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SLO High’s Callum Bolger, A.G.’s Leza Cassidy win PAC 8 cross country titles

San Luis Obisbo High’s Callum Bolger nears the finish line at the PAC 8 Cross Country Finals on Thursday at Cuesta College.
San Luis Obisbo High’s Callum Bolger nears the finish line at the PAC 8 Cross Country Finals on Thursday at Cuesta College. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

San Luis Obispo High’s Callum Bolger did what he has done all year, winning the PAC 8 boys cross country meet at the 5K Fairbanks course at Cuesta College on Thursday in a time of 15 minutes, 25 seconds.

Christian Ricketts from Arroyo Grande was second in 15:52, and Paso Robles placed the next four runners — Gannon Chamberlain (15:58), Luis Armendariz (16:01), Trad Berti (16:13) and Joshua Potter (16:18).

The Paso Robles boys took the title with a score of 30, followed by Arroyo Grande at 52. San Luis Obispo was third (81).

In the girls race, Arroyo Grande’s Leza Cassidy won in a time of 18:18, trailed by Paso Robles’ Ashley Davis at 18:28. Malia Simon of Arroyo Grande was third (18:39), Paso Robles’ Annie Meeder was fourth (19:26) and Atascadero’s Brittni Frace was fifth (19:37).

The Arroyo Grande girls won with a score of 28, Atascadero was second (57) and Paso Robles was third (59). San Luis Obispo was fourth (70).

The top four teams automatically advance to the CIF-Southern Section prelims. No runners from outside the top four teams finished in the top six to win a spot at the CIF prelims.

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