Canyons Cross Country Concludes Season at State Championship Meet
By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director
FRESNO — College of the Canyons cross country concluded its season on a high note with both teams running at the 3C2A State Championship meet, seeing the women's team finish 17th and the men's squad in 20th.
This is the first time since 2019 that both the men's and women's teams competed at the state championship meet.
The Lady Cougars ended 17th on the 5K course in the field of 23 competing programs.
Mt. San Antonio College (86) won the event with San Diego Mesa (119) and Clovis Community College (150) across the top three spots.
On the men's side, COC ran to 20th place among the 24 entered programs on the four-mile course.
Sophomore Sam Regez (75th/22:00.8) was the top individual finisher for Canyons in the field of 180 runners.
Mt. San Antonio College (49) swept the meet by winning the women's state title, with San Diego Mesa (54) having to settle runner-up once again. Bakersfield College (134) was third.