Catholic's Ellie Gonzalez had the best local performance from an area runner at Saturday's Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore., finishing 12th in the race.
Gonzalez finished in 17:52.1, while Dulaney's Isabel Griffith ran 18:28.3 to finish 52nd in the same race.
For the boys, a group from Severna Park's cross country team -- this event doesn't count as an official event for schools -- qualified together and finished in 13th place overall out of the 22 teams in Portland.
Ryan Forsyth led the way with his 52nd place finish in 15:48. Loyola's Tyler Spear (72nd) qualified individually and ran 16:01.
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