Young boys teams comes in 10th
Senior Ashley Adams came in 18th place at the UIL State Cross Country meet at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock to lead the Lady Eagles team to a sixth place finish overall. Meanwhile, the boys cross country team came in 10th place overall in the 2A division.
Adams ran the two-mile race in a time of 12:30.71, which was fifth among team runners. Sophomore Katey Ewton followed, earning 12 points with her time of 12:46.08.
Freshman Cassidy Brown ran for a time of 13:15.21, for 39 points. China Saxton, another sophomore, came in at 13:20.52 for 44 points. Junior Arianna Rangel was the fifth team runner for Salado to earn points. She came in at 13:23.55 for 47 points.
Katie Kendall, a freshman, covered the course in 13:29.86. Annie Ewton, another freshman, came in at 13:47.18.
Sophomore Kimbrough Preston led the boys team by running the three-mile course in 17:11.53, which was 28th place among all runners, but 16th among team runners. Sophomore Daniel Thoreson followed at 17:15.75, for 19 points.
Freshman Luke Markham ran an 18:35.41 for 48 team points.
Sophomore Peyton Kyburz ran the race in 18:52.10, which earned 59 points.
Senior Berto Rocho was the fifth team runner, earning 69 points with a time of 19:16.83. Austin Giacomozzi came in immediately behind him with a 19:16.90.
Dennie Barker, the other senior on the team, had a time of 20:05.07.