Solana Ranch, Solana Highlands teams finish strong at Junior Carlsbad

Solana Ranch runners placed third in the Junior Carlsbad race.
Ines Derrien from Solana Highlands School won the 8-year-old girls division.

Solana Ranch and Solana Highlands placed third and fifth, respectively, in the Junior Carlsbad School Championship on March 28.

Solana Highlands brought home first- and second-place finishes, as Ines Derrien won her event (8-year-old girls) with a one-mile time of 6:27, and Adam Ambrus-Aikelin raced to a second-place finish (8-year-old boys) with a time of 6:26.

Solana Highlands placed fifth at Junior Carlsbad.

Solana Ranch turned in two fifth-place performances with Elias Haddad, 7-year-old boys division, and Sara Kono in the 7-year-old girls.