Former Canyons and Saugus High standout John Criste, now a senior at Mission Viejo, also competed
at the final meet on the U.
in such events as a 210-yard sprint, chariot racing, wrestling, and the pentathlon.
But if we compare ourselves to the four or five other countries with which we can compete and have competed
effectively in the past--that's the U.
in the 80- to 84-year-old age bracket and placed fourth in the 5K race/walk.
The six driving professionals, who are all drivers for FedEx Freight, competed
among nearly 400 drivers for national titles in eight different classes of vehicles.
More than 120 area runners competed
in Week 2 of the 31st annual Antelope Valley Summer All-Comers Cross-Country Series at Pelona Vista Park in Palmdale.
Among the finalists, 16 percent have previously competed
at the Intel ISEF, 15 percent hold or have applied for a U.
Sunday in the Southern California Junior Olympics in Fullerton, before switching her focus to the annual Western Zone Championships in Kearns, Utah.