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CV’s Gil qualifies for section meet
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Senior Aryanna Jimenez (left) represented Central Valley’s varsity girls cross country team at the Sac-Joaquin Sub-Section Division-II Meet on Saturday.

Central Valley’s cross country program had one runner extend its season this past week while competing at the Sac-Joaquin Sub-Section Championships. 

Niko Gil qualified for the section meet after placing 32nd overall during the Division-II frosh boys race at Frogtown in Angels Camp.

He posted a time of 13 minutes 13 seconds on the 2-mile course.

“Niko’s hard work and dedication paid off this season,” coach Veronica Moreno said. 

Hawk teammates Jeremy Alvarez (13:19), Armando Guajardo (14:28) and Justin Alvarez (15:03) took 38th, 67th and 74th, respectively.

Central Valley’s varsity boys team finished in 23rd place at sub-sections.

Alejandro Gonzalez (125th, 20:04) led the Hawks.

He completed the 3-mile course in 20:04.

Enrique Martinez (128th, 20:12), Favio Gonzalez (132nd, 20:23), Michael De La Cruz (140th, 20:40) and Patric Senesom (145th, 21:06) also contributed to Central Valley’s point total.

 The Hawks had four individuals race in the varsity girls division.

Priscilla Garcia paced the Hawks.

She placed 107th with a time of 24:50 on the 3-mile course.

Adriana Huaracha (123rd, 26:23), Kelsy Naranjo (124th, 26:37) and Aryanna Jimenez (133rd, 27:17) also competed.

Alexander Contreras and Jacob Alvarez took 110th (13:43) and 132nd (14:28), respectively, in the sophomore boys division.

Claudia Aguilar (17:32) and Ashley Anaya (18:27) finished 118th and 143rd, respectively, in the frosh-soph girls division.

Nia Caraway (143rd, 35:27), Aimee Carranza (144th, 35:27), Emma Goodwin (146th, 35:40) and Abigail Caulkins (151st, 36:53) represented Central Valley during the JV girls Division 1-2 competition.

Arturo Zamora Rocha (258th, 23:54), Anthony Anaya (271st, 24:28) and Vinh Nguyen (299th, 27:26) raced at the JV boys level.