Four Owls medal at Comfort meet
Comfort -- The Hondo cross country teams competed in the
Comfort End of Summer Meet on Saturday, Sept. 6.
With no team standings kept, only individual awards were handed
out to the top 30 runners in each division.
The Owls had four varsity medalists and the meet champion in
the JV boys’ division.
This Saturday, Sept. 13, is the 2014 Hondo Cross Country
Invitational, to be held at the Hondo Municipal Golf Course. The
varsity girls’ division will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the
varsity boys at 9:00. The JV girls and JV boys will go at 9:30 and
10:00. Eighth graders, girls and boys, will run at 10:30, followed
by all seventh graders at 11:00.
In the varsity boys’ division at Comfort, running on a 5K
course, Santiago Rodriguez was the Owls’ top finisher, coming in
7th place with a time of 17:42. He was followed by Enrique Morales
in 23rd place, in 18:48. The rest of the varsity boys standings
for the Owls included: Javier Alfaro, 39th, 19.51; Stephen
Marroquin, 51st, 20.11; Levi Villarreal, 59th, 20.31; and David
Rihn, 64th, 21:02.
In the varsity girls’ division, Brittany Ontiveros was the
top finishing Owl, with a 3rd place showing of 12:54 on the
two-mile course. She was followed by Emma Lessing, 10th, 14.12;
Jolianne Maldonado, 35th, 15.35; Gaby Ontiveros, 38th, 15.45;
Anhai Renteria, 40th, 15:50; Trista Lemons, 41st, 16.03; and
Mariah Guzman, 43rd, 16.43.
Eddie Gutierrez was the division winner among JV boys, with a
time of 18:16.