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Ed Sias Invitational draws top runners

The 28th annual Ed Sias Invitational cross country race invaded Hidden Valley Park in Martinez on Sept. 8, with many of the region's top runners squaring off in large and small school races. In boys competition, De La Salle fared well, with Luke Williams placing first in the large school race to lead the Spartans to a second-place finish. On the girls side, College Park placed fourth in the large school race to lead local schools.