Cross country: Cantu finishes 16th at Nike BorderClash
Kennedy senior Kaylin Cantu capped off her high school cross country career with an outstanding performance at the 19th Nike BorderClash on Saturday.
In a field of the top 80 runners in all classifications from Oregon and Washington, Cantu placed 16th overall, and was the eighth Oregon runner across the line in a time of 19:03.5. She was also the top runner from the Mid-Valley area, including Salem and surroundings. The winner was Katie Thronson of Washington in a time of 18:17.1.
Cantu placed in the top 10 at the OSAA State Cross Country Meet all four years, and placed third in the meet the past two years. She has signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track at Western Oregon University.