Women Win MJC Invitational

Women Win MJC Invitational

Pictured from left to right: Brenda Ortiz, Aryanna Perillo, Paola Garcia, Coach Patty Ortega, Priscilla Bazan, and Marissa Garza.

The MJC Women's Cross Country Team won the MJC Invitational on September 28 beating the reigning Big 8 Champions Sacramento City College and Big 8 runner ups, American River College. Perillo led the charge with a 4th place finish in a season best time of 21:07. The next 4 girls finished in a pack with all 4 medaling as well. Garcia was 11th, Bazan was 12th, Garza was 13th and Ortiz 14th.

The men's team placed 2nd to the College of Sequoias but beat last years Big 8 Champions Diablo Valley College. Cameron Duquette was the first Pirate to cross the line in 22:01. Leo Pando also medaled placing 9th in 22:25. 

Next the Pirates head to Shasta College for the Northern California Championships Preview Meet.