Virginia sweeps new 5K race at Nike Indoors


Photos by John Herzog 


The Nike Indoor Nationals introduced the 5,000 meter run to the meet's lineup for the 2007 meet and the state of Virginia welcomed it with open arms as homeschooled junior Aurora Scott won the girls race in 16:53.55, while Midlothian junior Jason Witt won the boys in 15:05.29. Virginia went 1-3 in the boys race with Mountain View sophomore Thomas Porter also picking up All-American honors in third place at 15:12.82. Porter finished two seconds off the sophomore class national record.