Pirate teams take first, second at home meet

SUN photo/Randi Pierce
Pagosa’s Nell Taylor strides for the finish line during Saturday’s Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge at Cloman Park. Taylor finished third overall, helping her team to a first-place finish.

At the beginning of summer training, members of the Pagosa Springs High School cross-country team set a goal to “show up” at the team’s home meet this fall — a goal they accomplished last weekend.

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SUN photos/Randi Pierce
The Pagosa Springs Pirate cross-country teams hosted the Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge Saturday at Cloman Park, with the high school races capping off the day’s activities.

SUN photo/Randi Pierce
Pirate Gabe Heraty leads a pack of runners Saturday during the Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge. Heraty finished third in the high school boys’ race, with the Pirate team finishing second overall.

This story was posted on September 26, 2019.