by RAYMOND WELCH
Last week on October 11, El Diamante Cross Country traveled up north in the Clovis Invitational of the Men’s 5,000 Meter Championship and both Men’s and Women’s 5,000 Meter Division 3 Varsity (Medium). Many school across California and some from other states also competed in this event. In the Men’s 5,000 Meter Championship, Elijah Armstrong from Pocatello High School from Idaho, finished 1st with the time of 15:01.00. El Diamante’s own, Senior Jacob Bilvado, finished 19th with the time of 15:36.13. In the Men’s 5,000 Meter Division 3 Varsity (Medium) Placer High School came in 1st with a score of 99. El Diamante came in 30th with a score of 817. 1st place was taken by Jack Van Scoter from Flintridge Prep High School, from La Canada, CA. He had a time of 15:51.71. Our own Even Kimura ,Senior, finished in 134th place with the time of 18:08.71. In the Women’s 5,000 Meter Division 3 Varsity (Medium) El Diamante achieved 23rd place with 605 points. Our own Sydney Scott-Hyde came in 108th place with a time of 23:11.33. Shannon Mackellar from Esperanza High School, from Anaheim,CA, took 1st with a time of 18:45.61.