Montgomery and McKinnon Impressive in their Wins – 2012 Roger Curran Invitational

College of Idaho senior Greg Montgomery has the lead during the Roger Curran Invitational at West Park in Nampa, Idaho on September 8, 2012. Montgomery, a  six-time NAIA All-American, won the 6K race in 18:29. (Gregg Mizuta)

College of Idaho senior Greg Montgomery has the lead during the Roger Curran Invitational at West Park in Nampa, Idaho on September 8, 2012. Montgomery, a six-time NAIA All-American, won the collegiate 6K race in 18:29.

A full slate of races including middle school, high school and collegiate at the Roger Curran Invitational hosted by Northwest Nazarene University. College of Idaho senior and Boise High alum Greg Montgomery started his season on a strong note winning the individual title in the collegiate 6k race. Mountain View junior Sam McKinnon dominated the girl’s varsity race outpacing the second place finisher by over 45 seconds on the 5K course.

Mountain View's (L to R) Kaitlyn Fox, Holly Ellingson, and Allison Ellingson at the start of the girl's high school varsity race during the Roger Curran Invitational at West Park in Nampa, Idaho on September 8, 2012. Fox finished 12th (20:46.27), Holly Ellingson 10th (20:42.56) and Allison Ellingson 2nd (19:45.60). (Gregg Mizuta)

Mountain View’s (L to R) Kaitlyn Fox, Holly Ellingson, and Allison Ellingson at the start of the girl’s high school varsity race during the Roger Curran Invitational at West Park in Nampa, Idaho on September 8, 2012. Fox finished 12th (20:46.27), Holly Ellingson 10th (20:42.56) and Allison Ellingson 2nd (19:45.60).

Another well organized race hosted by Northwest Nazarene University and coaches John Spatz and Jake Perry. Thanks to George Ragan for the race results. Another great day for cross country racing and spectating.

Thanks for stopping by to take a look. -Gregg

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