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Home | Sports | High School | Catching Up with Cross Country: Troopers Sweep at Del Valle, New Power Rankings Announced
The third cross country meet of the season took El Paso finest runners to the canals of Del Valle High School. | Photo courtesy El Paso Running

Catching Up with Cross Country: Troopers Sweep at Del Valle, New Power Rankings Announced

The Eastwood Troopers swept the team titles while a pair of familar runners took individual honors at Saturday’s Rudolfo “Rudy” Alvarez Invitational at Del Valle High School.

Franklin’s Eva Jess won the girl’s race in 18:44.37 and Hanks junior Michael Abeyta won the boy’s portion in 15:58.41 in his first race of the season.

For the second consecutive week, the Eastwood boy’s ran well as pack with two runners in the top five and five in the top ten for 30 points, well ahead of second place Hanks (92), Coronado (93), Franklin (106) and  Chapin (114).

The Eastwood girl’s avenged last week’s setback winning the meet with 31 points followed by Franklin (42),  Coronado (64), Hanks (114) and Bel Air (120).

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For complete coverage of the meet log, as well as this week’s Power Rankings, top 10 teams, top 25 times and more, log on to elpasorunning.com, follow them on Twitter @eprunning or visit their Facebook page.

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