Alice High School senior Matthew Lara was the Coyotes top finisher at the University of the Incarnate Word Invitational Saturday in San Antonio.

Lara placed fifth with a time of 17:30 to lead Alice to a ninth place finish out of 18 teams.

Sammy Salinas was 52nd and Xavier Longoria was 68th. Matteo Kardstedt was 76th and Patrick Saenz placed 88.

Angel Perez, Marcus Gaza and Henry Gonzalez also ran for the Alice boys.

Hannah Martinez led the Alice girls by finishing in 19th place with a time of 21:41. With her top finish, Alice placed 11th out of 14 teams.

Tania Lillich was 33rd with a time of 22:35, Aliyah Garrido was 73rd and Jasmine Pina was 78 with a time of 24:11.

Jackie Villarreal was 79th, Kaity Buentello was 88th and Jessalyn Contreras was 89th.