Area runners named to all-state, all-star teams


Earlier this week, the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) selected their all stars from Class 1A-4A and 5A-6A in cross-country as well as named the all-state teams, with three area runners named to both teams.

On Monday, the TGCA Cross Country Committee named Gonzales’ Veronica Moreno as one of 18 athletes selected as Legacy All Stars. All athletes nominated must be seniors.

On Tuesday, the TGCA released their all-state teams, with Moreno named to the Class 4A team and Shiner’s Marian Grosenbacher and Riley Rainosek to the Class 2A team.

Moreno competed at the state meet, finishing 19th overall with her time of 12:06.11. Rainosek and Grosenbacher finished 37th and 38th, respectively, with Rainosek finishing with a time of 13:04.18 and Grosenbacher at 13:04.54.