes next Saturday morning at Cuesta College.

“We are looking forward to Cal Poly,” Rosati said.


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About the Contributors
Nikolai Solgaard
Nikolai Solgaard, Staff writer
Nikolai is a senior at Palo Alto High School. He runs varsity for both the cross country and track teams. He joined the Viking in 2011 because of his love for sports. In his free time Nikolai likes to run and hang out with friends.
Austin Poore
Austin Poore, Features Editor
Austin is a senior at Paly. He joined The Viking at the start of the 2011-2012 school year, and loves covering Paly sports. He plays Paly baseball in the spring and also played basketball, but has decided to hang up the sneakers. He loves the San Francisco Giants (Fear the Beard!), Green Bay Packers and Stanford Cardinal (Fear the Tree!). He also enjoys playing pick-up sports with friends.
Kevin Dukovic
Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief
Kevin is a senior and joined The Viking staff at the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year.  He has an older brother (Brandon) who was also on staff and a younger sister (Anna) who is now a sophomore at Paly.  Kevin is a huge fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Yankees, seeing as how he grew up on the east coast, and enjoys playing pick-up sports games with his friends in his free time.
Grant Shorin
Grant Shorin, Photo Editor
Grant is a senior and jumps for the Paly track-and-field team. During his free time, he likes to make stickers. He joined The Viking staff at the start of the 2011-2012 school year.

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