West had previously recorded wins at both levels against Stagg and McNair, and recorded wins this week against Edison. It puts both the boys and girls varsity at 3-2 going into the TCAL championship meet at Oak Grove Park in Stockton on Thursday, Oct. 27.
Varsity boys: West 22, Edison 37
West’s Lorenzo Hughes finished second overall with a time of 17:59, just behind Stagg’s Danny Castillo, who finished the 5K course in 17:45. Other runners contributing to the Wolf Pack’s team score, and their overall places and times, were Richard Tran (6) 18:56, Nick Vik (12) 19:44, Chandler Chen (14) 19:57, and David Nehoran (15) 20:04.
Also running for West in the varsity boys 5K race were: Jacob Sale 20:34, Josh Sale 21:15, Barack Nehoran 21:28, Mico Torregosa 22:04, Vincente Villapando 24:03, and Nathan Banh 24:04.
Varsity girls: West 15, Edison 50
West won by default as Edison did not have the five runners needed for a team score. Linsey Bettencourt placed third overall with a time of 21:42. First place was Edison’s only runner, Cici Wilson, with a time of 20:11. Other West runners and their places and times were: Lydia Young (5) 22:09, Effie Nehoran (6) 23:19, Elise Green (9) 27:04, Erica Green (17) 32:06, and Ana Celestine (23) 36:33
West’s Brian Noble and Bryant Grover placed first and second as individuals with times of 12:21 and 12:33 respectively on the 2-mile course. Also running for West was Ahssan Khan, 14:13, who finished ninth. West did not have any girls in the freshman-sophomore race.