Clark Cougar Sports


by on Oct.19, 2010, under Cross Country

Ryan Pavlich

Varsity Cross Country took I-10 east on Saturday, Oct 16th to take part in the Seguin Invitational in Starke Park.  Our top girls kicked in at the end of the race, with Shantel Swift finishing 6th in 12:07 and Glynnis Meade 9th in 12:08.  Lauren Porter was next to complete the 2 mile course in 14:25, followed close behind by Brittany Perez 14:28.4, Ariel Schmid 14:28.7 and Valerie Vacek 14:32.  Austin Wells medaled in the boys 5k, placing 10th in 15:58, with Ryan Pavlich coming in next for the Cougars in 16:50, then Aidan Pierce 17:49, Nicholas Moseley 18:18, JR Guajardo 18:29, Mark Pena 18:45 and Tyrell Lewis, 19:06.  The girls were 17th and boys 18th out of 41 teams.

The week before, on Wednesday, Oct 6th, both Varsity and JV teams took part in the Judson Invitational after school at a hot, dusty Live Oak Park.  Glynnis placed 10th in 12:36.  Katherine Ritchie was next in 13:48, Lauren 14:39, Brittany 14:40, Catherine Seifert 15:19, Erika Parsons 15:44, and Paloma Gonzalez 16:01 rounded out the Girls team.  Aidan finished first for Clark in the Boys Varsity race in 19:08, with Mark coming in right behind him in 19:11.  Nicholas and Tyrell were close as well in 19:16 and 19:18.  JR 19:27, Harry MacTough 19:35, and Philip Ross 19:45 wrapped up our finishers.  Ryan, returning after an injury, won the JV race easily in 18:10.  Both the Girls and Boys Varsity teams plus the Boys JV team finished 12th, with the JV girls in 6th with around 20 teams in each race.
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-R. Meade

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