Several local teams took part in the Hoka/McNeil Invitational Cross Country Invitational.
In the Class 5A 5K race on the Boys Side, the Brenham Cubs finished 24 out of 28 teams. Senior Hunter Fleetwood was the top finisher with a time of 18:57.10. Junior Alan Guerrero was second on the team with a time of 20:39.60. Sophomore Jayden Jackson was the third finisher with a time of 21:29.
Other times were - Brock Fleetwood, Sr., 22:52:10, Rowan Jackson, Fr., 23:38.30, Milo Childs, Sr., 23:40.60, Josh Knowles, Jr., 24:43.80, Sebastian Holder, Jr., 25:53.80, and Strider Lochiel, Sr., 27:18.70
On the 5A Girls Side, Brenham had four runners take part in the 5K run at the meet. Sophomore Mia Rivera finished with a time of 29:06. Sophomore Brittany Hajek was second for the Cubettes with a time of 29:08.70. Sophomore Gloria Rivera was third with a time of 30:24.90. Junior Bailey Grimes was fourth with a time of 32:51.30.
In the Class 4A 5K Run, the Giddings Buffaloes finished 3rd overall out of a field of 35 teams. Individually, Senior Julian Olivares finished sixth overall with a time of 16:36.90. Senior Joseph Villegas finished 8th overall with a time of 16:46.30.
Other participants included - Aiden Tovar, Jr., 17:39.70, Kooper Bloodworth, Jr., 17:48.30, Jude Hendrix, Jr., 18:02.40, Luke Hard, Sr., 19:00.60, Aiden Hankins, So., 19:09.90, Andrew Davis, Jr., 19:44.10, Ryan Orocio, Fr., 20:29.90, and Dylan Hernandez, Fr., 21:07.00
On the Girls Side, the Giddings Lady Buffaloes competed in a two mile run and finished 17 overall out of a field of 29 teams. Senior Kayla Herrera led the team with a time of 12:59.40. Junior Kaitlin Wilson was second for Giddings with a time of 13:34.40. Junior Vanessa Hernandez was third with a time of 14:10.30.
Other participants for the Lady Buffaloes include - Naomy Laris, Fr., 14:14.10, Leisl Kirsch, Fr., 14:16.10, Alisson Laris, Fr., 14:21.10, Lydia Boriack, So., 14:26.20, Allyson Dowell, Fr., 14:29.60, Olivia Dominguez, So., 14:37.40, and Edith Gonzalez, Jr., 14:38.80.
In the Boys 1A-3A two mile run, the Burton Panthers were led by Junior Hunter Hancock, who finished with a time of 19:14.80. Meanwhile, Sophomore Devlin Douglas was second on the Panthers with a time of 19:40.30, Junior Jackson Morey finished at 22:07, Freshman Cyal Riggins finished at 23.45:40, and Sophomore Kolten Lunbeck finished at 27:51.10.
For the Snook Blue Jays, Sophomore Ethan Janac led the team with a time of 19:21.70, while Tristen Yen was second with a time of 21:19.80, and Sophomore Shawn Eaton had a time of 28:52.
For the Fayetteville Lions, Senior Cole Fenhaus had a time of 17:41.20. Junior Lawson Fritsch finished at 19:35.70. Sophomore Kole Schmitt had a time of 20.55.
For the 1A-3A Girls two mile run, the Burton Lady Panthers were led by Junior Peyton Sigsbee's time of 13:18.10. Junior Avery Applewhite was second on the team with a time of 15:15.90. Senior Kaylynn Vavrecka finished at 17:31.40.