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Sayers 4th with second PR as Huskies hit hills at Silver Falls


September 20, 2017

Last summer, when his classmates were sleeping in, Tanner Sayers was putting in the miles.

Now it’s paying off for the Sweet Home junior, who has lowered his personal-best 5K time by more than a minute in his first two cross-country races this year.

At the Silver Falls Oktoberfest Invitational Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Silver Falls State Park, Sayers finished fourth in a field of 178 runners in 16:43.4, chopping nearly 30 more seconds off the PR he established the week before in the Huskies’ opener at Cascade.

“It’s just hard work for him,” said former Sweet Home coach Billy Sno...

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