Vargas takes fourth at Border Clash

November 20, 2011 by  

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Eisenhower’s Santos Vargas took home a fourth-place finish in the Nike Border Clash, held on Nike’s world headquarters campus.

The Border Clash pits the top high school cross country runners from Washington against their counterparts from Oregon.

Vargas finished in 14 minutes even, which was 12 seconds behind winner Anthony Armstrong of Kamiakin.

Washington runners claimed the top eight spots in the boys race, winning the team title with a perfect 15 points to Oregon’s 50.

Alberto Melchor of Davis finished 24th in 14:32, while Ike’s Jaziel Rodriguez (30th in 14:49) and Ellensburg’s Jeffrey Ott (42nd in 14:48) also participated.

In the girls race, Eisenhower’s Mayra Chavez finished 21st in 16:53, while teammate Elise Tello came in 29th with a time of 17:03.

North Central’s Katie Knight won the race in 15:44.

The Washington girls also claimed the top five positions for a perfect score of 15 to Oregon’s 48.

Filed under All, Cross Country, Davis, Eisenhower, Ellensburg

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