Former Falcons flying high

GLENDALE — Nathan Sellers (Crescenta Valley

Erik Kleinsasser (Crescenta Valley, 200?) Occidental College junior cross-country runner: Kleinsasser's decorated career got a bit more decorated as he became an All-West Region selection after taking fifth on Saturday in Oregon at the Division III West Regionals 8,000-meters race.

Rachel Lange (Crescenta Valley, 200?) Brigham Young University junior cross-country runner: One of Crescenta Valley's most heralded runners, Lange concluded her season along with the Cougars on Saturday at the Mountain Region Championships.

Lange was the Cougars' No. 5 runner on the day, finishing 48th in 21:58.7. BYU's womens' team was fourth in the meet.

Lange's best finish of the season came in BYU's first meet, the BYU Autumn Classic where she took fifth in 17:20.3.

Frances Boukidis (Crescenta Valley, 2010) Northern Illinois freshman soccer player: Last season's Pacific League Player of the Year and an All-Area and All-CIF standout, Boukidis recently wrapped up her first season as a Husky.

Boukidis played in all 18 of her team's games, starting in 12 and notching two goals and an assist.

Northern Illinois finished the season at 9-8-1 overall and 5-5-1 in the Mid American Conference. The season came to a close on Oct. 31 when the Huskies lost to MAC co-champion Central Michigan, 2-1, in the conference tournament's first round.

Amir Moore (St. Francis, 200?) Guiloford College sophomore soccer: Moore recently concluded his second collegiate soccer season, playing in 13 of his team's 19 games, starting twice and scoring two goals.

His first goal of the season came in Guilford's 3-1 victory against Washington and Lee University on Oct. 2. He also scored the game-winner in a 2-1 win over Hampden-Sydney College on Oct. 13.

The Quakers finished the season at 10-6-3 and 6-3-1 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Guilford posted its most successful season since 2003 in terms of victories.

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