Local cross-country, tennis teams start seasons

Los Altos High cross country
Malcolm Slaney/Special to the Town Crier
The cross-country season began Saturday with host Los Altos facing Mountain View. In the boys race, above, Mountain View’s Ethan Stone, from left, and Nicholas Trepanier run at the front of the pack against Los Altos brothers Niels and Hans Holst.

Despite the absence of their top runner, the Los Altos High girls placed first at Saturday’s season-opening cross-country meet, while the shorthanded boys squad came in fourth among the 13 Santa Clara Valley Athletic League schools participating.

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SF grad Habibi-Likio chooses Boise State

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