Villalpando finishes 48th & Alvarado 71st in State

Villalpando finishes 48th & Alvarado 71st in State
Posted on 11/17/2016
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 Edcouch-Elsa freshman sensation Haley Villalpando burst onto the scene this year in Cross-Country and definitely made her mark by winning district and placing fourth at regionals which helped her punch her ticket to state.

At the State Meet, Villalpando ran with the best of the best in Class 5A and ended up placing 48th overall with a time of 19:20 on Saturday at Old Settlers Park.

Thanks to her finish, Villalpando was the highest ranked Valley runner in Class 5A which is definitely an amazing accomplishment for the youngster.

Villalpando was joined by her teammate Leslie Alvarado who was running in her final Cross-Country race of her high school career.

Alvarado finished the race with a time of 19:45 which placed her 71st overall.

Alvarado definitely leaves behind a legacy as a member of the Lady Jackets due to the fact that she was a four-time state qualifier.


By: JOHN CANNON

RGV Athletes.com