Cross Country places at Pine Tree


Erik Padron, Sports Editor

The Cross Country team competed at the Pine Tree Tournament on Friday, Sept 18th against surrounding East Texas schools under the direction of Coach Steele and Coach Guajardo.

Angelina Acosta, Shelby Gilleland, Kimberly Vazquez, Brendaly Velasquez, Isabella Brown, and Shania Miller ran two miles before the boys team competed. Isaac Ortiz, Edgar Gutierrez, Nicolas Galindez, David Ortiz, Miguel Brown, Armando Lugo, and Luis Munez ran three miles.

Varsity runner Acosta placed 27th in this tournament after being a Regional Qualifier in the 2019 fall season. Munez, who is a senior, ran his three miles in 18 minutes.

“I enjoy running and spending time with my team,” said Acosta.

The Cross Country team will run in the meet on Thursday, Sept. 24 which will be held in Bullard.