Kendall Kramer is the back to back champion for high school cross country

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The high school cross country state championships occurred over the weekend, resulting in Kendall Kramer once again claiming the crown in the Division I girls' race.
Kramer claimed first among the 4A racers, with a dominating 17 minutes and 51.1 seconds for the West Valley Wolfpack.
She beat out Juneau's Sadie Tuckwood for the 27 seconds victory.
Then third went to Emily Walsh of Eagle River.
For the rest of the Interior teams, West Valley claimed third with a team score of 95 and Lathrop finished in 10th with 268 points.
The Malemutes best finisher was Abigail Haas at 47th.
Then in the DII girls' race, Jaycie Calvert took first for the Kenai Central Kardinals.
Autumn Daigle got second for Homer, while Katie Bast of the Monroe Catholic Rams grabbed the bronze with a run of 19 minutes and 51 seconds.
The Rams as a team finished in fourth with a team score of 121.
Jolie Lucas grabbed 46th for the Eielson Ravens, while Jasmine Lake finished 20th for the Nenana Lynx.
Kramer spoke after the race in Anchorage.
"It's really awesome because the competitive field in Alaska is growing so much originally between the leader, like Sadie beat me my freshman year and I was way behind her and the next people were like 40 seconds behind me. So now it's so much closer and we are actually getting competitive and having comparable times to the Lower 48 so that's just I'm really proud to stay on top even though it's being so competitive. I really take pride in it because it means my hard work is paying off and it's all I can ask for all of the sacrifice and time I have put into my sports," said Kramer.
The Division I race for the boys was tough for the Interior teams, as the top competitor was Daniel Bausch for the Chugiak Mustangs.
Santiago Prosser grabbed the silver for the Dimond Lynx, while Alexander Maurer finished in third for the Service Cougars.
Jack Cater for the West Valley Wolfpack finished in 12th with a time of 16 minutes and 46 seconds.
West Valley as a team finished in fourth with a score of 100 points.
Lathrop was in 10th with 274.
The Mutes' top finisher was Baird Reynolds at 42nd at 17 minutes and 29 seconds.
For the DII boys races, Tristian Merchant of Anchorage Christian claimed first, while Gabe Martin and Luke Fritzel got second and third for the Grace Christian Grizzlies.
The Monroe Catholic Rams as a team finished in eighth with 217 points.
Landon Nicholson was the top competitor for the Rams, getting in at 18 minutes and 11 seconds.
Zach Lucas finished in 86th for the Eielson Ravens.