Loudoun Valley Sweeps Again: PTXC 11 Recap

PTXC 11 - Boys Blue Race Recap

  • Results

Matthew Smith of Loudoun Valley earned a hard-fought victory in the Blue Race, starting off his season on the right foot. The junior went 16:33 for the win, breaking away from the pack of leaders late in the race.

Smith made his move in the final mile, opening up some good distance on him and the rest of the field. Milton Area's Tanner Walter took second, running 16:50 for an early season PR in the 5K, and asserting himself as a runner to watch in PA this season. Central Bucks East's Jack McManus was third in 16:52, Central Bucks West's Luke Cimakasky took fourth in 16:54, while CB East's Dylan Maund also ran 16:54 to place fifth.

Behind Smith's win, Loudoun Valley put 97 points on the board to take the Blue Race victory once again, beating out second place Central Bucks East, which took second with 109 points.

Hershey was third with 187 points followed by fourth place Milton Area (214 points).