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JDHS girls finish 2nd in Palmer

...was the first time Francis ever finished lower than first place in an Alaska cross country event. West Valley's Crystal Pitney won the overall 4A title Saturday in 19:27.37. Despite Francis' troubles in the mud, her teammates stepped...
Leah Francis wins pair of state titles

...200 final going away in 11 minutes, 6.33 seconds. Her time was nearly 14 seconds better than second-place Crystal Pitney of West Valley. While Francis stood at the finish line after the 3,200 with a wet towel draped over her head in...
Scenes from the state cross-country running meet

...Empire sports section. Soldotna's Katie Franzmann (315), Juneau's Lexi Garvey (351) and West Valley's Crystal Pitney (366) lead runners up the first hill in the Class 4A girls race Saturday at the state cross-country running meet...
Crimson Bears' Leah Francis wins her third consecutive race

...Francis became a favorite for a state championship with an impressive performance. Francis ran with West Valley's Crystal Pitney and West Anchorage's Luch and Shoshana Keegan for most of the race before turning on the jets in the final kilometer...
Francis finishes 17th in region

...while Kirsten Jorgensen placed 128th at 26:08. Other Alaska competitors in the elite race included West Valley's Crystal Pitney, who took 27th overall in 19:19. Haines' J.J. Lende placed 75th in 20:31, West Anchorage's Shoshana Keegan...
Crimson Bears ready for regional race San Diego. There will also be a team championship Sunday. All of the Alaska girls - including West Valley's Crystal Pitney, West Anchorage's Shoshana Keegan and Haines' J.J. and Stoli Lende - will compete as one team. "The Foot...
Nanooks skiers lead Seawolves after Day 1 in Alaska Nordic Cup

...Kryston McPhetres, UAF - 6:51.110. Patricia Sprecher, UAA - 6:51.711. Julia Ebner, UAF - 6:52.312. Crystal Pitney, UAF - 6:53.513. Karina Smith, UAA - 6:57.114. Maya Radonich, UAA - 6:58.815. Cara McCulloch, UAA...
Alaska State Track and Field Championships

...Franzmann, Katie, Soldotna, DQ. Girls 3200 Meter Run: 1. Goldstein, Ari, Soldotna, 10:59.43; 2. Crystal Pitney, West Valley, 11:18.72; 3. Shoshna Keegan, West Anchorage, 11:28.50; 4. Katie Krehlik, Juneau-Douglas...
Bartlett Cross Country Relays results

...42.9 4) Letitia Luch, [3.1], W, 11:45.0 5) Nychele Fischetti, [14.1], ACS, 11:47.0 6) Crystal Pitney, [13.1], WV, 11:50.5 7) Katie Krehlik, [17.1], Jun, 11:55.3 8) Marcelyn Luch, [81.3...
JDHS girls show grit in 5th place finish

...moved my way through and went up," Krehlik said. "Then I got in the middle of the front pack." West Valley's Crystal Pitney cruised to the individual championship by winning in 18:57, 26 seconds ahead of the second-place competitor...


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