Two Rattlers running in state competition

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff

Two Tucumcari students who placed in the top 10 at the district cross country meet last week will be competing in the 3.1-mile state cross country championships on Saturday at Rio Rancho, said Coach Gary Hittson.

Overall, the boys team finished fourth, and the girls team finished fourth in district competiton.

In the District 6 A-AA meet, Lorri Harman, an eighth-grader, finished inthird place, with a time of 22.46.20, and Teresa Chacon, a senior,finished in fifth place, with a time of 23.23.74.

Also, because Chacon and Harman finished in the top 10, they made
all-district, Hittson said.

The championships will be at Rio Rancho High School. Opening ceremoniesare at 9:25 a.m. and the girls events begin at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.