Last week, both the Kennedale Wildcats’ and LadyKats’ Cross Country teams, placed 2nd in the District 7-4A meet. This qualified them for the UIL Regional Meet in Lubbock today.
The Wildcats had 5 runners finish in the top 20 while the girls had 7 finished in the top 20. At the same meet the JV Boys captured first place in their division.
LadyKats Varsity will run at noon and the Wildcat Varsity will run at 12:30
Qualifying for the regional meet for the Wildcats with place and time in district meet were Cameron Christoforo (#6 – 17:59.41), Trey Burke (#9 ? 18:09.83), Michael Vargas (#10 ? 18:2140), Fernando Ortega (#16 ? 18:43.39), Marc Johnson (#17 ? 18:44.75) and Carson Ham (#21 ? 19:16.15) and Jordan Washington (JV) as alternate
Qualifying for the regional meet for the LadyKat in the 2 mile with place and time in the district meet were Jamie Najar (#3 ? 12:32.82), Erica Rico (#14 ? 13:36.25), Claire Hamilton (#15 – 13:54.27), Nia Brown (#16 ? 13:55.45), Bianca Braz (#18 ? 13:56.16) and alternates Lauren Duran and Daphne Hunt.
Qualifiers for regionals, but who were unable to go, were LadyKats Alexis Thornton (#4 ? 12:36.32) and Shaderrika Lee (#11 ? 13:24.26).
The LadyKats are coached by Katrina Pytel and the Wildcats are coached by Michael Strange.