Both the Long Beach City College men's and women's cross country teams had athletes participate in the CCCAA State Championships over the weekend at Woodward Park in Fresno over the weekend.
On the men's side, sophomore Moises Marquez came in 25th place out of 168 participants and qualified to the All-State team with a time of 21:00.4. He was only ten seconds shy from All-American status. Marquez has been a running force the entire season and placed first in the Tour de Cuesta Invite in September. Sophomore Rafael Gonzalez placed 53rd in the race with a time of 21.33.7 and averaged a mile time of 5:23.5.
For the women's team, freshman Dasani Zavala ran a 20:47.3 and averaged 6:42.4 and sophomore Lilyanna Figueroa finished with a time of 21:27.5.
The Long Beach City College Cross Country teams will return next season.