Cross country: Drake’s Barkan on the right track

  • Amir Barkan of Drake was the first to cross the finish line after the anchor leg of the MCAL cross country relays at Stinson Beach, Calif. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.
  • (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal)Drake’s Amir Barkan comes in fourth during the MCAL cross country championships at the College of Marin Indian Valley Campus in Novato on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
  • (James Cacciatore/Marin Independent Journal)Amir Barkan (408) has emerged as one of the top runners on the Drake High cross country team.
  • Earlier in the decade, athletes like John Lawson (the 2011 Division IV cross country state champion and school record holder in the 1,600m) and Clayton Hutchins (4:13 in the 1,600m and 9:17 in the 3,200m) dominated.

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