DOWNEY - The Warren High School girls' cross country season has come to an end.The Lady Bears placed seventh, with a score of 234, at the C.I.F. Division 1 cross country championships last Saturday at Mt. SAC. The Lady Bears competed in Heat 1 and finished in a team time of 1:41:29. The Heat 1 winner was Great Oak who finished in a time of 1:30:47. The Lady Bears were 10:42 seconds off the winning pace. Marina finished second, Ventura finished third, Arcadia finished fourth, Fountain Valley finished fifth and Corona finished sixth to round out the top seven places. Yajaira Zarate was the first Lady Bear to cross the finish line in 19th place with a time of 19:15. Lali Avila finished 53rd overall in a time of 20:22, Gwendolyn Hurtado finished 54th in a time of 20:30, Krystal Gomez finished 59th in a time of 20:37, Tiffany Hernadez finished 63rd in a time of 20:45, Sofia Ramos finished 68th in a time of 20:54 and Anayari Rodriguez finished 79th in a time of 21:20. The Downey High School girls' cross country team finished in fifth place in Heat 2, with a score of 139 and a team time of 1:37:46. Simi Valley was the Heat 2 winner with a time of 1:29:57. The Lady Vikings were 7:49 seconds off the winning pace in Heat 2. Vista Murrieta finished second, Trabuco Hills finished third and Edison finished fourth to round out the top five places in Heat 2. Downey was paced by San Gabriel Valley League champion Lisa Vasquez's 8th place finish in Heat 2 with a time of 18:34. Marissa Pluma finished 26th overall in a time of 19:33, Gabriela Gonzalez finished 29th in a time of 19:42, Crystal Raygoza finished 34th in a time of 19:51, Meghan Nevarez finished 42nd in a time of 20:06 and Stephanie Perea finished 61st in a time of 20:54.
********** Published: November 15, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 31