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Organ Mountain High runners sweep team, individual titles


The Organ Mountain High School cross country teams continued their strong season by sweeping the boys and girls varsity team and individual titles at the Mayfield High Invitational Saturday, Oct. 2.

Organ Mountain’s Brett Bybee was the individual boys winner, clocking in with a time of 15 minutes, 37 seconds over the 3.1-mile course.

Josslyn Ochoa, also of Organ Mountain, won the girls varsity race with a time of 19:52.

The Knight boys had four other runners in the top 10 finishers on their way to the team title. Jeron Wisner was second (15:46), Andrew Parks was third (16:07), Jonathan Torres was fifth (16:25) and Corbin Coombs was eighth (16:30).

Rounding out the boys top 10 were: Dax Rios, Centennial, fourth (16:13); Ben Widner, Las Cruces, sixth (16:28); Eaven Rogers, Centennial, seventh (16:29); Matthew Krizek, Las Cruces, ninth (16:37); and Alexander Pineda, Centennial, 10th (16:55)

In the girls varsity competition, Organ Mountain also got strong performances from: Makaila Hill, third (20:21); Wren Hofacket, fifth (21:05); Brynn Olsen, seventh (21:56); Morgan Laws, eighth (22:12); and Syndee Jimenez, ninth (22:15).

Rounding out the top 10 in the girls were: Layla Lazarin, Mayfield, second (20:03); Aaliyah Schartzer, Centennial, fourth (20:57); Hillary Rojas, Centennial, sixth (21:36); and Jada Dean, Centennial, 10th (22:25).