Andruw Villa competes at the 2023 UIL Cross Country 5A State Championships
This weekend, he was named as one of the five boys nationally to be named an individual at-large Nike Cross Nationals qualifier.
Villa placed seventh at the NXR South meet in 15:06 to be considered. He was the Region 1-5A runner-up and the UIL 5A state meet runner-up this season.
South Region boys individual qualifiers:
Joseph Bariola (AR)
Adam Burlison (Amarillo)
South Region boys team qualifiers:
Austin Vandegrift and Deer Creek (OK) were the two South Region boys possibilities for at-large had hoped to receive one of the four, but none were awarded to the region.
There also was neither a girls team nor individual at-large qualifier awarded to the South Region.
Lovejoy and The Woodlands were the two available South Region teams along with several individuals.
South Region girls individual qualifiers:
South Region girls team qualifiers: