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Exploring New Talents: Soccer Players Help Make History on Menlo Cross Country Team

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    A group of girls soccer players at Menlo High School is just starting their game season, but several players on the team have been warming up all school year: by running on the cross country team. They helped make history, as the first time the school qualified for the cross country state championships. (Published Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016)

    Menlo High School has qualified for its first State Cross Country Championships thanks to soccer players who recently turned into long-distance runners.

    The team, which came in 15th at the championships, is made up of six freshmen and two upperclassmen.

    "I've never run cross country, not even in middle school," freshman Cameron Boom said. "I really ended up enjoying it so much. It's been so beneficial for soccer."

    Senior Eliza Crowder said she was so thankful to be able to run on a full team this year thanks to the soccer players and everyone contributed to getting the team to where they are today.

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