Arabian XC 5th @ Islander XC; Stotts, Carr, Rodriguez, Rangel, & Jones prep for Regional

Arabian runners with a quick snapshot after their 5th-place finish at the Islander Splash in Corpus Christi. Pictured above is: Charlee Rangel, Airyanna Rodriguez, Claire Jones, Aimee Carr, Kenadi Marek, Rachel Stotts, and Angelina Garcia.

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The Arabian Cross Country team left many runners in their wake the annual Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islander Splash. Devine placed 5th out of a whopping 35 complete teams that toed the line to begin the race.

In a race that started with an even 300 runners at the mark, Rachel Stotts, Aimee Carr, Airyanna Rodriguez, Charlee Rangel, and Claire Atkinson were the first five Arabian runners to cross the finish line.
Devine scored 156 points to place fifth. La Vernia was just ahead of the Arabians with 147 points while Pleasanton came after in the sixth spot with 175 points.
Stotts ran an amazing race, finishing in 7th place with a time of 13:13.84. She was less than four seconds behind the sixth place runner.
Carr placed in the top 20 as well as she came in 16th with a time of 13:31, almost ten full seconds ahead of 17th place.
Rodriguez came in at 36th place with a time of 14:06. Rangel was next at 51st place with a time of 14:42 then Jones at 59th place with a time of 14:48.
Angelina Garcia placed 112th with a time of 15:45.
Top 10 team rankings
1st Boerne 102, 2nd Poth 108, 3rd Sinton 110, 4th La Vernia 147, 5th Devine 156, 6th Pleasanton 175, 7th Lytle 182, 8th Robstown 189, 9th Gonzales 353, 10th Schulenburg 395.