The Arroyo Grande High boys cross country team finished 13th out of 28 teams in the sweepstakes race at the Desert Twilight meet in Casa Grande, Ariz., on Friday night.
Christian Ricketts took third place on the 5K course in a time of 15 minutes, 10 seconds for the Eagles, who scored 377 points. Desert Hills of Utah won the invitational race with 85 points.
Jacob Emeterio was 32nd in 15:56, Luis Jazo was 88th in 16:38, Tavis Cote was 125th in 17:09 and Spencer Eley was 129th in 17:11 for Arroyo Grande.
Brigham Balebout was the Eagles’ top finisher in the large school varsity boys open race, taking 33rd place in 17:14.
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, Nipomo and Mission Prep at Atascadero Brug Invitational
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The Paso Robles High girls cross country team took first place with a score of 61 at the Atascadero Brug Invitational in the large school race, behind Annie Meeder, who took second place in a time of 21:30 on Saturday.
Jeneva Putman was ninth with 23:19 and Torri Pugh was 13th (23:35) for the Bearcats.
Nancy Juarez won the race in 20:53 for Santa Maria.
San Luis Obispo was second with 62 points. Emma Manderino was eighth overall for the Tigers with a time of 23:17, Jaime Radding was 10th (23:24) and ShiLu Vanasupa 11th (23:30).
Scout Bidleman was the top runner for Morro Bay, finishing 35th (25:05). The Pirates were ninth as a team.
Atascadero was 11th overall, and Alicia Say finished 36th (25:06) for the Greyhounds.
Jacqueline San Jule was 14th in the girls race in 23:28 for Mission Prep in the small schools race.
The Bearcats were second in the boys race, with five out of seven finishers in the top 20.
Kyle Meeder was ninth (18:22), Damian Navarro was 11th (18:31) and Hector Jimenez was 14th (18:38) for Paso Robles.
Sanger’s Lorenzo Ceballos won the race with a time of 17:20.
Atascadero was 10th overall, with its top finisher Franko Jira in 44th (20:04).
In the small school race, Scott Scharlach was sixth for Mission Prep, in 18:18, and Nipomo’s Garrett Morgan was seventh (18:20).
Josue Navarro was ninth (18:26) and Joseph Gocke was 10th (18:28) for the