Metro Tech Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams Win the Canyon Charter Association State Championships

Posted by Community Relations on 11/12/2015

For the second season in a row, the Metro Tech Boys and Girls Cross Country teams both won the Canyon Charter Association State Championships, Saturday at Tempe Kiwanis Park.  The girls had three runners in the top ten--Sharon Snyder – 6th, Hidaly Hernandez – 8th, and Liliana Ortiz – 9th.    The girls are coached by Anthony Young.

The Knights boys had 4 runners finishing in the top ten: Gustavo Ortega – 4th, Alan Calderon – 7th, Victor Valenzuela – 9th, and Arturo Rodriguez – 10th.  Kevin Garay finished in 11th place. Overall Metro’s 33 points topped second place Jefferson Prep’s 56 points. The boys team is coached by Phil Kohm. 

Finally, the Metro Tech Boys Soccer team, defending state champions and ranked number one, with a 9-0-2 record, lost to Pan American High School in the Canyon Athletic Association Division II State Championship match Saturday. 

Metro Tech’s sports teams, for the first time, will be competing in the AIA next school year.