XC takes second in state competition


Saturday, Oct. 20, the cross country team  competed in the TAPPS 3-5a state meet. The runners performed very well and achieved second place in the state.

The top runner was Alan Castilleja who placed 9th overall and was an all state medalist. Junior Peter Hawkins came in 13th overall and Harrison Grant finished right behind in 14th.

Senior Nick Mathews took 19th, senior Adrian Alba was St. Thomas’s 5th runner and came in 27th, senior Mitchell Blowey and junior Sam Thurston came in 33rd and 45th respectively.

St Thomas finished with 82 points overall while San Antonian, who took first finished with 42. The third place team, Fort Worth Nolan Catholic had 110 points.