Jay HS JROTC among top competitors in state

February 15, 2016

The JROTC Male and Female Orienteering and PT teams at Jay HS competed against Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps JROTC units from throughout the state of Texas in the Raider Invitational, an annual U.S. Open competition hosted at Campus Bullis spanning three days of back-to-back events. With six events, students can participate in a 5k run, cross country raider rescue, team confidence course, rope bridge, and gauntlet. The culminating event is the “ultimate raider” where the top student from each school competes. The teams took overall first place in the male masters division and second place overall in the female explorer division.

In individual events, Jay placed (male masters) 2nd in Cross Country Rescue, 2nd in the 5k run, 2nd in the gauntlet, 2nd in the team confidence course, 3rd in the rope bridge, and 3rd in the ultimate raider which only Brandon Sifuentes competed in. The individual events placed for female explorers were 1st place in the 5k run, 2nd in the ultimate raider in which only Patricia Gonzales competed in, 3rd place in the rope bridge, and 3rd place in the team confidence course.

Members of the winning team are: Commander Adam Forbes, Deputy Commander Chandler Gull, Brandon Sifentes, Xavier Rios, Roland Retiz, John Quinn, Nick Rivera, Benjamin Colman, and Johnny Guitterez. Also, Commander Angel Bierce, Deputy Commander Patricia Gonzales, Stephani Rocha, Samantha Rocha, Paloma Marshall, Joslynn Provow, Darlin Canyon, and Sofia Reyes.