A series counting down the top ten boys and girls cross country teams returning around the state of New Mexico in 2019.
Piedra Vista Panthers
2018 Finish: 6th 147 points
State titles: N/A
Top returning runners
Triston Charles - State 2018: 5th SR PR: 15:59
Ethan Lacey - State 2018: 22nd SR PR: 16:51
Eugene Tapahonso - State 2018: 36th JR PR: 17:01
Makua Harvey - State 2018: 55th JR PR: 17:22
Owen Miller - District 2-5A: 24th SO PR: 18:09
Piedra Vista Preview
The 6th place Panthers from a season ago will be looking to make a huge leap this year after returning a solid group of runners. With the departure of the graduating class of 2019 impacting just about every other team within 5A boys but Piedra Vista. Led by senior, Triston Charles coming off a 5th place performance at state continued to finish 4th at Nike Cross Southwest Region. This Panther squad has been together for some time now and has more experience than practically any other team in the state. Although no easy task to knock off the prestige of Rio Rancho or even Sue Cleveland, Less than 20 points determined teams placed 3rd through 6th within 5A. Expect a veteran bunch in Piedra Vista to contend for what could be their first State title in cross country.
2018 Piedra Vista State Championship results