Teams from Kimball, Tracy, West and Millennium highs all traveled to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp on Saturday, Sept. 22, for the event. The invitational serves as a preview of the Sac-Joaquin Section subsection meet, which is held Nov. 3 on the same course.
Varsity girls, large schools
Kimball High’s varsity girls placed ninth out of 24 teams with a score of 242 and an average time of 24 minutes, 6 seconds on the 3-mile course.
McClatchy and Ponderosa tied for first place with scores of 118. Ponderosa’s average time was 22:21 and McClatchy’s, 22:29.
Kimball High junior Francesca Loayza (21:37) was the top local runner with a 13th-place overall finish.
Also running for Kimball were Anna Carrasco (22:58), Jemiyah Castro (24:53), Chayah Sharma (25:30) and Joanna Zhu (25:32).
Tracy High finished in 11th place with a score of 318 and an average time of 25:19, and West was 22nd with a score of 500 and an average time of 29:01.
Tracy’s runners were Ciera Soliz (22:17), Kaitlin Spencer (23:11), Kyleigh McPhillips (25:53), Ruth Alvarez (26:48) and Sylvia Guash (28:22).
West’s times were Julia Flohr (23:16), Effie Nehoran (26:34), Elise Green (29:59), Justyce Romo (30:47), Lydia Young (34:29) and Alli Weseman (36:53)
Varsity boys, large schools
Tracy High’s team finished in 17th place among 33 teams with a score of 482 and an average time of 20 minutes flat on the 3-mile course.
Manteca was first with a score of 115 and an average time of 18:11.
Tracy’s runners were Alfonso Gonzalez (19:18), Paul Gleason (19:30), Thomas Ridder (20:03), Cody Miller (20:17), Derek Paris (20:52), Chris Garcia (21:20) and Sam St. Clair (21:48).
Kimball was 20th with a score of 541 and an average time of 20:21, and West was 24th with a score of 595 and an average time of 20:38.
Kimball’s team included Kamryn Van Allen (19:15), Rigo Carrasco (19:19), Greg Dawson (20:49), Roger Gomez (20:51) and Christian Andrews (21:28).
West’s runners at Frogtown were Richard Tran (19:48), Nick Vik (19:59), Yuyavan Robles (20:38), Chandler Chen (21:13), Jacob Sale (21:30), Barak Nehoran (21:38) and Josh Sale (21:51).
Varsity boys, small schools
Millennium placed 13th out of 21 teams with a score of 412 and an average time of 22:18 on the 3-mile course.
Dixon won with a score of 69 and an average time of 18:11.
Millennium’s team included Donoban Salinas (21:07), J.T. Amador (22:01), Spencer Blackwell (22:08), Jesse Castro (22:19), Daniel Scahill (23:52), Paul Cardeas (24:22) and Jude Ocampo (26:03).
Varsity girls, small schools
Millennium had four girls in the varsity girls competition and did not record a team score.
Junior Anneliese Bradley (23:41) finished 30th overall. Millennium’s other runners at the event were Serena Cho (25:43), Prianna Patel (27:15) and Esephinia Garces (28:50).