It was a very strong showing for area runners this weekend.

North took the boys’ title with EHS coming home first for the girls at the Dog Pound cross country meet in San Benito Saturday. Joe Morales of North was second in the boys’ division with teammate Luis Reyes fourth, while Eleazar Rodriguez ran sixth and Joe Acevedo tenth.

On the girls’ side, the Lady Bobcats beat out North for first as Beckah Rodriguez was second overall with newcomer Elizabeth Galloso fourth. For the Lady Coogs, Jenuse Vazquez finished third and Sam Soria ninth. Other Lady ‘Cats in the top 10 included Evelyn Aranda (seventh) and Robin Galloso (tenth).