Division-by-Division Look at the LAC Boys
Eagle Rock's James Corrigan (400) competed in the Division II race at State. (Credit: DeAnna Turner)
Granada Hills senior Quinn Garity placed fourth in the section meet as the only non-senior among the top eight. He was also the fastest LAC boy at the State Meet, placing 70th in 16:06.50 while leading his team to 16th place finish. There are nine top-20 returners from the LAC meet in D-I.
Corrigan won the title in 16:13.31. Venice junior Juan Hernandez was third (16:34.35) and Eagle Rock senior Juan Fernando Mora was fifth (16:49.47). There are 12 top-20 returners, including four in the top 10.
Three seniors, Sonny Hernandez of Canoga Park (16:33.32), James Coomber of Verdugo Hills and Joseph Carillo of Reseda, went 2-3-4 in the section final leading seven returners among the top 10 and 13 in the top 20.
Dorsey senior Christian Rodriguez won the section title (16:54.51) leading a 1-2-4-5-6 finish among boys in the class of 2020:
- 2. Erick Barajas (Sherman Oaks)
- 4. Luis Muniz (Belmont)
- 5. Nate Gomez (Rancho Dominguez)
- 6. Zack Monterosso (LA Center for Enriched Studies)
Overall, there are seven from the top 10, 12 from the top 15 and 13 overall returning from the top 20.
Junior Brandon Guerrero of Central City Value won the title (17:03.68) to edge Maywood junior Cesar Romero (17:09.43) to lead a top 10 sweep of non-seniors. Overall, 14 non-senior runners placed among the top 20.
|1||Brandon Guerrero||10||Central City Value Charter (LA)||17:03.68||1|
|2||Cesar Romero||10||Maywood Academy (LA)||17:09.43||2|
|3||Norberto Valdivia||11||Sun Valley Magnet (LA)||17:41.87||3|
|4||Aldo Zamora||11||Discovery Prep (LA)||17:45.06||4|
|5||Luke Melendez||10||New West Charter School (LA)||17:49.38||5|
|6||Carson Severson||9||New West Charter School (LA)||17:53.92||6|
|7||Adrian Buitron||11||Sun Valley Magnet (LA)||17:55.98||7|
|8||Bryan Chavez||10||New West Charter School (LA)||17:58.84||8|
|9||Brandon Adreani||9||New West Charter School (LA)||18:10.46||9|
|10||Mark Flores||9||Sun Valley Magnet (LA)||18:16.33||10|