Men’s team left to right- David Ceballos, Bradley Makuvire, Dennis Kiptoo, Elias Loriposa, Gideon Cheplak, Matt Lindsay and Donald Hodgson (missing Eddie Gallegos) | Photo courtesy EPCC
The El Paso Community College men’s cross-country team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region V Cross Country Championship.
Tejano runner Gideon Cheplak triumphed in the men’s 8K races. Everlyn Kemboi led the Tejanas with a 3rd place finish.
This is the 2nd year in a row the men have won the Region V race.
Up next for the EPCC Cross Country teams is the NJCAA National Championship on November 9 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The season culminates with the Half Marathon Championships on November 23 at Ascarate Park in El Paso