The Saratoga Springs girls’ team and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys’ team will compete Saturday at the Nike Cross Nationals at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Oregon.
Both teams placed second at the Nike Cross New York Regional Championships last Saturday at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls to secure their spots. Sophomore Ella Kurto of Saratoga Springs placed sixth, as did Burnt Hills sophomore Ryan Allison.
Saratoga (running as Kinetic) will be making its 14th national appearance and third in a row after placing sixth in 2018. Burnt Hills (running as Deluge) will be making its third national appearance and second in a row after placing 14th in 2018.
La Salle sophomore Gitch Hayes placed eighth at the regional qualifier and will be among the individual competitors at the national event.