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American Fork’s Casey Clinger named Gatorade Boys’ Cross Country Runner of the Year

First Published      Last Updated Jan 30 2017 10:45 am

American Fork senior Casey Clinger was named the Gatorade Utah Boys' Cross Country Runner of the Year on Monday.

Clinger won the Class 5A state title in a course-record 14 minutes, 42.9 seconds. He then went on to win the title at the Nike Cross Nationals Final for the second consecutive year. He finished that race in 15:28.4.

Clinger has commited to BYU.

Past winners

2017 • Casey Clinger, American Fork

2016 • Casey Clinger, American Fork

2015 • Conner Mantz, Sky View

2014 • Conner Mantz, Sky View

2013 • Ben Saarel, Park City

2012 • Clayton Young, American Fork

2011 • Clayton Young, American Fork

2010 • Austin West, American Fork

2009 • Jonathan Nelson, Timpview

2008 • Luke Puskedra, Judge Memorial