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Local teams compete in Cross Country Battle for 509

COLFAX - The 6th Annual Cross Country Battle for the 509 meet took place Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Spokane Polo Grounds.

The meet saw 61 high school teams send athletes to compete on race day.

The local Whitman County teams that attended the event were the Colfax Bulldogs and the Garfield-Palouse (GAR-PAL) Vikings.

The first high school event that took place was the combined freshman 5,000 m race.

In the race, the overall winner on the boys side was Lucas Clements of Lewiston. He ran his race in 16:41. The overall girls winner was Avery Parker of Mead, who ran 19:34.5.

There were no GAR-PAL o...


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