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FOOT LOCKER CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS SOUTH REGIONAL WINNERS

 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Hauser of Kingwood, Texas, and Jackie Kerr of Reston, Va., were the top winners in the 15th annual Foot Locker Cross County Championships south regional.
 The top eight boys and the top eight girls qualified to compete against runners from three other regional meets in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals at San Diego's Balboa Park, Saturday, Dec. 11.
 Hauser, a junior at Kingwood High School, outraced his twin brother Brent Hauser to finish in 15:44.7. Brent's time was 15:47.9. Third went to Jim Colling of Herndon, Va., in 15:48.5
 Kerr, a freshman at Jefferson High School, won in a time of 18:14.2 Ramona Saridakis of West Palm Beach, Fla., was second in 18:19.3. Lisa Weltzer of New Braunfels, Texas, was third in 18:26.5.
 Texas was the team winner in the boys race with Virginia second. Virginia was the girls winner with Texas second.
 The runners ran though a sloppy course as heavy rain fell throughout the day.
 More than 1,200 high school runners competed in the six five- kilometer races at Mecklenburg County's McAlpine Greenway Park.
 The Foot Locker Cross County Championships is the first national championship in high school sports. The event, formerly titled the Kinney Cross Country Championships, is now in its 15th year.
 Highlights of the event are being shown on ESPN's SSA on Dec. 20 at 3 p.m. EST.
 Boy's Top 25 - Foot Locker Cross Country Championships South Regional.
 1) Brad Hauser, Kingwood, Texas, 15:44.7; 2)Brent Hauser, Kingwood, Texas, 15:47.9; 3) Jim Colling, Herndon, Va., 15:48.5; 4) Brian Good, Pensacola, Fla., 15:49.0; 5) Adam Dailey, Austin, Texas, 15:49.5; 6) Lewis Jones, Kingwood, Texas, 15:50.8; 7) Howard Townsend, Yorktown, Va., 15:55.0; 8) Thomas Murley, Elizabethtown, Ky., 15:55.8; 9) Michael Burns, Woodlands, Texas, 15:59.9; 10)Joey Farlow, Greensboro, N.C., 16:04.5; Nick Valenti, Newport News, Va., 16:09.7; 12) Stephen Smeyak, Gainesville, Fla., 16:10.0; 13) Jesse Galvan, Houston, Texas, 16:10.5; 14) Robbie Pearce, Springfield, Va., 16:11.6; 15) Houston Barber, Frankfort, Ky., 16:12.0; 16) John Huge, Franklin, N.C., 16:12.4; 17) John Williamson, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 16:13.3; 18) Justin Niedzialek, Charlotte, N.C., 16:13.7; 19) Charles Moore, Owensboro, Ky., 16:14.3; 20) Jake Doutt, Kingsport, Tenn., 16:14.9; 21) Mohammed Musse, Annandale, Va., 16:15.8; 22) Frank Porreco, Hewitt, Texas, 16:16.2; 23) Anthony Lane, Phenix City, Ala., 16:17.1; 24) Feb Boswell, Holly Springs, Tenn., 16:18.0; 25) Brendan Rodgers, Fairfax, Va., 16:18.9.
 Girl's Top 25 - Foot Locker Cross Country Championships South Regional.
 1) Jackie Kerr, Reston, Va., 18:14.2; 2) Ramona Saridakis, West Palm Beach, Fla., 18:19.9; 3) Lisa Weltzer, New Braunfels, Texas, 18:24.5; 4) Jessica Heiner, Clifton, Va., 18:31.0; 5) Brianne Harrington, St. Petersburg, Fla., 18:34.8; 6) Rebecca Nugent, Lubbock, Texas, 18:44.9; 7) Katherine Helland, Burke, Va., 18:49.5; 8) Jennifer Meador, Mechanicsville, Va., 18:50.7; 9) Amanda Buell, Fairfax, Va., 18:51.6; 10) Patricia Nervo, Salem, Va., 18:56.1; 11) Lindley Harrison, Memphis, Tenn., 18:57.5; 12) Margie Stanmeyer, Great Falls, Va., 18:58.5; 13) Katie Lunn, Doltewah, Tenn., 19:00.5; 14) Erin Fleming, Anderson, S.C., 19.02.0; 15) Kate Jenkins, Woodbridge, Va., 19:05.8; 16) Jennifer Pohlig, Draper, Va., 19:08.3; 17) Heather Murray, Alexandria, Va., 19:09.3; 18) Misty Dickerson, Grapevine, Texas, 19:09.8; 19) Heather Costello, Chesterfield, Va., 19:10.5; 20) Gina Bawden, Brooksville, Fla., 19:11.4; 21) Michelle Segui, Fairfax, Va., 19:14.1; 22) Lynn Kepper, Gainesville, Ga., 19:15.4; 23) Tracey Livengood, Richmond, Va., 19:16.5; 24) Frances Warner, Fort Bragg, N.C., 19:19.2; 25) Emily Campbell, Johnson City, Tenn., 19:21.9
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