Desert Vista’s Dani Jones Named Runner of the Year
Desert Vista High School senior Dani Jones was recently named the Gatorade Girls Cross County Runner of the Year—for the second consecutive year.
According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jones raced to the Division I individual state championship this past season, setting a course record time of 17.26 and landing her team the state title. She also placed third at the Nike Cross Country Nationals Final, and was also a runner-up at a handful of other meets.
Jones, who also boasts a 3.71 GPA, will go to Colorado next year on a scholarship, the Ahwatukee Foothills Hills News reported.
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