C-W runners help Washington sweep Oregon

Alexa Efraimson earns second place at Border Clash

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A Panther and four Papermakers helped Washington sweep Oregon in the Nike Border Clash 14 cross country showcase Sunday, at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore.

Camas sophomore Alexa Efraimson and Glacier Peak senior Amy-Eloise Neale spearheaded the girl’s 23-32 victory. Neale finished in first place with a time of 15 minutes, 33 seconds, and Efraimson followed in second place with a time of 15:34. Papermaker sophomore Alissa Pudlitzke and senior Megan Napier both crossed the finish line in 17:01 for 30th and 31st place, respectively. Freshman Maddie Woodson took 51st place in 17:21.

Five boys from Washington crossed the finish line before the first one from Oregon, which resulted in a 15-45 team victory. Washougal senior Sean Eustis snagged 36th place with a time of 14:32.