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Silver, Altick "Athletes of the Week"

Staff reports

Truckee High’s Micah Silver and North Tahoe’s Erin Altick are the Sierra Sun’s “Athletes of the Week” from Oct. 23-28.

– Silver, a sophomore on the Truckee boys cross country team, finished second in the Northern 3A Regional Cross Country Championships at San Rafael Park on Thursday. The sophomore ran the hilly 5,000-meter course in 17:38, just four seconds behind first-place finisher Matt Pike of Lowry. Silver also helped lead his Truckee boys team to a second-place finish overall and an invitation to compete in the NIAA State Championship in Boulder City on Saturday.

– Altick, a senior on the North Tahoe girls cross country team, placed third at the Northern 3A Regional Cross Country Championships at San Rafael Park on Thursday. Running a time of 22:46, Altick helped lead the Laker girls to a second-place finish overall and a chance to run in the NIAA State Championship in Boulder City on Saturday. Altick placed third at State in 2004 and 2005 and was fourth in 2003.