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Press Release to Eric Taylor, Bellevue Leader Sports:


The following members of the Bellevue Breeze cross country team qualified for the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships to be held in Lincoln on December 8, 2001.  They qualified by finishing in the top twenty in their respective age divisions at the Nebraska Association meet held yesterday (November 4) at Pioneers Park in Lincoln.


These runners all raced 3,000 meters (1.86 miles)


Bantam Girls (10 and under):

4) Leah Christians             14:22

10) Gabrielle Ware    14:55


Bantam Boys (10 and under):

2) Simon Falcon  12:31

7) Brad Anderson            13:37

10) Aaron Wolters            18:49


Midget Boys (age 11-12):

5) Peter Falcon            11:34


The following Bellevue West runners competing for the Cornhusker Flyers also qualified.  They all raced 5,000 meters (3.1 miles):


Intermediate Girls (age 15-16)

1) Kym Bennett 19:36

7) Cassandra Perkins 22:44


Intermediate Boys (age 15-16)

1) Ben DeLay               17:25

5) Eugene Pinckney            17:51