Last Friday, August 30, the Rich Mountain Bucks Cross Country team hosted their first meet of the year at the Mena Lions Club. In great fashion, the Bucks men's team swept the meet with a perfect score, and garnered the teams first win in program history. All 9 of the Rich Mountain men finished within the top twelve.
Results for the Bucks men's team:
1st - Jordan Foster - 28:41.8
2nd - Cross Hughes - 29:40.8
3rd - Clint Buck - 29:49.4
4th - Asael Sanchez - 29:59.5
5th - Mikey Tenorio - 30:10.2
6th - Robert McIntyre - 30:33.7
8th - Ethan Sanders - 31:40.6
10th - JP Rojas - 32:14.4
12th - Osman Flores - 32:27.2
The Bucks women's cross country placed 2nd in the meet behind Redlands Community College.
Results for the Bucks women's team:
3rd - Miriam Mendez - 21:10.9
4th - Marlenne Mendez - 21:13.7
6th - Shannan Gardner - 21:54.9
12th - Faith Hill - 24:49.3
Other teams who competed in the Lions Club Invitational include, Carl Albert State College, Connors State, and Redlands Community College.
The Bucks Cross Country team will be back in action on Saturday, September 7, at the East Texas Shootout in Commerce, TX.