Panther Cross Country Team Elk Run XI Results

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The running Panther Cross Country teams began the season with some great runs at Elk Run XI on Friday Sept. 2. Anna Salazar, a three time Regional Qualifier, and Hannah Tobias both finished in the top 10 in a field of 118 runners. Anna, a senior, finished 4th while Hannah, a sophomore, finished 6th. The girls as a team finished 11th out of 18 teams. The remaining team members were Cecilia Mora, Francis Gallimore, Hannah Hinton, Osarrah Daniel, Sarah Green and Jennifer Moloughney.

The boys Varsity was paced by Guillermo Tobar running an18:01 over the 5000 meter course at Chisenhall Park. Tobar, a junior, was followed by 2010 Regional Qualifier, Nick Sanchez, Jose Martinez, Jonathon Hodge, Edgar Gonzalez, and Caleb Mancia. The boys team finished 10th out of 18 teams.

The Junior Varsity boys were led by newcomers Terence Mitchell and Roberto Garcia. Terence finished 21st and Roberto finished 35th out of 325 runners. They were joined on the 12th place of 28 teams by Alejandro Villegas, Juan Solis, Austin Kristofitz, Miguel Rentaria and Joel Andrade.

Many of these runners are two sport athletes. They compete on the Soccer or Track teams in the Spring and split training time between the sports in the Fall. It is a credit to their dedication that they represent Duncanville so well.