South County teams run at invitational


TORO PARK — The Greenfield High varsity boys cross country team placed third in their division at the Chieftain-Spirit Classic Invitational on Saturday at Toro Regional Park in Salinas. The meet featured over 700 runners competed in three divisions for the boys and girls.

The Mission Trail Athletic League champion Bruins came home with their third place plaque and were led by Rigo Garcia who placed 12th in the race in a time of 16:49 and Luis Meza’s who finished in 13th place in 16:56. Ricardo Diaz finished 25th in the race in a time of 17:44. The Mustangs placed sixth in the varsity division that was won by St. Francis of Mountain View.

David Cerna of Greenfield was the only runner from South County to earn an individual medal, placing 10th in a time of 18:16 in the JV boys race. Freshman Ashley Ochoa of Gonzales High was the highest placer for the South County girls as she placed 13th in the frosh-soph girls division in a time of 22:15 in her first-ever cross country race.

Tomorrow the Mission Trail Athletic League season begins with three meets in South County. Gonzales High will host Carmel and Soledad at Dick Force Stadium, Greenfield will host Pacific Grove at Oak Park, and King City will host Robert Louis Stevenson at San Lorenzo Park. All three competitions will start at 4 pm. This Saturday King City, Gonzales, and Greenfield will compete at the Earlybird Invitational at Toro Pak. The meet will be host by North Monterey County High School.

3 Miles Varsity Boys Scores: 1. St. Francis 15, 2. Willow Glen 62, 3. Greenfield 93, 4. San Benito 121, 5. Atwater 121, 6. King City 182, 7. Gilroy 8. Buhach Colony 273, 9. Salinas 276, 10. Gonzales 288, 11. Golden Valley 319, 12. Soledad 328, 13. Everett Alvarez 336, 14. Anzar 340, 15. Leland 368, 16. North Salinas 384. Winner and South County placers-1. Colton Colonna (St. Francis) 15:36; 12. Rigo Garcia (GR) 16:49; 13. Luis Meza (GR) 16:56; 19. Julian Arias (GR) 17:13; 24. Mauricio Arias (GR) 17:44; 25. Ricardo Diaz (KC) 17:44; 31. Esteban Deniz (KC) 17:58; 32. Fausto Medina (KC) 17:59; 37. Alexis Ojeda (GR) 18:11; 41. Gonzalo Villagomez (GO) 18:16; 43. Angel Anguiano (GO) 18:20; 46. Jack Voight (KC) 18:25; 55. Victor Carmona (SO) 19:01; 62. Luis Alba (SO) 19:26; 67. Scott Funk (GO) 19:45; 70. Erik Picazo (KC) 19:47; 71. Daniel Correa (KC) 19:48; 72. Rafael Barrera (SO) 19:49; 73. Julio Martinez (KC) 19:50; 77. Rodrigo Garcia (GO) 20:04; 80. Anselmo De Jesus (SO) 20:09; 87. Robert Guillen (SO) 20:23; 88. Pablo Mendoza (GO) 20:26; 90. Andrew Funk (GO) 20:27; 94. Faustino Mendez (GO) 20:39. JV Boys Scores: 1. St. Francis 15, 2. San Benito 79, 3. Palma 118, 4. Atwater 120, 5. King City 161, 6. Salinas 166, 7. Alisal 186, 8. Greenfield 204, 9. Gilroy 222, 10. Soledad 257, 11. Gonzales 288, 12. Everett Alvarez 329, 13. North Salinas 365. Winner and South County placers-1. Spencer Schwarz (St. Francis) 17:02; 10. David Cerna (GR) 18:16; 27. Juan Bautista (GR) 19:15; 39. Felix Romero (GO) 20:09; 43. Samuel Rivera (KC) 20:18; 44. Luis Morales (KC) 20:18; 53. Josh Riley (KC) 20:41; 55. Ethan Martinez (KC) 20:43; 61. David Fuentes (SO) 20:52; 62. Miguel Martinez (KC) 20:53; 64. Diego Morales (SO) 20:56; 68. David Black (KC) 20:58; 69. Jhames Bautista (KC) 21:03; 72. Christian Patino (GO) 21:06; 73. Brian Flores (SO) 21:07; 85. Andres Cervantes (KC) 21:30; 90. Kenny Martinez (GR) 21:39; 95. Lyric Drinkwine (KC) 21:42; 96. Ricardo De Jesus (GR) 21:45; 100. Cristian Vargas (SO) 21:50; 103. Alexis Sanchez (GR) 21:52; 104. David Herrejon (KC) 21:53; 105. Jonathan Ganaden (GO) 22:00; 115. Miguel Paredes (SO) 22:29; 117. Jorge Correa (SO) 22:32; 120. Eduardo Ramirez (GR) 22:41; 121. Shaun Tucker (KC) 22:41; 125. Luis Medrano (GO) 22:48; 132. Abraham Dominguez (GR) 23:09; 135. Emmitt Blacks (KC) 23:21; 137. Ray Lopez (GO) 23:27; 138. Rogelio Trujillo (KC) 23:28; 141. Angel Monroy (KC) 23:39; 149. Jose Torres (KC) 23:59; 168. Angel Lerma (GR) 26:34; 169. Osvaldo Ibarra (SO) 27:16; 171. Gabino Guzman (SO) 27:41; 173. Eduardo Garcia (GR) 28:22; Frosh/Soph Boys Scores: 1. Willow Glen 22, 2. Salinas 93; 3. Palma 93, 4. Alisal 102, 5. Greenfield 144, 6. San Benito 154, 7. Atwater 179, 8. St. Francis 215; 9. Leland 219; 10. North Salinas 283, 11. Gonzales 341. Winner and South County placers-1. Aiden Maddison (St. Francis) 16:54; 12. Ricardo Ortiz (GR) 18:47; 20. Jose Luis De Jesus (GR) 19:15; 41. Gabriel Martinez (GR) 20:00; 43. Adrian Martinez (GR) 20:12; 46. Damian Smith (GR) 20:22; 58. Robert Orozco (SO) 20:43; 62. Andres Dominguez (GR) 20:47; 72. Marcos Trujillo (GR) 21:13; 74. Ozzy Garcia (GO) 21:16; 88. Gregory Carrillo (SO) 21:41; 95. Luke Matthews (GO) 22:09; 98. Christopher Guzman (GR) 22:13; 102. Javier Dominguez (GR) 22:18; 103. Demetrius Humphries (GO) 22:18; 115. Juan Picazo (GR) 23:16; 117. Martin Almaraz (GO) 23:21; 119. Justin Enriquez (SO) 23:30; 129. Ivan Espinoza (SO) 24:05; 144. Angel Bautista (GO) 25:30; 147. Sebastian Raya (GR) 25:40; 155. David Diaz (GO) 30:17; 156. Daniel Perez (GR) 32:25. Varsity Girls Scores: 1. Santa Cruz, 2. Presentation 60, 3. St. Francis 77, 4. San Benito 94, 5. Atwater 115, 6. Everett Alvarez 190, 7. Golden Valley 190, 8. Buhach Colony 239, 9. North Salinas 259, 10. Notre Dame (Belmont) 166, 11. King City 285, 12. Soledad 290. Winner and South County placers-1. Mari Friedman (Santa Cruz) 17:40; 35. Maria Hernandez (GR) 22:26; 41. Daisy Virgen (SO) 22:39; 56. Elizabeth Cazares (KC) 23:17; 58. Erika Martinez (GR) 23:29; 60. Daniela Bedolla (KC) 23:35; 67. Milagros Ortega (KC) 23:58; 71. Marcela Perez (SO) 24:12; 75. Estefania Montel (SO) 24:32; 80. Elizabeth Orozco (SO) 25:11; 82. Emily Chavez (KC) 25:51; 83. Noora Hauntamaki (SO) 26:23; 84. Lucero Cabrera (KC) 26:27; 87. Gisela Aparicio (KC) 27:54; 88. Jessica Herrera (SO) 28:05; 91. Jackie Rios (KC) 29:05; 92. Estefani Martinez (SO) 29:33; Junior Varsity Girls Scores: 1. Presentation 27, 2. St. Francis 66, 3. San Benito 93, 4. Salinas 96, 5. Alisal 116, 6. Atwater 161, 7. King City 218, 8. Notre Dame (Belmont) 231, 9. Soledad 232. Winner and South County placers-1. Gabriella Escobar (Presentation) 21:53; 25. Zeferina Villa (GR) 24:37; 31. Maria Malagon (GR) 25:03; 34. Naizah Hernandez (SO) 25:14; 50. Jocelyn Garcia (KC) 26:37; 52. Michelle Loa (KC) 26:44; 58. Daisy Huerta (KC) 27:06; 61. Emily Santillan (KC) 27:48; 65. Guadalupe Renteria (SO) 28:35; 66. Bibiana Lozoya (KC) 28:49; 72. Andrea Martinez (SO) 29:48; 73. Yesenia Chavez (KC) 29:52; 74. Beatriz Jacobo (SO) 30:21; 75. Elise Melchor (SO) 30:37; 77. Monica Reyes (GR) 31:02; 81. Isela Zarate (SO) 32:08; 82. Estrella Garcia (SO) 32:40; Frosh/Soph Girls Scores: 1. Presentation 57, 2. Willow Glen 59, 3. Gilroy 67, 4. Leland 72, 5. Alisal 165, 6. San Benito 169, 7. North Salinas 172, 8. Greenfield 203, 9. Atwater 243, 10. Everett Alvarez 273. Winner and South County placers-1. Madison Yen (Willow Glen) 19:35; 13. Ashley Ochoa (GO) 22:15; 27. Gladis Garcia (GR) 23:33; 43. Alexandra Campos (GR) 24:57; 47. Wendy Montoya (GR) 25:19; 71. Stephanie Mares (GR) 27:20; 74. Leslie Hernandez (GO) 27:34; 75. Mireya Alvarez (GO) 27:38; 84. Marina Cerna (GR) 28:42; 92. Bernarda De Jesus (GR) 30:15; 98. Nayeli Avina (SO) 31:36; 105. Kelsey Richardson (SO) 33:55.


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