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C-P runners competing in regional C-C

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COMO — Making the regional trip in cross country to the University of Texas as Arlington Saturday will be the Como-Pickton Eagle team plus Lady Eagle individual runner Alondra Alonso.

“They have worked really hard in practice this week,” said C-P cross country coach Virginia Green referring to Alonso and the boys team that consists of Hunter Cain, Seth Sturgill, Luis Rasgado, Corbin Flora, Yoan Preciado, Jacob Mowat, and Beto Guerrero. “They are mentally ready and that was my biggest concern. I know that my kids will go and compete. They always do.”

The girls division will start at 11:15 a.m. followed by the boys at 11:45 a.m. at Vandergriff Park in Arlington on Matlock Road.

Last week at district held at Como-Pickton, Alonso placed first with a finish of 13:43. In the boys division, Cain was seventh clocking 19:52, ninth was Flora with 20:04, at 10th Sturgill, 20:13, Rasgado placed 22nd with 21:31, followed by 25th place runner Preciado witha 21:38; 29th was Mowat, 22:10, and Guerrero rounded the placing at 31 with a time of 22:24.

“We are looking forward to watching them compete. We are all a little nervous including me, but I am not concerned about their ability to compete. We are looking forward to tomorrow and are just ready to go and run,” said Green along with coach Mark Bates on the upcoming contest.




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