Hermiston boys, girls finish third at Oregon 5A state meet

By the Tri-City HeraldNovember 3, 2012 

Hermiston runners Alejandro Cisneros, Eduardo Juarez and Jose Macias swept the 3-4-5 spots Saturday at the 5A Oregon State boys cross country championships at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., leading the Bulldogs to a third-place finish.

Travis Neuman of Summit won the 5A boys race in 15 minutes, 29 seconds to lead his team to the overall championship with 33 points. Cisneros finished in 15:46, Juarez in 15:52 and Macias in 16:06.

Summit also won the girls title, edging Corvallis with 83 points.

Maggie Coleman led the Bulldogs’ girls team to a third-place showing, finishing fifth in 19:15. Teammate Katie Marwick wasn’t far behind, finishing seventh in 19:20.

Grace Grim of Hood River Valley (18:40) won the girls race.

Lane Community College, Eugene, Ore. (5K) Boys 5A Team scores—Summit 33, Cleveland 61, Hermiston 69, Mt. View 131, Wilsonville 153, Franklin 165, Corvallis 197, Pendleton 218. Top 5—1, Travis Neuman (Summit) 15:29; 2, Matthew Maton (Summit) 15:42; 3, Alejandro Cisneros (Herm) 15:46; 4, Eduardo Juarez (Herm) 15:52; 5, Jose Macias (Herm) 16:06. Hermiston—24, Efrain Jaime 16:57; 38, Nathan Sanders 17:22; 63, Tim Swarat 18:03; 76, Josiah Niederwerfer 18:50. Girls 5A Team scores—Summit 83, Corvallis 91, Hermiston 105, Mt. View 111, Hood River Valley 141, Cleveland 161, Marist 169, Sherwood 213. Top 5—1, Grace Grim (HRV) 18:40; 2, Marykate McGuire (Dallas) 18:53; 3, Hannah Grindlesperger (Summit) 19:09; 4, Emma Wren (Clev) 19:15; 5, Maggie Coleman (Herm) 19:15. Hermiston—7, Katie Marwick 19:20; 21, Kylie Marwick 20:14; 44, Brenda Ortiz 21:11; 51, Kelli Niederwerfer 21:26; 58, Zoey Garcia 21:52; 61, Anamaria Cancino-Ornelus 22:05.

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