Natalia cross country hits the ground running

The Natalia cross country team (top row, left to right): Vic Castaneda, Matthew Billalobos, Sam Stallworth, Joel Rios, Matthew Contreras, Jared Stallworth, Noah Gilkey, and Aurora Montana. Bottom row, left to right: Daniella Garza, Sam Sanchez, Julia Owens, Gabryelle Contreras, Ashley Sutton, Liberty Gilkey, and Dez Perez.

The Natalia Mustang and Lady Mustang Cross Country team began workouts last Wednesday, August 1. The team will be led by Coach Samantha Crowley, who is no stranger to the Natalia Athletic program.
A total of 16 athletes came out last Wednesday, which included a heavy dose of leadership that showcases nine senior runners.
“We have had a great start to our season,” Coach Sam Crowley said. “This is an exciting group to work with, because they all work hard.”
The Mustangs and Lady Mustangs will begin their season on August 25 on the road in Comfort. We will keep you updated on Natalia Cross Country in the coming weeks of the Devine News Sports section.
By Eric Smith