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And then there were 2 in Nyssa

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

NYSSA – Last season, Nyssa’s Olivia Page was a freshman on the Bulldog cross country team.

In her first state meet, Page cracked the top 20, finishing 16th. Although an elite runner, Page continued to run in the shadow of Nyssa’s Delia Deleon.

Fast forward one year. Deleon is now a student at Treasure Valley Community College and Page, as a sophomore, is now a team leader.

She just wishes the team was larger.

The Nyssa girls cross country team now numbers two runners. Page and fellow sophomore Noelle Acosta were the lone runners at the start line of the Bulldog’s home meet, the Nyssa Invitational on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

As the race started, Page remained in the lead pack as the race made its way through the fields surrounding Nyssa High School. As the runners made the turn back . . .