Cross Country

Aztecs Cross Country takes part in Embry-Riddle Invitational

Carolina Vega-Picos/Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Embry-Riddle Invitational on Saturday in Prescott, AZ.

The men’s team finished sixth in the team standings with a score of 140.

Freshman Reichen Cooke (Show Low HS) was the top finisher for the Aztecs in the 8K (4.97 miles) race as he took 21st place with a time of 32 minutes, 12.0 seconds.

Freshman Gabriel Puelo took 26th place with a time of 33:43. Sophomore Zach Zobak placed 29th and crossed the finish line at 34:02.

Freshman Tony Trejo (Empire HS) closed out the race in 31st at 34:35 while freshman Sean Laura (Benson HS) was 33rd with a time of 36:38.

Sophomore Carolina Vega-Picos (Desert View HS) competed in the women’s 5K (3.1 miles) race as she finished in 34th place with a time of 19:38.

The Aztecs will compete in the Paradise Valley Invitational on Friday at Sereno Park in Phoenix. The races begin at 8:00 a.m.

Press Release courtesy of Pima Athletics – Raymond Suarez 

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