Pleasanton, Poteet, McMullen County run at FEAST Invitational

McMullen County’s Billingsley finishes second in boys’ race


Pleasanton’s Kassidy Vickers runs during the FEAST Invitational in Selma last Saturday. CADE ANDREWS| PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Pleasanton’s Kassidy Vickers runs during the FEAST Invitational in Selma last Saturday. CADE ANDREWS| PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Pleasanton, Poteet and McMullen County competed at the FEAST Invitational over the weekend in Selma.

McMullen senior Isaiah Billingsley ran a 14:56.52 in the 5K and finished second. Billingsley, a 1A mile state champion, ran the race with the 5A/6A Boys division. Freshman Brandon Timms from McMullen County finished 30th in the 1A-4A race with a personal best time of 18:11.96.

Poteet junior Eduardo Lopez ran an 18:38.39 which placed him in 53rd for the 1A-4A race. Following him was Pleasanton sophomore Ian Rodriguez with a time of 20:04.44 in 120th place. Pleasanton sophomore Joseph Martinez ran a 20:07.72 to finish in 125th.

On the girls side, Pleasanton sophomore Kassidy Vickers turned in the fastest two mile with a time of 13:06.33 to finish 24th. Pleasanton junior Kara Hinojosa ran a 13:11.96 to come in 28th. Following them was their fellow teammates Kendall Espey and Karen Medina for 38th and 39th place. In a race of 245 runners, nine Eagles finished in the top 100. As a team, the Eagles came in fifth out of 27 teams.

Pleasanton freshman Jauslyn Ramirez finished 109th in the 5K with a time of 26:33.28.

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