COD Men’s Cross Country finishes 7th at PCAC Championship

COD Men’s Cross Country finishes 7th at PCAC Championship

Full Results: https://www.directathletics.com/results/xc/13062.html#94648

COD entered their final event of the 2017 season at Guajome Park in Oceanside for the Pacific Coast Conference Championship, where the team finished 7th overall on the 4 mile course.

The Roadrunners finished with 178 points, grabbing the top spot for Desert in Oceanside was sophomore Jesus Garcia (Desert Hot Springs H.S.), collecting a 29th place finish and an individual season best of 23:17.

Right behind was freshman David Hernandez (La Quinta H.S.) who finished 33rd, collecting a time of 23:48 and freshman Christian Cardoza (Cathedral City H.S.), who crossed the finish line at 24:38, good enough for 36th place and an individual season best.

Sophomore Bryan Meyers (La Quinta H.S.) wrapped up a 37th place finish with a time of 24:50 and sophomore Jose Verdejo (Cordoba (Spain) I.E.S. Séneca) wrapped up the top five for COD with a season best of 27:23, placing 43rd.

Freshman Christopher Figueroa (Thermal Coachella Valley) and sophomore Albert Blanco (Palm Springs H.S.) finished 44th and 46th for the Roadrunners on the afternoon.

Photo by Nellie Garcia-Carrillo (COD Men's Cross Country Head Coach)
Story by Ashtyn Lyneis (COD Sports Information)
Information, Photos & Story provided by COD Sports Information.