Fort Stockton, Iraan cross county teams qualify for regional meets


The Fort Stockton Cross Country teams participated in the District 2-4A Championship meet on Wednesday in Pecos. The boys team qualified for the regional meet led by Dylan Jeter, who ran the 3.3 mile-course in 19:07, and Kendrick Porras, who finished in 20:03.

The girls team also qualified for the regional meet, and was led by seventh-place finisher freshman Leslie Esquivel, who completed the 2.2 mile track in 14:11, and eleventh place finisher Raquelle Bernal, who ran the course in 14:29. The teams return to competition on Monday, October 22 in Lubbock.

The Iraan High School girls cross country team took first place in the 2A Region 1 District meet. The boys team took second. Both teams now advance to the regional meet.

Individually, Koree Deneergaard took first place for the boys and Kiara Lynn Hodge took first for the girls.