Brandon Martin got his first win of the season during the Tigers' trek to Riverside Military Academy Oct. 8. 

Martin took first in the RMA Fall Runaway. Martin's time of 16:35.30 bested Union County's Luke Gambrell by 28 seconds. As a team, the Tigers finished second to Union County. Eleven teams competed in the meet.

Demarco Hernandez finished third in the meet with a time of 17:13.68. JJ Morris made it three Tigers in the top five. He finished with a time of 17:36.05. 

Dominic Ricci finished 15th (18:40.24) and Kade Morgan finished 53rd (20:20.25). 

"I was really proud of the entire boys' team," head coach Mark Hale said. "We had a very solid meet."

Paden Bell paced the girls' team with a second-place finish. Bell ran the course in 20:56.52. Ermay Vazquez finished 26th with a time of 25:01.96. 

The rest of the top-five Tigers were Yami Vazquez (38th, 26:07.23), Rachel English (39th, 26:07.92) and Hannah English (44th, 27:07.34). 

"The girls' team continues to improve," Hale said. "Paden looked great coming in second. I am feeling much better about our chances to do well at area and advance to state."

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