Canutillo Invitational Meet Recap

Week 2 is underway in El Paso, and after rain showers overnight, left a humid and muddy Saturday morning at the Canutillo Invitational.

The morning's first race was the Varsity Girls race, in which sophomore Adelynn Rodriguez of Eastwood won with a time of 19:33.45. Senior Kassandra Jimenez from Montwood was not too far behind running a time of 19:54.12. Canutillo's own Natalie Rivera came in third with a time of 20:41.99. Mia Hairston a freshman from Montwood placed fourth, running a time of 20:54.84. 

Freshman Mia Hairston Shares Thoughts on Race

Varsity Boys raced afterward and this was an exciting one. San Elizario's Christopher Moreno secured his second win in a row running a time of 16:31.09. Alexander Flores, a junior from Eastwood was closely behind clocking in with a time of 16:31.36. 

The JV Girls division was again won by San Elizario's duo of Katelyn Montoya, who ran a 23:22.05, and Kylee Pardo, who ran a 23:31.80. Nahlur Gurrola, senior, of Eastwood ran a 23:54.39 to secure third place.

Kylee Pardo and Katelyn Montoya Discuss Racing as Family

JV Boys was next and the top three places all belonged to Eastwood. Aidan Torres, a sophomore, ran an 18:09.28 to win the race. Second place belonged to senior Julian Miramontes who ran a time of 18:32.24. Junior, Sean Herrera, placed third running a time of 19:11.50.

Honorable Mentions:

Varsity Girls:

Annika Cuellar, Senior, Eastwood, 21:42.80

Jazmine Miranda, Senior, Montwood, 22:08.40

Varsity Boys:

Angel Maese, Junior, San Elizario, 17:44.44

Leonardo Resendez, Junior, Bel Air, 17:52.90

JV Girls:

Tania Ragan, Junior, Montwood, 24:01.18

Samantha Torres, Junior, Socorro, 24:17.17

JV Boys:

Nathaniel Delgado, Junior, Austin, 19:12.08

Pedro Jimenez, Sophomore, Austin, 19:20.07

Isais Gaytan, Sophomore, Burges, 20:11.01