Two girls from the San Gabriel Valley have qualified for the Kinney National High School Cross-Country Championships at 10 a.m. Saturday at Balboa Park in San Diego.
Tracey Williams from Mountain View of El Monte and Amy Dabul of Temple City qualified by finishing among the top eight at the Western regionals last week.
Williams, a sophomore, posted a time of 17:46 for 5,000 meters to finish fifth in the region and seventh nationally. Dabul, a senior, was the last of eight qualifiers from the West in 18:02.
Laurie Chapman of San Jose Gunderson, Melissa Sutton of Newbury Park and Rebecca Chamberlain of San Jose Leigh, the top three finishers in the regional, are the favorites among 32 runners.