Torrey Pines High School cross country girls race to 17th-place finish


The Torrey Pines girls cross country team finished their very successful season Nov. 29 with a 17th-place finish in Division I of the CIF State Cross Country Championships in Fresno. The team earned the spot in the championship meet with a first-place overall finish in the CIF San Diego Section Championships. For several senior runners on the team, it was the fourth consecutive trip to the state meet with the Falcons varsity squad. Senior Jacqueline Garner, who was tops in the CIF San Diego section, finished 16th in the state with a time of 18:28 — an average pace of 5:55 per mile. Also representing Torrey Pines were seniors Taylor Seamans, Mackenzie McGuire and Sofia Schugar, junior Brittany Black, sophomore Ines Ramirez and freshmen Vanessa Beeler and Emma Largerie. The Falcons girls are coached by head coach Brent Thorne and girls coach Kaitlin Hildebrand.