Originally Published: October 13, 2011 11:34 p.m.
The Chino Valley cross country team traveled to Huntington Beach, Calif., to compete in the Central Park Invitational.
Leading the Cougars girls team was freshman Cheyanne Penton, who placed 119th with a time of 21 minutes and 47 seconds. Mattea Anderson was 139th (22:21).
Kelsey Randal placed 173rd (23:16), and Breanna Fowkes was right behind her placing 174th with a time of 23:20.
Micaela Chavez came in 195th (24:35), and Katherine McConihay was 199th (31:15).
The girls team placed 29th out of 30 teams in the big school division.
Leading the boys was Zach Ballard, who placed 113th with a time of 17:25.
Channing Nez was 126th with a time of 17:30. Jack Hermance was 155th (18:11), Ryan Adams was 162nd (18:14), McKenzie Nez was 191st (18:57), Tim Rudiger was 213th (20:33), Stanley Swiacki was 217th (21:31), and Jeremy Swope ran a 23:35. The boys placed 26th out of 30 schools.
The Cougars compete in the Bud Davis Invitational this weekend, then the 7th Annual Yavapai County Cross Country Championships will take place at Pioneer Park off of Jack Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The Kokopelli Scorpions came out winners again in the Cam/Am Senior World games in Mesquite, Nevada.
The AAA Scorpion's bats came alive in this tournament by defeating three Major teams, and two AAA teams this past weekend October 7th through 9th.
The Major teams were the Michigan, the Arizona Cardinals from Mesa, and the Robson team from Sun Lakes, Phoenix. The AAA teams were the Naturals from Pennsylvania, and the Oregon Roadrunners. The Scorpions next tournament will be the World Senior Championship tournament in Phoenix October 17th through 20.
The Scorpions will play against the Minnesota Maters Oct. 17 at Noon and then the Knapheide from Missouri at 1:30 p.m.
On Oct. 18, the Scopions will play the Mid-America Patriots from Kansas at 8:30 a.m. and the San Antonio Crackers from Texas at 10 a.m.
All games will be played at Caesar Chavez Park in Phoenix.
The Scorpions will then play in the seeding competition to determine who will win the AAA 70 division.