By Frank Smith
Miner runners taking part were for boys’ varsity, Wayne Newman took seventheenth place with a time of 20:20.8, Jared Gonzales eighteenth place 20:21.4, Nathaniel Lopez twenthy-third place 20:49.7, Patrick Lopez thirtieth place 21:23.0, Marty Rodriguez thirty-third place 21:31.7, and Colton Stratton thirty-seventh place 22:24.1.
For the boys Junior Varsity, James Duarte took third place with a time of 21:53.0, Tyler Yazzie ninth 23:09.7, Marco Salas twelfth 23:55.3, Breyden Main, sixteenth 24:54.2, Carlos Salas twentieth 26:21.1, and Omar Gallego 27:34.7.
For the Girls’ Varsity, Maritza Estrada placed twenty-second with a time of 28:38, Selena Duarte twenty-third 28:48, and Jessica Lopez thirty-third 32:10.
The Miners competed at the Pusch Ridge Christian Academy Meet on Sept. 19 the boys varsity placed fifth out of eight teams.
Competing for the Boys Varsity, Jared Gonzales 19:39, Wayne Newman 19:54, Nathaniel Lopez 19:56, Patrick Lopez 20:23, Marty Rodriguez 20:51, James Duarte 21:26, and Colton Stratton 22:26.
Running for the Boys JV, Armando Sierra 21:18, Breyden Main 23:10, Marco Salas 23:11, Carlos Salas 25:31, and Omar Gallego 26:35.
Competing for the Girls Varsity team were Selena Duarte 29:06 and Maritza Estrada 30:42.
Running for the Girls JV team were Diana Medina 28:40 and Jessica Lopez 30:21.
The Miners Cross Country team will be on the road to Globe for a 3:30 start time.
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