Cross-Country Meet @ Plains (9-13-2014)
The Lady Mules finished ninth out of 12 teams Saturday at the Plains Cowgirl and Cowboy Cross-Country Meet. Mireya Ruvulcaba finished 11th with a time of 14 minutes and 35 seconds.
Other Lady Mules competing were Jasmine Garza, Ruby Andrade, Daniela Diaz, Aimee Rosas, Ruby Regalado and Jazmin Arellano.
“It was good to finally get a meet under our feet,” said Muleshoe cross-country coach, Edie Niblett. “It was wet, cold and slippery but the kids never complained and I was pleased with their efforts.”
The Mules placed fifth out of seven teams. Evan Paez led the Mules with a ninth place finish with a time of 18:32. Michael Lozano, Noah Del Toro, Jesus Manzanares, Jose Lopez Malachi Rodriquez and Josh Mata also competed for the Mules.
The JV Lady Mules finished third out of seven teams with Yvonne Diaz leading the team as the sixth place individual with a 16:05. Ricarda Elizalde finished 10th with a time of 16:29. Brianna Velasquez, Brianna Barron, Liliana Barrera and Adriana Loya round out the JV Lady Mule team.
“We have already had some sick kids and scheduling conflicts but I am really excited about this group of athletes competing at the remainder of our meets,” continued Niblett. “They are extremely hard workers and want to get better each day.”