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By Zach Spadt
Pine Bluffs Post 

Pine Bluffs track, cross country star to continue family legacy

 

Alex Kuhn/Northern Wyoming Daily News

Jorge Garcia, left, a graduating senior from Pine Bluffs, looks to continue to his running career into college.

Distance running wasn't Jorge Garcia's first choice.

But that didn't stop the Pine Bluffs High School Senior from leaving his mark on the school's cross country and track programs.

Jorge Garcia is the younger cousin of Alejandro Garcia, a former PBHS distance runner with his own legacy here in Pine. When Jorge began competing, Alejandro helped with his training, and it paid off.

PBHS track and field coach Dustin Lee said as a freshman, Jorge was keeping pace with the seniors during long-distance practice runs.

But he was just meeting expectations - he was, after all, Alejandro's little c...



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