5A girls' cross-country: Bingham senior breaks away
Streaking down the track at the finish, it was hard to tell Emily Rich was just wrapping up three miles.
Beating the competition by nearly 16 seconds, she was running a race of her own.
"I feel great, just so amazing, it's kind of surreal," Rich said. "I really just opened up in the end. I knew I had to go, and I felt strong enough to do it."
The senior beat out a talented field. Jordan's Tavia Dutson sped in for second place, while Ellie Child from Davis finished third.
Top 10 individuals
1. Emily Rich, Bingham, 18:01.8; 2. Tavia Duston, Jordan, 18:17.1; 3. Ellie Child, Davis, 18:29.0; 4. Jessica Smith, Lone Peak, 18:41.2
5. Maddy Kauffman, Lehi, 18:43.3; 6. Courtney Wayment, Northridge, 18:43.9; 7. Shea Martinez, Davis, 18:45.0; 8. Mikell Wood, Davis, 18:52.6; 9. Emily Orton, American Fork, 18:52.8; 10. Maddie Bench, American Fork, 18:53.9.
Top five teams
1. Davis 37; 2. American Fork 51; 3. Bingham 102; 4. Lehi 104; 5. Jordan 141.
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