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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Santa Clarita Valley Runners Senior Spotlight features West Ranch High School’s Hunter Romine, Class of 2020, who has committed to West Point.

Here are Romine’s career highlights:

• Career Highlight: 2019 Foothill League XC Champion / 3 consecutive Foothill League XC titles as a team (2017-19) / Second at the 2018 CIF State XC Championships to become the second boys’ program in SCV history to qualify for the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, OR

• Personal bests: 15:28 @ Woodward (No. 5 in West Ranch history) / 4:24.51 1600m (No. 8 in West Ranch history)

• Favorite HS moment: Running through the mall with my teammates

• 2020 goals before COVID-19: Become Foothill League champion in the 3200m and 1600m … Run sub-9:10 in the 3200m

• Words to coaches: “ To all the coaches that have shaped me into the athlete and person I am today, thank you! I would not have accomplished my goals, dreams, and success that I have obtained during my high school career without you. Thank you for pushing me to limits I would have never reached on my own. I am so thankful for all of the time and effort you have poured into me as a person and as an athlete.”

• Words teammates: “Thank you for being my second family, my best friends, and people I can lean on during hard times. Thank you for running thousands of miles with me, even when nobody wanted to. Thank you for all the memories…”

• Advice to incoming freshmen: “Running is hard work and isn’t always fun, but you will create life long friends and memories along the way. There will be times when you want to quit and times you will feel like you are on top of the world. You just need to stay focused and dedicated because that’s the only way you will make it through your years as a runner.”

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