Borger Boys claim third straight district title

The past two years, the Borger Boys Cross Country team seem to fall just short of beating Perryton in various meets in the season but came up with the win when it counted the most.That was the case again on Friday, as the Borger Bulldog Varisty Boys Cross Country team won it’s third consecutive District 1-3A title edging out the Perryton Rangers by one point. It was Borger’s first victory over Perryton this season. Borger placed it’s top five runners in the top ten in order to win the title. On the girls side, the Borger Lady Buldogs finished fourth with Rachel Rickabaugh finishing in tenth to qualify for the regional meet along with the Varsity boys.Varsity Boys:Team totals-4 teams1. Borger-322. Perryton-333. Dalhart-844. Pampa-89 Individual results:Grant Boren 16:59 4th Aaron Smith 17:00 5thJordan Robertson 17:01 6thLane Newcomb 17:12 8thJosh Gonzalez 17:21 9thTravis Huffine 17:31 11thCaleb Withers 18:30 19th The top three teams and top ten individuals advance to the regional meet, which means Borger’s top five qualify as individuals and as a team. Varsity Girls:Team totals-4 teams1. Dalhart-422. Perryton-473. Pampa-564. Borger-73 Individual results:Rachel Rickabaugh 13:32 10thBritany Rodriguez 13:43 11thSavanna Jones 13:55.3 13thShania Reeves 13:55.5 14thBrisa Balderrama 14:48 25thCheyenne Schomp 15:18 26th **Rachel Rickabaugh qualified for regionals with her 10th place finish.JV Boys:Team totals-3 teams1. Perryton-242. Borger-313. Dalhart-78 Individual results:Reyes Espino 18:54 3rdLane Myers 19:25 5thSterling Shelton 19:27 6thDakota Lange 19:42 8thJose Gonzalez 19:58 9thEthan Felker 21:02 14thKolter Newton 21:25 16thJV GirlsIndividual results:Cierra Weber 16:01 11thSarah Withers 16:15 13thChyenne Putts 16:18 14thMayra Ramos 16:30 16thThe Region 1-3A meet will be held at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock Saturday, November 5th. The 3A girls race will be at 1:00 followed by the 3A boys race at 1:30. The varsity boys will be attempting to earn their third consecutive trip to the State Meet in Round Rock on November 12th.