Passing the torch

Freshman Grant Bartlett reflects on winning State Championship, senior Jarom Herring offers advice


November 6, 2019

Dana Davis

From left, Kaitlynn Campbell, Grant Bartlett, Joey Gonzales, Jarom Herring, Grady Bartlett, Kelton Johnson, Brayden Barkhurst and Calvin Condict stand in front of students, family and staff as part of an assembly to celebrate the cross country team on Oct. 31.

For several years, the Saratoga Panthers Cross Country team has incorporated runners throughout Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2), most notably students from Encampment, 20 miles south of Saratoga. In the past four years, the combined efforts of the long distance runners have seen the 2A Boys Cross Country team bring home the State Championship for three years with the last two years being back-to-back victories.

When the State Championship was won in 2016, Reid Schroeder come home as the individual champion. The Panthers ended their 2017 season as the state runner-ups, but with J...

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