Kimball High competed at the Valley Oak League on Wednesday at Tuolumne Regional Park in Modesto. Next up will be the Sac-Joaquin Section sub-section meet on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Frogtown in Angels Camp.
Kimball’s Francesca Loayza is the VOL’s individual league champion with her first place time, and new school record, of 19:47 on the 5K course. She led her team to a second-place finish in the VOL.
The team from Sierra High took first place with a score of 29 and an average time of 21:26. Kimball had a score of 60 and an average time of 22:02. Scores for other teams were: Manteca 71, East Union 81, Lathrop 134, and Oakdale 163.
Kimball’s team also included: Chayah Sharma 21:32, Anna Carrasco 22:16, Lizzy Dawson 22:40, Taylah Nusser 23:53, Jemi Castro 24:25, and Joanna Zhu 24:56.
Kimball’s Mario Perez placed seventh overall with a time of 17:26 on the 5K course. The boys team placed fifth overall. Manteca was first with a score of 35 and an average time of 17:33. Other team scores were: Sierra 49, Sonora 63, Oakdale 117, Kimball 124, and East Union 166.
Other Kimball runners were: Rigo Carrasco 19:34, Jeremy Thompson 20:21, Laurence Paulite 20:55, Christian Andrews 21:20, Joseph Kost 24:09, and Khairi Carter 24:18.
Kimball placed second as a team in the freshman-sophomore boys division. Kimball’s Kamryn Van Allen placed second overall with a time of 11:31, which is a new school record for the 2-mile course.
Sierra placed first as a team with a score of 27 and an average time of 11:55. Kimball had a score of 55 and an average time of 12:27. Other scores were: Weston Ranch 64, Oakdale 77, and Manteca 118.
Other members of Kimball’s team were: Roger Gomez 12:00, Greg Dawson 12:34, Giovanni Miranda 13:00, Fernando Carrasco 13:09, Taylor Bosch 13:18, Simirjit Singh 13:26, and Jordan Kost 13:32.
Kimball High’s Kayla Franklin placed second overall with a time of 14:24 on the 2-mile course, which is her new personal record. Kimball did not have a full team, and only the only schools to log team scores were Manteca 24, and Oakdale 31.
Kimball’s other runners were Sabrina Kay 17:08, and Allison Corliss 18:01.
Junior varsity girls
Kimball’s only runner to compete as junior varsity was Vanessa Rushing, with finished with a time of 30:30 on the 5K course.
Runners from Kimball and Millennium high school cross-country teams competed at the Eagle Invitational on Friday at Lodi Lake. Kimball had full teams for the sophomore boys and the varsity boys and varsity girls events, and Millennium entered its runners as individuals.
The team from Damonte Ranch placed first out fo seven teams with an average time of 20:58 on the 5K course. Kimball placed fifth with an average time of 22:23, and Kimball’s Francesca Loayza was fourth overall with a time of 19:59. Other Kimball runners were: Chayah Sharma 21:09, Anna Carrasco 22:12, Taylah Nusser 24:03, Jemiyah Castro 24:28, Joanna Zhu 25:06, and Vanessa Rushing 29:45.
Millennium’s runners were Sarah Diaz 25:04, and Marissa Walten 34:11.
Lincoln’s team finished first out of 19 teams with an average time of 16:47 on the 5K course. Kimball finished eighth with an average time of 18:38, and the Jaguars’ Mario Perez was eighth place as an individual with a time of 16:52. Other times for Kimball’s team were: Eduardo Calderon 18:05, Rigo Carrasco 18:57, Kamryn Van Allen 18:59, Jeremy Thompson 20:15, Laurence Paulite 21:05, and Christian Andrews 21:10.
Also competing were Joseph Kost, Kimball, 23:08, and Jonas Viernes, Millennium, 24:24.
Lincoln placed first out of seven teams with an average time of 11:26 on the 2-mile course. Kimball’s team was seventh with an average time of 12:48. Kimball’s runners were: Roger Gomez 11:46, Giovanni Miranda 12:32, Fernando Carrasco 12:43, Jordan Kost 13:21, Taylor Bosch 13:37, and Simarjit Singh 13:37.
Millennium runners in the sophomore division were: Spencer Blackwell 12:09, Jesse Castro 12:17, Paul Cardeas 13:24, and Billy Braten 13:49.
Millennium’s Anneliese Bradley placed fourth with a time of 12:57 on the 2-mile course. Top time was 12:08. Kimball runners were Kayla Franklin 14:23, Sabrina Kay 17:46 8:53, and Allison Corliss 18:54.
Millennium’s Serena Cho, 15:28, and Renee Cifra 15:32 placed 22nd and 23rd on the 2-mile course. Top time was 12:33.
Justin McKee of Millennium placed 16th out of 80 runners with a time of 12:00, compared to the first-place time of 10:58. Also running for Millennium was Donoban Salinas, 13:38.