Panthers Compete Well at Regionals

Led by sophomore Kevin Garcia, Hillcrest finished in 20th place in the team standings for both boys and girls at the Class 4A Region II cross country meet on Monday.

Garcia completed the 5-kilometer course at Jesse Owens Athletic Complex in a time of 18 minutes, 8 seconds, which was good for 65th place in the field of 173 athletes. He finished more than a minute ahead of any of his teammates for the Panthers.

In the girls race, senior Abigail Cardenas (14:48 for 3,200 meters) paced Hillcrest, finishing just outside the top 100 individually.

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