Ciara Chaffee

Ciara Chaffee of Prairie took second place in the girls cross-country race held Thursday, Sept. 5, in Kamiah.

KAMIAH – The Bob Squires Sports Complex was the site of the first meet of Prairie’s cross-country season Thursday, Sept. 5, as well as the first official meet of the Clearwater Valley/Kamiah co-op’s season.

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The Clearwater Valley/Kamiah cross-country hosted a high school meet Thursday at the Bob Squires Sports Complex.

With seven teams gathering, including a large contingent from Logos and strong runners from Nezperce, the course took runners from a starting line in right field beyond the softball diamond for two loops within the complex and along nearby streets, to a finish at the usual time line after one last lap back at the track.

Joe McGuigan

Joe McGuigan of Nezperce is one of this year's runners to beat.

On the girls side, a Logos runner outpaced Prairie’s Ciara Chaffee, who took second place.

On the boys side, CV’s Preston Amerman led the pack past the first turn, but was overtaken by a host of Logos runners as well as Nezperce’s Joe McGuigan.

Preston Amerman

Preston Amerman of Clearwater Valley led the men's race past the first turn.

Full results will be reported in this week’s print edition, on newsstands Sept. 11.

William Hooper

William Hooper of Prairie competes in the cross-country meet in Kamiah on Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Tfxcrunner

Good pictures! thanks for enduring the bugs for a xc meet!

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