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Redwood Empire High School Track and Cross Country

Bowen faster than Bowen

Two years ago, see story here when Rylee Bowen was an 8th grader she won the Bronco Invitational in Santa Clara. This year her 8th grade sister Kate was only third, ha ha, against the collegians but her time was almost 17 seconds faster for the 6k race, 21:58.3 to 22:15.1 than Rylee’s. Complete Results Kate’s pace for the 6k would have had her passing the 5k mark at 18:19, a time only 16 Empire high schoolers have ever run.… Read More »

It’s Kate this time

There have been a lot of posts about Rylee Bowen this season. Since some of you may be tired of hearing about her I will devote this one to another runner. Kate Bowen. Last year, as a 8th grader Rylee out ran all the college runners in the open race of the 2013 Santa Clara University Bronco Invitational winning in 22:15.1 for the 6K course. Kate has been tearing up the 2 mile courses in her middle school races as… Read More »

Luna wins close one

Former Piner teammates ran well at the Fresno State Invite. Luis Luna won the 6k race with top nine within 5 seconds. Efren Reyes running for Fresno State helped the team to second place finish. Complete Results