Posted: Sep 06, 2013
The Long Beach City College women's cross country team totaled 151 points to finish in fifth place out of eight teams at the season-opening Rio Hondo Invitational on Friday.
Freshman Destinie Hernandez (Downey HS) led the Vikings with her 23rd-place finish. She cleared the 5K course at Whittier Narrows in South El Monte with a time of 21:21.
She was followed by freshman Whitney Luna (Western HS) in 30th place at 21:52 and freshman Joceline Clemente (Downey HS) in 40th place at 22:54.
Other times for the LBCC women:
Dakota Brown (Santiago HS), 42nd, 23:12
Yogleidi Quevedo (Wilson HS), 46th, 23:39
Alexa Zaragoza (Artesia HS), 53rd, 24:56
Los Angeles Trade Tech College was first in the team standings with 42 points. Laura Aceves of East Los Angeles College was the individual winner with a time of 18:23.
Photo by Coach Karen Vigilant Goodman