PUEBLO — The Rocky Ford High School boys' cross country team finished in eighth place and the girls' team was seventh at the Pueblo Central Invitational Saturday at Elmwood Golf Course.

Leading the Meloneers was Cody Danley, who finished in seventh place in 17:14. Joaquin Munoz was 35th in 18:19, Noel Lopez was 37th in 18:21, Gary DeLeon was 57th in 19:23, Noel Rocha was 79th in 20:12, Jayden DeLeon was 90th in 20:38 and Jason Hernandez was 100th in 21:49.

For the Lady Meloneers, Ashlyn Alvey was 26th in 22:34, Jacklynn Snyder was 27th in 22:41, Abigail Snyder was 51st in 23:52, Emily Gauna was 52nd in 23:52, Katie Preciado was 57th in 24:11 and Martha Castaneda was 65th in 24:31.

La Junta competed in the hand-timed open meet at Pueblo Central. No places were kept.

Three Tigers broke the 20-minute mark as Theo Dutt had a time of 19:07, Chaz Stem had a 19:43 and Santanel Orosco had a 19:57. The rest of the LJ boys saw Ian Dutt with a 21:53, Dax Blair with a 22:19 and Karl Ludwig with a 25:42.

Myala Arellano was the only Lady Tiger competing and she had a time of 21:55.

Rocky Ford's next meet is the Salida Invitational on Saturday. La Junta is at the Rye Invitational today to complete the regular season.

Boys' team scores

Widefield 77, Fountain-Fort Carson 82, Alamosa 91, Palmer 95, Mesa Ridge 148, Pueblo West 164, Peyton 198, Rocky Ford 204, Classical Academy 211, Harrison 304, Pueblo Centennial 310, Pueblo East 322, Pueblo South 340, Florence 390, Pueblo Central 396, Rye 427.

Girls' team scores

Alamosa 44, Fountain-Fort Carson 93, Palmer 139, Pueblo West 139, Widefield 153, Pueblo Centennial 178, Rocky Ford 210, James Irwin 238, Mesa Ridge 257, Vanguard 258, Pueblo County 280, Classical Academy 290, Pueblo South 324, Peyton 352, Harrison 356, Pueblo East 393, Florence 397, Pueblo Central 419.

La Junta Junior High results

CENTER — The La Junta Junior High School cross country teams competed at the Center Invitational on Friday.

The boys' team was led by Henry Olaleye, who was sixth in 13:33. Jacob Reeder was ninth in 13:41, Zander Rypkema was 10th in 13:55 and William Rypkema was 19th in 15:54.

For the Lady Tigers, Jasmine Villegas was 10th in 15:10 and Chiana Mendoza was 11th in 15:21.