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SC cross country wins pair

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Gibran Escalona made Shelbyville Central history on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the first-ever cross country runner to break the 18-minute barrier for a 5k race.
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The Shelbyville Central Cross Country teams both won their races on Tuesday at Lincoln County.

Nearly every runner who competed on the same course last year improved significantly during Tuesday's running. Gibran Escalona made Shelbyville Central history during the boys' race. He posted the first-ever sub-18 minute 5k in the school's history.

He finished second overall, and set the new school record of 17:54.

Angel Carrillo's finish time of 21:24 earned the Eaglette first place and a new school record.
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Good finishes

Jorge Amaro took second for the Eagles and finished in 18:41. Nine-seconds back, teammate Rogelio Razo came in with an 18:50 finish time. Dylan Yost took 11th overall and finished in 19:06. Bobby Mitchell rounded out the varsity scoring for the Eagles with a 19:43 finish time.

Freshmen Roman Raminez and Aster Wosenu also set records on Tuesday with both team members setting the freshmen records.

Girls' marks

Records continued to fall in the girls' race as well. Angel Carillo's first-place finish time of 21:24 set a new Shelbvyille record. Eaglette Aster Wosenu finished second overall with a 23:18 final time.

Katerine Carreon, Vanessa Mendiola, and Jessica Palmeros Zuniza rounded out the final scores for the Eaglettes during Tuesday's race.

The team will compete in the Mid-State Championships, which will be held on Oct. 13.


17:54 Gibran Escalona 2nd

18:41 Jorge Amaro 5th

18:50 Rogelio Razo 7th

19:06 Dylan Yost 11th

19:43 Bobby Mitchell 16th


21:24 Angel Carrillo 1st

23:18 Aster Wosenu 2nd

24:26 Katerine Carreon 5th

25:02 Vanessa Mendiola 8th

26:10 Jessica Palmeros-Zuniza 14th

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