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Cross country: Denton runners advance to regionals
WICHITA FALLS -- Denton finished third in the boys and girls team standings at the District 4-4A meet on Thursday, meaning the Broncos will compete as a team at the Class 4A Region I meet on Nov. 6 at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock.
Chris Burke finished second in the boys race for Denton. On the girls side, Shelby Brown was fifth and Taryn Young placed sixth.
Also earning regional berths individually were Ryan's Jacob Springer and Zach Black, who finished eighth and ninth, respectively, in the boys race. Ryan was fourth in the boys team standings and sixth among girls teams.
Guyer runners qualify for regional meet
GRAPEVINE -- Guyer's Devin Norton finished second in the girls division at the District 7-5A meet on Thursday at Meadowmere Park.
Norton completed the 3,200-meter course in 5:41.1, almost seven second behind Kaleigh Irvin of Coppell.
The Lady Wildcats finished fifth in the district as a team, but Norton qualified individually for the Class 5A Region I meet on Nov. 6 in Lubbock.
On the boys side, Cameron Jackson and Dalton Richey each advanced to regionals with top 10 finishes on Thursday. Guyer placed fourth as a team.
Jackson was sixth overall in the 5-kilometer race with a time of 5:05.4, while Richey was ninth in 5:08.9. Justin Paul of Keller Central was the individual champion.
Other finishers for the Guyer boys included Zach Ramirez (16:57), Travis Ware (17:07), Juan Martinez (17:15) and Casey Clayton (18:36).
Girls finishers for Guyer included Kimberly Rosales (12:17), Peyton Bucklew (12:22), Samantha Leyba (12:41), Haley Neu (13:05), Daisy Vidal (13:08) and Danielle Stautner (13:10).
Guyer junior varsity boys finishers were Leighton Baker (17:57), Gilbert Cortes (18:37), Justin Morales (19:00), Reese Leonard (19:11), Eric Oliva (19:23), Nick Doffing (19:24), Kevin Yutani (19:25), Ben Sterenberg (19:36), Trevor Moore (19:40), Adam Vollmar (20:06), Jesus Jimenez (20:28), George Maffey (20:28), Justin Ross (20:41), Blake Ernest (20:46), Wes Denton (20:55), Oscar Jimenez (20:55), Tony Peck (21:01), Pedro Pacheco (21:05), Manuel Rivera (21:16), Max Brown (22:15) and Joel Elliott (22:25).
Guyer JV girls finishers were Hannah Brown (13:28), Dria Windle (14:16), Carin Blackburn (14:34), Holly Beard (14:38), Collins Fairley (14:50), Angela Bell (14:55), Alya Ayers (15:00), Christin Suikkari (15:03), Julia McCardle (15:16), Polly Henderson (15:18), Dayna Bell (15:28), Kaylee Moore (15:29) and Koren Jenkins (18:50).