Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Estancia Runners 11th in State.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Boys Outscore 5AA Adversary Santa Rosa

Jon Martinez, turning in one of the best performances of his cross country career, finished 30th out of 165 runners to lead the Estancia High boys team to an 11th-place finish Saturday at the cold and windy Class A-AA state championships in Gallup.

"Martinez did a great job," said Estancia head coach Roger Kennedy. "This was a fast race if you compare the times from other divisions."

Martinez bettered his time from last year's state meet by more than a minute when he covered the 5K Red Rock State Park course in 19:10.

Estancia's next four runners finished within eight seconds of one another, led by freshman Edgar Serafin, who finished 79th with a personal record time of 20:24. …

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