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Wildcats and LadyCats Win Big at Liberty
October 8, 2013By Lindsay Davis of Splendora High School
Both Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls came home with the first place trophy from the Liberty Cross Country Invitational held in Liberty, Tx this past weekend.
The Varsity boys won their first meet for the season with a total of 45 points. Four out of the five runners placed in the top 15 of their division. Leading the pack for the Varsity Boys was Juan Ruiz who finished 2nd. Following closely behind was Drew King (9th), Tyler Payne (10th), Jeremiah Johnson (15th), and Brandon Duke (26th). The Wildcats have made huge gains each week and are holding strong as they near District.
The Varsity girls also won their first meet this season with a team total of 22 points. All 6 runners medaled in the top 15 of this division. Finishing first for the LadyCats and 2nd overall, was Ruby Martinez. Sandra Castillo blew past several competitors as she earned a 3rd place finish. Keeping a tight pack to complete the race was Kim Ramos (4th), Ana Zepeda (6th), Jennifer Ramos (7th), and Camille Poffinbarger (12th).
The Junior Varsity LadyCats placed 3rd overall, with a team total of 89 points. Leading the LadyCats was freshmen, Elizabeth Alston. Her teammates consisting of Denise Villalobos, Salma Young, Marleen Martinez, and Kiara McDonald all competed well and improved their times. Alston, Villalobos, and Young finished in the top 20 of their division, in which they were awarded another medal for their collection this season.
The Wildcats and LadyCats will travel to Huffman this weekend to compete in the Lake Houston Invitational.