Northwest will be sending two runners to the state meet in Round Rock Saturday. Katherine Chavez won the Class 5A Region I meet in Lubbock Saturday to advance individually along with Zack Kirkland who finished ninth in the boys’ division.
Kirkland finished in 15:27. Robert Domanic of Hebron won the boys meet in 14:41.
Chavez ran 17:22 to defeat her closest competitor by six seconds. The Lady Texans placed fifth as a team with 140 points. Southlake Carroll took first with 39.
Kellee McCann took 13th in 18:12. Taylor Bohr finished 21st in 18:40, and Ivy Diefenbach placed 37th in 19:23.
Micah Soloman was Northwest’s fifth runner, taking 68th in 19:56.
Sydney Benes ran 20:18 for 80th, and Rebekah Christman took 95th in 20:31.
The Class 5A girls are set to run at 9 a.m. Saturday, and the boys are scheduled for 9:30 a.m.