Today the Falcon Cross Country team ran in the Fountain Hills Invitational at Fountain Hills Park. Nearly everyone on the team improved their times from last week. For the boys Israel Hurtado improved his time by over two minutes. Freshman Kevin Medina had a great run with a time of 23:16. For the girls Alena Cass improved by over six minutes and Faith Guy improved by almost four. “We have another meet on Wednesday that we hope to continue seeing better times,” said Coach Harrison.
The Falcons competed in the Northwest Christian Invite at Victory Lanes with Sedona Red Rock, Joy Christian, and Yuma Catholic. Bryce McGovern crossed the finish line first for North Pointe improving his time by 1 min and 15 seconds. Alex Haw also ran an impressive race improving his time by over 1 minute. “It was great to see the guys improve their times so much even though we had high temperatures at race time. It’s always good to see the guys that are putting in hard work during practice see the results in the meet,” said Coach Harrison.
Tonight’s meet was at Moon Valley HS was against Shadow Ridge, Cactus, and the hosts Moon Valley. Tonight’s meet was our first full 5k race. Our top 3 finishers were Justin Markus, Bryce McGovern, and Alex Haw, receptively. “We will be practicing hard to improve on our times from tonight,” said Coach Harrison.