5A girls' cross-country: Bingham senior breaks away

Published October 18, 2012 11:08 am
Prep cross-country • Bingham's Emily Rich won in 18 minutes, 1.8 seconds.
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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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