Mustang men finish sixth, women tie for fifth at AMC Cross Country Championship

CBC Athletics
Erik Holth, Sports Information Director

ST. LOUIS – Competing for the final time this morning, Central Baptist College men’s and women’s cross country ran in the American Midwest Conference Championships at Francis Park. The men’s team finished in sixth place with a score of 132 while the women tied for fifth with a 142.

A pair of soccer players were the top individual finishers in each gender. Jesus Avila was the best men’s finisher, placing 19th with a time of 30:31.92. Cade Griffith (JR/Conway, Ark.) followed with a 32:28.68, then it was Isaias Garcia, a soccer player, who posted a time of 33:27.25. The final three for the Mustangs were Shannon Zamora (JR/Lubbock, Texas), Robert Colvin (SO/Jacksonville, Ark.) and another soccer player, Gerardo Zuniga.

On the women’s side, Bayleigh Williams paced the team, finishing 20th with a time of 22:28.53. Ally Swaim (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) was next at 23:38.94 and Williams’ soccer teammates, Jayme Selph and Cayla Lee, were next, posting times of 24:19.37 and 25:07.96, respectively. The final two women’s finishers were soccer player Erica Hawkins and Courtney Rife (JR/Fowlerville, Mich.).

That wraps up the 2020 season for cross country. For recruiting news and fall academic award information, be sure to like and follow @gocbcmustangs on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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