Girls disappointed in third-place finish at XC finals

Celine Mendiola, Staff Writer

RIVERSIDE — The girls’ team finished third at the CIF Division Finals last Saturday.

Sophomore Olivia Paez finished third in the her division with a time of 17:33. Senior Trinity Ruelas followed her, finishing sixth at 17:45.

Other top finishers included freshman Morgan Rust and juniors Ashley Gomez and Sabrina Lucio.

The boys’ team finished 12th with 321 points, tying with Atascadero.

Junior Angel Arellano led the boys, finishing 18th at 15:46.

Senior Chris Orozco, junior Timothy Ruelas and sophomore Isaiah Hernandez were also among the top finishers.

This Saturday, the girls and junior Angel Arellano will compete at the CIF Championships in Woodward Park in Fresno.