It Was 1-2-3 for Palma’s Runners at Salinas City Championships
On Wednesday, Sept. 27th, the Salinas City Cross Country Championships were held at Toro Park. Palma’s Frosh-Soph team placed third in their division. The JV runners finished second and Palma’s Varsity crossed the line to finish in first place for the first time since 2006. Along the way, Sam Lavorato ’19 captured his third-straight individual title. Sophomore Jack Busch crossed the finish line first on JV. Congratulations Chieftains! The varsity team pictured is (l to r): Coach Cornejo, Oscar Rubio ’19, Tommy Padillas ’19, Aidan Lafferty ’20, Aaron Escobar ’19, Octavio Rubio ’18, Sam Lavorato ’19, Arturo Ponce ’18.
Palma is a private, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 7 through 12 owned and operated by the Christian Brothers Institute of California. Palma School is dedicated to providing young men an excellent education in a Roman Catholic environment that embraces the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education and challenges each individual to develop spiritually, intellectually, morally, physically, and socially.