High School Sports

Davis runner takes first in Fresno

Junior Fiona O’Keefe of Davis won the Division I girls race and was the overall winner Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno.
Junior Fiona O’Keefe of Davis won the Division I girls race and was the overall winner Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno. The Davis Enterprise

Davis High junior Fiona O’Keefe outdistanced 969 finishers Saturday to win the girls race at the CIF State Cross Country Championships at Fresno’s Woodward Park.

O’Keefe covered the 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 56.9 seconds. She won the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I race earlier this month.

O’Keefe competed Saturday in the Division I field, and outdistanced Marissa Williams of Palisades Charter-Brentwood, who was second in 17:01.7.

Davis sophomore Sofia Castiglioni was 14th in Division I (49th overall) in 18:26.2 as the Blue Devils finished 34th as a team.

Bella Vista finished eighth overall, as junior Kendall Derry placed sixth in the D-I race in 18:02.7. She was 19th overall. Teammate Hannah Wohlenberg, also a junior, was 53rd overall and 17th in D-I with a time of 18:28.

St. Francis was 11th overall, led by Miranda Meyers, who took 26th in the D-I field and 90th overall in 18:42.3.

Vista del Lago junior Sarah Anderson finished ninth in the Division III girls race in 18:16. She was 34th overall.

Jesuit junior Sean Kurdy, the D-I section champion, was the top area boys’ finisher. He was fifth in D-I with a time of 15:17.9 and 15th overall.

Other top area boys finishers included Del Campo senior Edward Chance (10th in D-II in 15:19.5, 20th overall) and Placer senior Moshe McCarter-Ribak (15th in D-III in 15:38.9, 61st overall).

Bee Sports staff

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