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Cross Country: Meddles qualifies for nationals, signs with Azusa Pacific

Wade Meddles continues to make the most of only his second season running high school cross country.

The Sierra Lutheran senior finished runner-up Saturday in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships West Regional in Walnut, Calif.

Meddles led for much of the race until Brian Shrader of Flagstaff, Ariz., passed him in the final 200 meters. Their 5-kilometer times were 15 minutes, 25 seconds and 15:29, respectively.

Both runners advance to the national championship race Saturday at Balboa Park in San Diego. Only the top 10 competitors from each regional qualified for the national finals.

Meddles is only the second …

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