Llano takes seventh at cross country
September 11, 2013, 10:00 am by Mark Goodson
Llano’s JV runners took 12th with a 34:57.
Llano’s girls fielded a three-person team led by veterans Ericka Tisdale and Heather Shafer.
Marble Falls girls had a strong showing at the meet.
The girls varsity team of Tess Johnson, Tincia Ware and Sarah Stripling ran a 36:28 for fourth place among a 13-team field.
The team members all ran a two-mile course, closing with an uphill stretch of dirt road with a wicked turned through the fence at the finish line.
Cedar Ridge won the girls division with a time of 35:43.
"I expected all the girls to run well,’’ Marble Falls coach Anthony Torns said. "It was just our second meet and we’ll get better. But overall I was pleased.’’
The Mustangs second team of Nydia Castro, Haley Stephens and Briney Deering were fifth with a time of 37:26.
Faith Academy’s Sophie McCannon, Sierra Brinkley and Rachel Ornsby clocked a 39:30 for 11th.
Marble Falls boys team had a rough start, but was able to close for a fifth place in the boys varsity. D’Anthony Wall, Cristian Marroquin and Jordand Wright combined to run a 31:30 for fifth place.
Cedar Ridge’s winning team included Kevin Nguyen, Jackson Roberts and Jory Gillespie.
Marble Falls JV boys were seventh at 34:49 with James Ramos, Colten Hagood and Ishmael Montoya running.
The JV girls took fourth with Chase Martin, Darby Hibbs and Emma Sharp running fo the Lady Mustangs.
Llano and Marble Falls will be at Pflugerville this week.
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