Battle Mountain harriers sweep at home meet

Battle Mountain harriers sweep at home meet
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Theoretically, Saturday’s Battle Mountain Invitational was a cross-country race, but it was really more of a Darwinian exercise. At 8,000 feet and higher, this 5K is a lung-buster and the times are never pretty. But the host Huskies were very much in their element winning both the girls’ and boys’ races, “For all intents and purposes, this is a trail run,” Huskies coach Rob Parish. “This is a strength builder. You aren’t going to see screaming-fast times.”Eagle Valley’s Joslin Blair was screaming fast enough, winning the girls’ individual title. And then came a flood of Huskies’ black …

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