Stanford commit places second at Foot Locker west regional

Bellarmine senior Meikal Beaudoin-Rousseau (1), who signed with Stanford, placed second at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships West Regional at Mt. SAC in 15:41.1 on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Wendy Smith.

Bellarmine senior Meikal Beaudoin-Rousseau, who signed with Stanford, placed second at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships West Regional at Mt. SAC in 15:41.1 on Saturday.

Beaudoin-Rousseau becomes a two-time Foot Locker national qualifier and will race at Balboa Park in San Diego next Saturday at 10 a..m. Kashon Harrison of New Mexico won the race in 15:38.4. The girls race starts at 9:15 a.m.

Palo Alto's Henry Saul produced a strong showing, finishing 24th with a time of 16:14.1. Saul was unable to finish his race at the state meet due to a bad cramp. He came back to earn a medal and was named third team all-West. He also earned a top-10 seed for next year's Footlocker regional.

Paly teammate Sam Craig was 69th in 16:52.2. Palo Alto resident Nicholas Medearis, a senior at Crystal Springs Uplands, placed 96th in 17:02.3. The field included 243 runners who completed the course.

Menlo School's Kamran Murray was the only freshman, in a field of 220, to finish under 17 minutes, winning the frosh race in 16:58.3.

Palo Alto's Donald Taggart placed 24th in the juniors boys race, running 17:13.7 among a field of 343 runners. Nueva's Caleb Dittmar, a Menlo Park resident was 55th in the race with a time of 17:48.2.

The King's Academy's Anna Mokkapati, a Woodside resident, placed 47th in the seeded girls race, running a 19:33.6. Malibu's Claudia Lane won the race in 16:59.6.

Menlo School's Charlotte Tomkinson raced 20:17.2 to place 16th among sophomores. Gunn's Maansey Rishi was 59th in 21:52.3.

Nueva's Jenna Lange, a Woodside resident, was 18th among juniors, finishing 20:28.7.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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