Local runners selected for Dream Team

DOWNEY - The Long Beach Press-Telegram continues to release Dream Team selections for Fall sports from the Moore, San Gabriel Valley and Suburban Leagues, respectively.The Warren High School girls' cross country team was well represented as was the Downey girls' cross country team. Warren had two runners selected to the First and Second Team Dream Team as did cross-town rival Downey. There were no other First or Second Team Dream Team selections from any other San Gabriel Valley League school. Warren senior Tiffany Hernadez was selected to the First Team Dream Team. Hernandez was runner-up in the last cluster meet at La Mirada Regional Park and finished in the top five at Cudahy and Cerritos Regional Park to round out the three San Gabriel Valley League cluster meets. Downey sophomore Lisa Vasquez was also selected to the First Team Dream Team. Vasquez was the S.G.V.L. champion and won all three league cluster meets. Vasquez set the course record at Cerritos Regional Park in the second cluster meet. Vasquez led the Lady Vikings to their first San Gabriel Valley League championship since 1980. Warren senior Yajaira Zarate was selected to the Second Team Dream Team as was Downey senior Gabriela Gonzalez. Warren head coach Jay Waldron and Downey head coach Amy Overgaauw are extremely pleased and proud of their athletes' hard work and recognition.

********** Published: January 31, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 42