Aaliyah Miller, a ninth-grader at McKinney Boyd, finished fifth Saturday in the UIL Region II Class 5A Girls Cross Country Meet at Vandergriff Park in Arlington.
As a result, Miller qualified for the prestigious state meet to be held next Saturday, Nov. 10, at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. The 5A girls race will begin at 9 a.m.
Miller finished with a time of 17:38.96 in Saturday's Region II meet. The winner was Karis Jochen of A&M Consolidated, who finished at 16:45.77.