By Alejandro Salinas
After placing fourth at the CIF Finals on Saturday, Nov. 21, the varsity cross-country team came back a week later to finish first at the CIF Division II State Championships in Fresno, Calif. This victory marks Loyola’s sixth cross-country CIF State Title.
Composed of seven runners and five alternates, the team outscored Canyon of Anaheim by nine points. Junior Charlie Sherman finished first for Loyola and 15th overall with a time of 15:35. He was followed by senior Preston Ortiz who finished next with a time of 15:38.