Thirty Five Skins Run Best Times at Newton
KSCB News - October 7, 2013 6:51 am
The Redskin cross country runners traveled to
The first race of the day was the C team boy’s race. The Redskins had 11 runners in the race. Junior Edwin Pineda was the only one to medal for the Redskins. Pineda placed 12th with a time of for the 5K course. The boys C team placed 4th with 100 points.
The J.V. girls were the second race of the morning. The Lady Skins also had 11 competitors in the race. Freshman Yanelly Jurado brought home the only medal with her 17th place finish. Jurado ran the 4K course in . The J.V. girls placed 5th with 139 points.
The J.V. boys had 7 runners, with the sophomore duo of Alex Chance and Ryan Doll placing 8th and 9th. Chance completed the course in , while Doll was right on his heels at . The J.V. boys placed 6th with 129 points.
The varsity girls were led by senior Mercy Perez. Perez placed 18th and completed the course in . Perez was followed closely by freshman teammate Camryn Slatten. Slatten completed the course in , good enough for 22nd place. Slatten cut her previous best time by 50 seconds. She now sits 3rd on the top ten list at
The boy’s varsity race was the last race of the day. Senior Sammy Obando set the pace for the race as he led most of the last mile. Obando was caught right at the line to finish in 2nd place. Obando shaved 9 seconds off his best time, crossing the line in . Obando’s time puts him as the 4th fastest at LHS since 2008. Junior Obed Quintana moved up on the list as well. Obando placed 4th in the meet with a time of . Quintana now sits in 6th on LHS’s all time list. The third runner for the Redskins was junior Luis Medina. Medina ran a 17:30, good enough for 23rd place. Senior Erving Altamirano placed 29th for the Redskins with a time of . The fifth runner for the Redskins was sophomore Emilio Tovilla. Tovilla placed 38th in . Tovilla was followed closely by his sophomore classmate Greg McClurg. McClurg crossed the line in as the 40th runner. Freshman Edgar Moreno rounded out the varsity seven with a time of , putting
Overall the Redskins had 35 competitors run their season best times Saturday. The Redskin varsity teams will be off this week and will not compete again until October 17th at the