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Christoval and Mason win regional titles in women’s cross country

Christoval and Mason high schools won the regional women’s cross country championships on Monday.

Christoval won his second straight Regional Championship at the Region I-2A meet at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock.

The Mason girls won first prize this year at the Region IV-2A meet in Corpus Christi after finishing second last year.

The top four teams in each UIL ranking from four regional meets will qualify for the UIL State Cross Country Championships on 4-5 November at Round Rock.

For athletes who compete without the five required to make a team, advancement to the state is possible by finishing in the Top 10 of people who are not already part of an advancing team.

In the Class 2A competition in Lubbock, Eldorado’s Jessica Garcia, Sterling City’s Molly McPherson, Reagan County’s Julian Rodriguez and Ozona’s Corey Ybarra all won a ticket to the state meet with a berth in the Top 10.

Other individual state qualifiers include Jacob Ramirez of Coleman and Jaxson Garcia of Miles.

In Corpus Christi, Harper’s Peyton Cox and Junction’s Calixto Valencia earned in-state trips.

The Christoval High School women's cross country team poses with their I-2A Region Championship trophy Monday, Oct. 24, 2022 in Lubbock.

The Christoval girls scored 85 points to win the title against Gruver, who had 130. There are at least five members in each team and the match is scored by adding up the finishing place of each rider on the team. The team with the lowest total is the winner.

A sophomore trio finished 11e12e and 13erespectively facing a field of 164 starters to lead the girls of Christoval.

Presley Polk was 11 years olde with a time of 13 minutes, 17.1 seconds over the two-mile course. Kenadee Millican was 12 years olde in 13:18.5 when Madyson George was 13 years olde at 13:24.7.

Junior Savannah Wood finished in 21st place with a time of 13:43.5 while rookie Khloe Bolander finished 28th overall with a time of 13:53.0. Sadie Clark, a senior, and Sophie Nemec, a rookie, were 40th and 43rd respectively to complete Lady Cougar’s team.

In the 2A boys race, Rodriguez of Reagan County clocked 17:25.8 over a three-mile course to finish in fourth place. Ybarra of Ozona was seventh in 17:40.7.

Also in the Boys 2A race, Ramirez de Coleman finished 11th overall in 17:52.7 while Garcia de Miles finished 16th in 18:20.5.

In the women’s 2A race, Garcia of Eldorado was fourth in 12:53.4 while McPherson of Sterling City was 10th in 13:13.8.

In the Class 6A girls race, Emma George of San Angelo Central finished 57th in a time of 20:00.8 over three miles. Classes 6A and 5A compete over three miles as opposed to the two mile course for girls in classes 4A and below.

The Central girls finished 21st overall in the team standings. Naomi Bagant, Hanna Zwiebel, Harper Hansen, Hannah Bagant, Madison Johnson and Presley Eubank rounded out the Lady Cats squad.

For the Central boys, Angel Rodriguez and Chris Banks were individual qualifiers competing at the regional level. Rodriguez clocked 16:45.2 over three miles to finish 53rd while Banks was 93rd in 17:20.3 for 93rd.

In the Class 4A competition, San Angelo Lake View was represented by Sterling Gray and Justin Vasquez as individuals. Gray finished 81st in 18:31.5 over three miles. Vasquez was 116th.

The Lake View girls finished 21st in the team standings. Jaylen Cuellar was the top finisher, taking 90th place in 14:28.5 over two miles. The rest of the team consisted of Maria Segura, Rickquael Bohannon, Alyssa Delacruz, Yelena Sanchez, Andrew Lopez and Faith Miller.

Members of the Mason High School team pose with their trophy during the Region I-2A Girls' Cross Country Meet Monday, Oct. 24, 2022 in Corpus Christi.

Mason’s Kinsley Jordan and Emma McCrea finished 18th and 19th respectively in the Region IV Race 2A at Corpus Christi. Jordan clocked 13:41.40 while McCrea clocked 13:43.84.

Mason scored 87 points to hold off Goldthwaite (99) for the girls’ tag team title.

The Cowgirl team also included Gracie Lehmberg, who finished 22nd in 13:49.54 and Isabel Callejas, who clocked 14:00.85 to finish 27th. Kamryn Loeffler was 35th in 14:15.10, Hannah McFarland was 37th in 14:18.59. Landry Lawler completed the Mason team.

Cox clocked 13:35.93 to finish 16th and earned the right to represent the Harper girls at state.

Valence de Junction finished 17th in the Boys 2A division with a time of 19:30.00 over the three-mile course.

Reagan County's Julian Rodriguez competes in the Region I-2A Cross Country Meet Monday, October 24, 2022 at Mae Simmons Park.

Monday Area Cross Country

Class 2A, 4A and 6A at Mae Simmons Park

The top four teams and the top 10 individuals who are not yet part of the progressing teams will qualify for the UIL State Cross Country Championships on November 4-5 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock

CLASS 2A

Girls’ team scores — 1. Christoval, 85; 2. Gruver, 130; 3. Panhandle, 132; 4. New Deal, 135; 5. Clarendon, 148; 6. Wink, 169; 7. Farwell, 193; 8. Roscoe College, 197; 9. Sunset, 220; 10. Plains, 233.

Girls Top 10 Individuals — 1. Analley Moreno, Plains, 12 minutes, 34.00 seconds; 2. Isabella Jaime, Farwell, 12:41.20; 3. Kiley Barrera, Plains, 12:51.90; 4. Jessica Garcia, El Dorado, 12:53.40; 5. Brenna Butler, Gruver, 12;59.10; 6. Madison Nunes, New Deal, 12:59.60; 7. Tabor Christanelli, Quanah, 13:05.30; 8. Miranda Sosa, New Deal, 13:09.90; 9. Autumn Smith, Wink, 13:11.60; 10. Molly McPherson, Sterling City, 13:13.80.

Boys team scores – 1. Plains, 47; 2. Sunset, 133; 3. New Deal, 136; 4. Booker, 166; 5. Christoval, 175; 6.Quana, 177; 7. Gruver, 186; 8.El Dorado, 235; 9. Fort Hancock, 313; 10. Sunbeam, 317.

Top 10 Individual Boys – 1. Sawyer Hamilton, Plains, 16:54.80; 2. Jhoan Menjivar, Plains, 17:10.00; 3. Jeremiah Gonzales, Plains, 17:22.50; 4. Julian Rodriguez, Reagan County, 17:25.80; 5. Ryder Robison, Memphis, 17.27.90; 6. Adrian Rosales, Booker, 5:40 p.m.; 7. Corey Ybarra, Ozona, 17:40.70; 8. Micah Zapata, Smyer, 17:46.10; 9. Jackson Martinez, New Home, 17:46.40; 10. Dwight Donjuan, Quanah, 17:48.00.

CLASS 4A

Girls’ team scores — 1. Dumas, 63; 2. Randal, 67; 3. Canyon, 75; 4. Sanger 79; 5. Bridgeport, 229; 6. André, 234 years old; 7. Glen Rose, 242; 8. Brownwood, 264; 9. San Elizario, 272; 10. Decatur, 274.

Girls Top 10 Individuals — 1. Avery Brown, Canyon, 11:43.10; 2. Abree Winfrey, Canyon, 11:57.40; 3. Macy Cogburn, Sanger, 11:59.50; 4. Sierra Sanchez, Randall, 12:07.40; 5. Hailey Robertson, Randall, 12:10.80; 6. Sarai Chávez, Dumas, 12:15.50; 7. Erin Goodfriend, Sanger, 12:20.10; 8. Sadie Sanchez, Randall, 12:21.70; 9. Mia Lujan Dumas, 12:23.40; 10. Yahaira Lujan, Dumas, 12:25.90.

Boys team scores – 1. Canyon, 24; 2. Big Spring, 71; 3. San Elizario, 73; 4. Sanger, 107; 5. Dumas, 169; 6. Andrews, 224; 7. Canyon, 250; 8. Fort Stockton, 304; 9. Etienneville, 328; 10.Springtown, 335.

Top 10 Individual Boys – 1. Christopher Moreno, San Elizario, 15:37.10; 2. Alex Niemiec, Canyon, 15:37.60; 3. Lewter Lathan, Canyon, 3:43 p.m.; 4. Triston Cano, Canyon, 15:44.20; 5. Omar Cruz, Sanger, 15:59.50; 6. Julian Guerra, San Elizario, 16:01.60; 7. Ryan Fernandez, Canyon, 4:22.50; 8. Anthony Stuart, Canyon, 16:11.60; 9. Adrian Solis, Big Spring, 16:30.50; 10. Isaac Gonzales, Big Spring, 16:31.20.

CLASS 6A

Girls’ team scores – 1. Lewisville Flower Mound, 55; 2. Southlake Carroll, 56; 3. El Paso Franklin, 153; 4. West Plan, 166; 5. Dallas Highland Park, 167; 6. Prosper, 187; 7. Northwest Nelson, 243; 8. Fort Worth Boswell, 262; 9. El Paso Eastwood, 280; 10. Prosper Rock Hill, 291.

Girls Top 10 Individuals — 1. Samantha Humphries, Flower Mound, 17:19.40; 2. Ava Bushaw, Carroll, 5:25 p.m.; 3. Alexandra Fox, Flower Mound, 17:25.50; 4. Macy Wingard, Denton Braswell, 17:46.80; 5. Haley Harper, Plano West, 5:49.60; 6. Nicole Humphries, Flower Mound, 17:50.60; 7. Shewaye Johnson, Prosper, 17:59.80; 8 Sylvia Schwedler, Carroll, 18:06.30; 9. Audre Dunn, Carroll, 18:15.20; 10. Charis Whittington, Richardson Pearce, 18:32.20.

Boys team scores — 1. Southlake Carroll, 25; 2.Copell, 101; 3. Prosper, 122; 4. El Paso Franklin, 124; 5. McKinney Boyd, 198; 6. El Paso Coronado, 217; Lewisville Flower Mound, 225; 8. El Paso Eastwood, 232; 9.Keller, 262; 10. Arlington Houston, 296.

Top 10 Individual Boys — 1. Luis Pastor, Coronado, 15:09.70; 2. Logan Cantu, Carroll, 15:21.80; 3. Omer Ibrahim, Pebble Hills, 15:23.20; 4. Jack Johnston, Prosper, 15:25.30; 5. Black Bullard, Carroll, 15:38.40; 6. Jude Alvarez, Carroll, 15:39.90; 7. Robert Freeman, Carroll, 15:42.60; 8. Andrew Mullen, Coppell, 15:45.50; 9. Caden Leonard, Carroll, 15:47.00; 10. Matthew Engle, Franklin, 15:48.40.