Track and Field

Karena Garcia takes 6th at Mt Carmel Cross Country Invite


Mt Carmel Cross Country Invite

Saturday, Sept. 19: San Diego

Flowing Wells standout Karena Garcia took sixth in the Junior division at the Mt Carmel Cross Country Invite Saturday in San Diego. Her time of 16:49.1 also put her in the top 20 regardless of classification.

Top Southern Arizona Finishers

Senior Boys (2.95 Mile)
19: Empire, Caleb Dusek (16:38.7)
24: Ironwood Ridge, Tyler Peterson (16:48.4)
32: Salpointe, Joseph Crunkleton Wilson (17:19.0)

Senior Girls (2.7 Mile)
12: Ironwood Ridge, Kaeli Otto (17:34.2)
27: Salpointe, Tommi Mendoza (18:26.8)
35: Empire, Kylie McGinnis (18:34.8)

Junior Boys (2.95 Mile)
14: Flowing Wells, Morgan Risch (17:05.4)
21: Mountain View, Alex Ramirez (17:29.2)
23: Salpointe, Joseph McCloskey (17:33.6)

Junior Girls (2.7 Mile)
6: Flowing Wells, Karena Garcia (16:49.1)
42: Salpointe, Sarah Conger (18:50.0)
62: Empire, Emily Dietz (19:33.5)

Sophomore Boy (2.95 Mile)
10: Ironwood Ridge, Tony Torres (17:17.7)
23: Flowing Wells, Juan Miranda (18:07.5)
26: Salpointe, Russell Perez (18:13.6)

Sophomore Girls (2.7 Mile)
10: Salpointe, Ana Alvarez-Tostado (17:11.0)
14: Salpointe, Jacque Dinauer (17:27.3)
35: Ironwood Ridge, Lexi Otto (18:51.1)

Freshmen Boys (2.95 Mile)
11: Salpointe, Juan Hernandez (18:22.8)
12: Mountain View, Caleb Crook (18:24.2)
15: Ironwood Ridge, Avery Dylla (18:34.0)

Freshmen Girls (2.7 Mile)
8: Mountain View, Daleny Vaughn (18:09.0)
28: Mountain View, Viviana Frank (19:26.6)
40: Ironwood Ridge, Valeria Liera (19:56.2)

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