Jr High Mules and Lady Mules @ District C-C Meet (10-19-2015)
The Muleshoe Junior High Mules ran away with the district cross-country championship Monday afternoon. Six Mules came away with individual medals to assure the team win.
Ricky Diaz led the Mules stampede and earned the individual gold medal with a winning time of eleven minutes 57.83 seconds. Beto Mendoza raced to a bronze medal with a time of 12:37.00.
Hector Arras won the fourth place medal with a time of 12:43.80 and Jacob Barron was steps behind for the fifth place medal with a time of 12:55.30. Damian Juarez earned the ninth place medal with a 13:51.70. Jose Cardenas rounded out the Mules win with the tenth place medal with a time of 14:03.20.
“All of these young men have done an amazing job this year,” said Muleshoe Junior High cross-country coach, Jalissa King. “Most of them play both football and run cross country which means putting in long practice hours. This team consisted of Damian Juarez, Beto Mendoza, Ricky Diaz, Jacob Barron, Matthew Fullen, Jordan Spears, Micah Rodriguez, Jose Cardenas, Hector Arras, and Garrison Bohler.”
“The Lady Mules worked hard this year,” continued Coach King. “The team consisted of Anahi Barrera, Grace Leal, Anzley Rodriguez, Joceline Ramirez, Valeria Carreaga, Katelyn Kelley, Tatum Hasley, Kristina Arzola, Daizy Montiel, Danielle Moran, and Didi Esquival.
Anahi Barrera earned the individual bronze medal by running a time of 13:51.7. Joceline Ramirez took the eighth place individual medal with a time of 14:45.30.