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Catching Up With Cross Country: Rain Can’t Stop San Eli, Americas, Franklin or Eastwood

Eight district cross country championship were up for grabs on a wet, muddy hilly course at the Chamizal National Memorial Park on Friday.

On this dreary morning, just right for a cross country meet, three runners –  Hanks sophomore Michael Abeyta and the Coronado duo of junior Nick Gonzalez and senior Liam Walsh – finished with sub 16-minute 5K times.

The San Eizario boys finished with a perfect score of 15 to capture their fifth consecutive district championship; the Americas boys and the Franklin girls won district titles for the first time since 2005 and the Eastwood boys won its eighth straight district championship.

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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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Catching Up with Cross Country: Franklin, Eastwood Win at Canutillo Invitational

The second week of the 2018 high school cross country season was highlighted by Franklin High School’s girls team which continues to gain confidence with each race.

The Cougars won their second team championship Saturday morning, taking the title at the Canutillo ISD Invitational.

Franklin’s top five finished 1-2-18-21 and 27 for 55 points and Eastwood’s five finished 4-5-6-22 and 30 for 57 points. Eastlake was third with 73 points, followed by Americas (99) and Montwood (136).

Sophomore Eva Jess was the overall winner crossing the finish line in 18:49.08 followed by Franklin teammate Amalia Dorion (19:29.21), Eastlake senior Aeriel Garcia (19:35.60) and a trio of Eastwood runners – Lauren Walls (19:42.68; 5), Eileen McLain, (19:56.7) and Meadow Ortiz (20:09.16) finished 4-5-6.

On the boys side, Eastwood, a bronze medalist at last year’s Class 6A UIL State Cross Country Championship,  began its quest for another state medal, this time at the Class 5A level,  with a dominating 3-4-6-7-9 performance scoring 24 points. Americas was second with 75 followed by Franklin (140), Eastlake (142) and Chapin (145). The Troopers one through five runners had an impressive 9 second gap.

Cathedral senior Brandon Seagreaves, two-time defending TAPPS, Division 6A state champion, won the individual title in a time of 16:03.85.

Hanks Junior Roger Rivera, who won last week’s Run to Midnight, was second in 16:06.66, followed by Eastwood’s Elias Perez (16:10.08) and Sergio Leon Cuartas (16:13.02) and Coronado’s Nick Gonzalez (16:14.30).


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