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Burnet, Marble Falls cross country teams continue strides towards district

CAPTION: The Burnet High School cross country runners are all smiles after posting positive times at the Region III Preview meet. Courtesy photo


Sept. 10

Region III Preview at Huntsville

Classes 1A-4A race

Boys (145 runner, 5K)

3, Victor Avies, 16:45.43; 32, Isaias Zarate, 19:27.37; 47, Josvanny Ramirez, 20:03.41; 67, Gustavo Vega, 20:38.63.

Girls (146 runners, two miles)

4, Asah Roy, 13:09.39; 31, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper, 14:22.13; 36, Caroline Valencia, 14:37.25; 48, Halle Maxwell, 14:52.51; 56, Autumn Stires, 15:07.03;

“A number of runners hit their personal best times and are getting more confidence in their races,” head coach Roy Kiser said.

Next up: Salado meet, Thursday, Sept. 15.

Marble Falls runner Blake Cockrell is on his way to setting a new personal best at the Austin St. Andrew’s meet. Courtesy photo


Sept. 10

Austin St. Andrews



9, Tyler Hamblin, 16:59; 21, Blake Cockrell, 18:10 (new personal best by 51 seconds); 41, Ezekiel Atkinson, 19:20; 88, Hunter Holder, 22:56

Junior varsity

1, Marco Almazan, 18:37 (new personal record by 47 seconds); 98, Malin Nelson, 37:01


Junior varsity

5, Tori Thompson, 14:14 (new personal record); 11, Chloe Ellis, 14:28 (new personal record by 56 seconds); 50, Carmella Lozano, 16:27; 84, Hanna Rivera, 18:44

Notes: Head coach Chris Schrader said, “Tyler is proving to be an effective team leader in practice and races. A few more races under his belt and this sophomore will be helping Marble Falls into our new District 24-4A. Blake has made serious inroads to his fitness and this was a good indication of things to come. We are looking forward to much more improvement from Hunter.”

Next up: Hays Buda Invitational Saturday, Sept. 17.

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