Nicholas held off hard-charging Massimiliano Swenson of Bishop Gorman to become Desert Oasis’ first region cross country champion. The Diamondbacks also won the boys region team title, another first in school history.
Green Valley senior Omar Rubio won the Sunrise regional cross country meet as the Gators coasted to the team championship.
Ian Jackson and Tim Myers finished first and second Thursday to lead Arbor View’s boys cross country team to victory in a six-team meet at Floyd Lamb Park.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s boys cross-country teams, as submitted by coaches.
Erica Williams continued her outstanding cross country season Saturday.
Rarely does a cross country team’s sixth runner decide a team title.