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River Hill's Krein breaks through at Howard County Invitational
River Hill's Krein breaks through at Howard County Invitational

Surviving a tumble down the stretch, River Hill’s Allison Krein picked up the first victory of her cross country career Friday. The sophomore, who didn’t run last fall for the Hawks, crossed the finish line in 20 minutes, 36.96 seconds at the Howard County Invitational to hold off Centennial’s Shreya Nalubola (20:39.79). “I was sort of nervous about the course because I’ve never ran here before,” said Krein, who was coming off a second-place finish at last week’s Interstate Classic. “(Coach Earl Lauer) had told me about the hills and that I should just kind of hang with the pack and see what happens.” The strategy of hanging close to...

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