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Saltillo Lions Cross Country Places Second at Avery Cross Country Meet

The Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions cross country teams had a nice day in Avery, TX in the Avery Invitational Cross Country Meet held Thursday, Aug. 26. 

The Lions place second overall as a team at the Avery Cross County Meet. 

Individual placing for the Saltillo Lions started off with two runners in the top three; Coy Collins and Gunner Tarver who finished at second and third, respectively. 

Another Lion made the top-15 with Adrian Don Juan who came in at 14th. 

Three Saltillo runners placed in the top-30; Drew Redburn, Colton McGill and Rowdy Speir. 

Redburn cracked the top-25, crossing the finish line in 23rd place. McGill was not too far behind at 26th and Speir followed closely at 28th. Christian Trejo rounded out Lions runners at 40th. 

Lady Lions individual placings included Yadhira Alonso, at 12th, with two more runners making the top-25: Raegan Speir and Brainna Tawil at 20th and 22nd, respectively. 

Next up, the Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions varsity teams will be in Mineola for the Mineola Cross Country Meet next Friday, Sept. 3. 

The junior high teams will be in Pittsburg the following day, Saturday, Sept. 4 when they participate in the Pittsburg Cross Country Meet. 

Author: Ross LaBenske

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