Grantsville junior Porter Whitworth continued his dominant junior season Wednesday afternoon, leading the Cowboys to the win in a Region 13 cross country meet at Grantsville Reservoir.
Whitworth’s time of 16 minutes, 1.62 seconds was nearly 26 seconds faster than his teammate, Seth Beckett, who finished second in 16:27.27. Caden Williams (17:17.99) and Jordan Wheeler (17:45.3) gave Grantsville a clean sweep of the top four finishing spots. Alex Mower (19:11.18) crossed the finish line 10th to finish as Grantsville’s final scoring runner. South Summit finished second and Summit Academy was third in the three-team meet.
Lyndee Limburg led the Grantsville girls to a win as well as the Cowboys swept the top eight finishing positions. Limburg won the race in 22:01.29, followed by Lindsey Palmer (22:29.52), Rachel Barker (22:30.46), Sarah Kurtz (22:45.65) and Desiree Garcia (23:16.65). Lindsay Riches (23:19.43), Acelyn Fuentes (23:48.8) and Makayla Lear (24:06.8) rounded out the top eight. South Summit finished second, while Summit Academy didn’t have enough runners to field a full team.