Madera South's Jose Herrera showed the strength of the Stallion boys cross country team Saturday to win at the Palos Verdes Invitational on Saturday.
In a unique format in which 14 boys and girls races were run to give other runners a chance to win races, Herrera ran in the "No. 1 man" race.
He won the two-mile race in a time of 10:02.16, 12 seconds ahead of Ryland Dreibelbis of Palos Verdes.
The Palos Verdes team, though, proved to be stronger than the Stallions by winning nine of the 10 races for the overall title. Madera South had one first place winner and five second place finishers in the seven varsity boys races...