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High School Roundup : Jorgensen Runs to Title in Mt. SAC Cross-Country

Kira Jorgensen of Rancho Buena Vista High School won the girls’ individual sweepstakes title at the Mt. San Antonio Invitational cross-country meet Saturday.

Jorgensen got out to a 13-second lead at the mile mark and covered the hilly 3-mile course in 17 minutes 32 seconds. Jamie Park of Santa Barbara was second in 17:48, and Suzanne Castruita of West Covina was third in 18:19.

Poway finished third in the boys’ team sweepstakes race behind Christian Brothers Academy High School of Lincroft, N.J. (about 50 miles south of New York City) and Camarillo.

Football

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Desert-Coastal League

Holtville 24, Army-Navy Academy 18--Alex Wells threw 2 touchdown passes to Jason Brown in the fourth quarter and visiting Holtville (6-0, 2-0) rallied from an 18-7 deficit after three quarters.

Army-Navy Academy (2-3, 0-2) took a 6-0 lead when Juan Munoz returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown. Rick Smith’s 85-yard interception return made 18-7 going to the fourth quarter. But Wells hit Brown scoring passes of 4 yards to make it 18-14 and 8 yards with 2:05 left to complete the comeback.

City Western League

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Kearny High School’s football team was forced to forfeit 2 earlier victories because it used an ineligible player, it was announced. Kearny victories of 35-6 over San Diego Oct. 7 and 36-6 over Clairemont Oct. 14 have been reversed. Kearny is now 2-5, 1-1 in the league.


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