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Hopi boys break national record with 24th team title

 

Last updated 1/19/2014 at 3:29pm

Times-Donovan Quintero

The Hopi Bruins' boy's team set a national record by winning its 24th state crown with a bevy of newcomers. "We're not as stacked as we have been in the past," Hopi coach Rich Baker said. "We had some runners that didn't come out this year. We had some young guys that stepped up." The Bruins finished the meet with 69 points headed by the second- and fifth-place performance from junior Anfernee Howard (16:32) and Terry Honventewa (16:50).

This one didn't come easy for the Hopi Bruins, but as a team they sprinted to the finish line in full stride to claim both the boys and girls Arizona Division IV state cross-country title at the Cave Creek Golf Course in Phoenix.

The boy's team set a national record by winning its 24th state crown with a bevy of newcomers.

"We're not as stacked as we have been in the past," Hopi coach Rich Baker said. "We had some runners that didn't come out this year. We had some young guys that stepped up."

The Bruins finished the meet with 69 points headed by the second- and fifth-place performance f...



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