Posted: Sep 03, 2022
The Pima Community College men's cross country team opened the 2022 season on Saturday at the George Kyte Invitational in Flagstaff.
- The Aztecs finished the Open Division in sixth place out of seven teams with a team score of 134.
- Freshman Abraham Valenzuela (Palo Verde HS) was the top finisher for the Aztecs in the 4.5-mile race as he took 10th place with a time of 24 minutes, 32.3 seconds. He was third amongst the ACCAC competitors in the race.
- Sophomore Joel Gardner (Ironwood Ridge HS) closed out the race in 20th place (sixth in ACCAC runners) after crossing the finish line at 25:31.9.
- Freshman Russell Bauer-Woodman (Marana HS) rounded out the top 10 in ACCAC competitors as he took 29th overall at 26:35.4.
- Sophomore Will Grobe (Catalina Foothills HS) finished in 37th place clocking out at 27:33.5 while freshman Justin VanDeberg (Gila Ridge HS) was 38th finishing at 27:51.7.
The Aztecs will compete at the Vaquero CAMPY Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10. The first race is at 7:00 a.m.