The Orange Empire Conference Championships were held at the Riverside City Course last Friday, and the lady Hornets finished in fifth place with 127 points.
There were a total of 54 runners in this race as Rebeca Perez continued to run as the team leader finishing in 16th place overall. Her time improved to 20:33 in the 5K course.
Seven spots later, Raquel Aldama finshed with her best time of the season at 21:05.
Briseyda Lopez Martinez (23:32) and Ashley Lord (23:54) were within 22 seconds of each other putting together a strong team connection.
Kimberly Estrada Rodriguez ran her fastest time of the season with a 26:49 effort as the fifth Hornets to cross the line.
Finishing in the top five spots as a team qualified the ladies for the Southern California Regional Cross Country Championships next week. This race will also represent who will qualify for the state meet up in Fresno.
Up Next: The Southern California Regional Cross Country Championships at Don Knabe Regional Park in Cerritos. The start time is at 10:00 am.