Foot Locker regional
Nathan Weitz of Shadle Park finished second and Andrew Gardner of Mead fourth at the Foot Locker West Regional at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif., to qualify for the national championships.
Weitz finished the 5,000-meter race in 15:30, just a second behind winner Darren Fahy of Carlsbad, Calif. Andrew Gardner finished in 15:41, just behind the third-place winner with the same time.
Weitz and Gardner will race Saturday in San Diego for the national title.
The top area girls finisher was Kendra Weitz, sister of Nathan, who was 13th in 18:44. The top 10 finishers advance to the national race. Karlie Garcia of Roseville, Calif., was the winner in 17:4