House, Dixon, Alvarez, Lowe, & Esparza set the pace for Warhorse XC

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The Warhorse Cross Country team had a nice showing at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Saturday as Devine placed 16th as a team out of 35 complete teams in attendance. Devine scored 468 points to finish behind #15 San Antonio Kennedy who had 433 and ahead of #17 Pearsall who tallied 475
Senior Jesse House had his best race of the season as he came in 40th in a field of 335 competitors. House ran his 5K in 19:14, almost two full seconds ahead of the 41st place runner.

Junior Donovan Dixon barely missed the top 50 as he came in 51st place. Dixon was stride for stride with a runner from Premont who also clocked in at 19:34.
Jaiden Alvarez, Shawn Lowe, and Rowdy Esparza were the next three in for the Warhorses and who contributed to their point total.
Alvarez ran 20:25 for 76th place, Lowe 22:07 for 146th place, and Esparza 24:33 for 250th place. Chester Darby came in right after Esparza at 251st place with a time of 24:34.
Team rankings (Top 20)
1st Lytle 50, 2nd Boerne 74, 3rd La Vernia 159, 4th Kingsville King 198, 5th Progreso 220, 6th IDEA Frontier Brownsville 234, 7th Mathis 251, 8th Luling 269, 9th Gonzales 281, 10th Altair Rice 305, 11th Premont 335, 12th Dilley 346, 13th Pleasanton 371, 14th Goliad 372, 15th San Antonio Kennedy 433, 16th Devine 468, 17th Pearsall 475, 18th St. Joseph 526, 19th Beeville Jones 528, 20th Hebbronville 536.