Leander High School's online student-run newspaper

The Roar

Leander High School's online student-run newspaper

The Roar

Leander High School's online student-run newspaper

The Roar

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Lion Cross Country triumphs in Gatesville meet

The Cross Country team traveled to Gatesville on Thursday, September 20th to compete in their latest meet. Both the varsity boys and varsity girls came away in first place.

For varsity boys, Ernesto Parada received a 4th place medal and Kyle Laroche earned a medal for 5th place. For varsity girls, Claire Crone took home a 2nd place medal, Caitlyn Cecchini took home an 8th place medal and Sarah Miller won a 9th place medal.

The JV girls earned three medals, coming in second place. For the JV girls, Funmi Orekoya won a 4th place medal, Hannah Britton won a 9th place medal, and Erika Thomas won a 10th place medal.

The JV boys did not place but Rob Coe earned a 2nd place medal, Daniel Garibay earned a 4th place medal and Austin Herell took home an 8th place medal.

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The team hopes to do just as well if not better in their next meet coming up on September 29th at Grass Routes in Austin.

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