Cross Country: Kinnick, Yokota win school titles

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Siblings Jarod and Emily Swain pass the baton during Thursday's team relay phase of the Far East cross country meet. Swain and Swain finished first and Yokota swept all three team titles to win the overall school banner for the second straight year. (DEANGELO GALANG/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Siblings Jarod and Emily Swain pass the baton during Thursday's team relay phase of the Far East cross country meet. Swain and Swain finished first and Yokota swept all three team titles to win the overall school banner for the second straight year. (DEANGELO GALANG/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Cross Country: Kinnick, Yokota win school titles

by: Stars and Stripes | .
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published: October 27, 2017

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan – Luke Voth confessed to mixed feelings about his Nile C. Kinnick cross country team retaining its Far East Division I overall school banner.

“I’m going to miss them,” the Red Devils’ longtime coach said about losing what he calls his “big three” girls runners, seniors Erin Stonebarger and Taryn Cates-Beier to graduation and sophomore Rissa Eilmes to transfer.

The three helped Kinnick finish first in the Day 2 team-relay standings, which gave the Red Devils their second straight D-I school banner for the second time in a span of 10 years. Cates-Beier led the way following her individual 3.12-mile race victory on Wednesday.

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