The members of Ceres High's boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Sixth Annual Stanislaus County Supercross Country Invitational in Hughson on Saturday.
Ceres High's varsity boys squad placed eighth with a team score of 229.
Hughson (54), Dixon (64) and Sacred Heart Cathedral (73) took first, second and third, respectively.
Judas Chavarin was the Bulldogs' top runner. Chavarin finished 13th. He completed the 2.5-mile course which featured a mud pit and sections of hay bales in 14 minutes, 11 seconds.
Manuel Baez (16:12), Jacob Edwards (16:13), Edgar Torres (16:24), Manpreet Dhami (16:37) and Gabriel Roman (19:11) placed 56th, 57th, 60th, 66th and 80th, respectively.
Just three runners from Ceres High's varsity girls squad participated.
Lisette Carretero (18:02), Jennifer Cisneros (18:13) and Jeanette Torrez (20:26) finished 11th, 14th and 46th, respectively.
Ceres High's varsity cross country program secured a split with Patterson on Wednesday at Ceres River Bluff Regional Park.
Ceres's girls won, 27-28.
Carretero (22:52), Cisneros (24:09), Karina Torrez (25:09), Laura Espinoza (26:28) and Arcelia Hermosillo (26:38) took second, third, fifth, eighth and ninth, respectively, while scoring points for the Bulldogs (3-1).
Ceres High's boys suffered a 20-38 loss.
Chavarin (third, 18:49) paced the 2-2 Bulldogs.
Torres (fifth, 19:55), Baez (ninth, 20:55), Dhami (10th, 21:02) and Edwards (11th, 21:11) rounded out Ceres High's lineup.
Ceres High will battle crosstown-rival Central Valley today at River Bluff.