Mountain View coach Dave Davis instructed both of his teams, boys and girls, to take conservative race approaches for the first half of their races on Saturday at the Chancellor Invitational in Fredericksburg and run as a pack as long as they can. The other top teams attempted to run away from the Wildcats early on, but the course and the patient Mountain View runners were able to run them down in the final mile for a team sweep. Read on for more coverage including results, photos, videos, & interviews...
Mountain View girls win team title with 80 points. Natalie Young of George Mason wins individually in a time of 19:50.
Mountain View boys win on 6th runner tiebreaker over Oakton with both at 94 points. Colin Mearns of Jamestown wins individually at 16:08.
Interview with Natalie Young of George Mason, who won the varsity girls race in 19:50. Young is currently the #2 ranked runner in Group A and 2009 state outdoor champion at 3200 meters.
Interview with boys race champion Colin Mearns (16:08) of Jamestown at the Chancellor Invitational. Mearns is currently the #1 ranked in the state of Virginia.
Photos taken by Brandon Miles at the 2009 Chancellor Invitational held Saturday, September 5th at Loriella Park in Fredericksburg, VA.