Cross Country Teams Heading to State Championships


Christian Franklin takes off as the race begins, heading to his position at the front at the Regional Championships at Veteran's Memorial Park in Boulder City, NV.

Valley’s Boys Cross Country team earned second place while the girls earned third place at the NIAA Championship held at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Boulder City, NV on Saturday, Nov 2.  Both teams are heading to the Nevada State Championship at Rancho San Rafael in Reno, NV on November 9 and 10.


The boys team is led by senior Christian Franklin, who placed first in the race.  Donovan Jones placed third, and Christian Howe placed tenth. The other members include Koby White, Stiiven Castro, and Francisco Ortega.

Christian Franklin leading the runners on his first trip around the lake at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Boulder City, NV.

The girls team is led by senior Anaelly Manzana, who placed eighth.  The other members include Kelly Carranza, Brenda Garcia, Yatziry Urrutia, Teresa Galan, Naomi Reyes, and Emmely Minoth.

Valley’s Girls Cross Country Team before the race at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Boulder City, NV.

“Individually, Christian Franklin won the regional championship title and Donovan Jones placed third, “ says Coach Sergio Segura.  He adds that “Both of them made the All Region team.”


Good luck to the cross country teams as they compete for the state title!


Valley High School’s Boys Cross Country Team gearing up before the race with support from the girls team.


Kelly Carranza and Yatziry Urrutia in cross country regional championship on November 2.


Anaelly Manzana places eighth at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Boulder City.


Donovan Jones places third at Cross Country Regionals


Christian Howe places tenth at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Cross Country Regional Championship.


Coach Sergio Segura smiles after learning both the girls and boys teams qualified for the state championships held in Reno, November 9th.