By Frank Smith
San Manuel Miner
The San Manuel High School cross country team headed down to Benson on Sept. 3 to take part in the Benson Meet to open the2013 season. Benson hosted teams from Tombstone, Willcox, San Manuel and St. Augustine.
In the boys competition, the varsity boys team all finished in the Top 25 with James Duarte finishing in fifth place, Patrick Lopez finished in eighth place, Jared Gonzales finished in 13th, Colton Stratton finished in 21st place, Nathaniel Lopez finished in 22nd place , and Breyden Main finished in 25th place.
In the girls’ competition, two runners from the varsity team finished in the Top 10 with Freshman Eneida Quintero finishing in fifth place and sophomore Andrea Castaneda finished in seventh place.
The Miners will host the San Manuel Invitational on Wednesday, Sept. 11, with the varsity competition starting at 3 p.m.