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Comets XC competes in So Cal Championships

Palomar College Cross Country Invitational at Guajome Park. Palomar College men cross country runners show their determination as the cross country race starts at Guajome park.
Palomar College Cross Country Invitational at Guajome Park. Palomar College men cross country runners show their determination as the cross country race starts at Guajome park.

 

The Comet Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed in the Southern California championships on Nov. 7 at Los Angeles Trade Tech’s university. As a collective, the mens squad finished 24th in the field of 28 for the 4 mile competition with a total time of 1:53:58. Sophomore Matthew Bella led the team with an average mile of 5:35.8 finishing 111th out of 203 runners.

 

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Palomar College Cross Country Invitational at Guajome Park. Palomar female cross country runners start off strong in the cross country race through Guajome Park.

The women’s team placed 20th out of 27 in the 5K with a total time of 1:48:12. Sophomore Jessica Steinhoff finished with a team-best mile average of 6:06.8 finishing a strong 16th out of 177 runners.

Both teams will next run Nov. 22 in the California Community College State Championships.

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Comets XC competes in So Cal Championships