PREP CROSS-COUNTRY : Brea-Olinda Boys, Girls Win Third Straight League Titles

The Brea-Olinda boys' and girls' cross-country teams each won their third consecutive Orange League title Wednesday at Craig Park.

Brea-Olinda's boys were led by Brett Saari, who finished second in 16 minutes 18 seconds. Saari was the defending league champion, but he was out-kicked in the half-mile by Valencia junior Carlos Rojas, who won in 16:13.

The Wildcats placed six runners in the top 10, and finished with 21 points. Mike Cortez, Mike Solis and Mike Case finished third, fourth and fifth.

Valencia was second with 51 points and Anaheim was third with 74, earning the league's last Southern Section berth.

Brea-Olinda, Anaheim and Valencia finished the dual-meet season with 4-1 records.

Valencia's Diana Martinez easily won the girls' race in 20:46, but Brea-Olinda's depth was the difference as the Wildcats won with 30 points.

Brea-Olinda's Mariko Tokoyoda was second in 21:21, and the Wildcats' Candy Kemp was fourth in 21:51. The Wildcats had five runners in the top 10.

After one mile, Martinez and Tokoyoda led a pack of four runners, but Martinez took the lead on a hill and quickly distanced herself from the pack.

Savanna was second with 64 points and Anaheim was third with 82.

Brea-Olinda, 10-0 overall, had a 5-0 dual-meet record.

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