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Katelyn Hernandez and Sergio Alcantar, Sunray High School cross-country runners, were state qualifiers at the Regional competition in Lubbock on Monday, Oct. 28.

At Regional competition in Lubbock, the Sunray High School cross-country teams each placed seventh. There were 24 girls teams total and 18 for boys. There were seven varsity girls and boys competing for Sunray. The seven girls contended with a field total of 176 runners, while the boys were amon 143 runners.

Both team placed seventh. The boys were behind Sundown, Ozona, Panhandle, Fort Hancock, Lockney and Christoval. The girls fell behind Sundown, Gruver, Wink, Wellington, Christoval and Panhandle.

Katelyn Hernandez and Sergio Alcantar qualified for state. Hernandez placed ninth with a time of 12:34.10 and Alcantar came in 21st place with a time of 18:18.30.

At state competition, there were a total of 148 boys and 151 girls participating as runners. Hernandez placed 42nd with a time of 13:05.93. Alcantar finished with a time of 18:55.45, placing 118th.

The boys individual results at regionals are as follows:

21 – Sergio Alcantar, 18:18.30

29 – Erik Escapita, 18:39.20

31 – Vicente Gallegos, 18:40.00

81 – Jaime Hernandez, 20:01.90

91 – Alan Alcantar, 20:25.00

120 – Walker McGaughy, 21:45.90

123 – Orion Sharp, 21:50.80

The girls individual regional results are as follows:

9 – Katelyn Hernandez, 12:34.10

31 – Kali Flores, 13:13.70

41 – Hope Castillo, 13:34.70

62 – Faith Castillo, 14:01.30

64 – Yari Villarreal, 14:02.00

77 – Arianna Gallegos, 14:13.20

165 – Anna Strickland, 16:41.30

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