Tribe Cross Country runs strong in Nacogdoches

JACKSONVILLE TRIBE CROSS COUNTRY

NACOGDOCHES — The Jacksonville Tribe cross country squad came in 11th place in a 32-team field at the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack Invitational on Saturday.

Of the 241 runners that competed in the race Jacksonville's Marco Hernandez finished in 20th place while Kevin Nava ended up in 36th place. Their respective times were 18:05.92 and 18:47.89.

Juan Rios finished in the 63nd position.

Conroe's Eric Pineda won first place in the individual standings after being timed in 16:33.39.

Conroe scored 39 points to clip Lufkin (87) for the team title. Nacogdoches (202) came in third.

In the junior varsity division, Jacksonville's Aaron Mendez and Anthony Porras were the top finishers.

The Tribe JV came in eighth place in the team standings, in a field that included 20 teams.

On Saturday Jacksonville will be competing in the Tyler Lee meet, which will be held at the University of Texas-Tyler.

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