Mt. Diablo High Jr. ROTC takes 2nd at National Fitness Challenge in Florida

Mt. Diablo High Jr. ROTC takes 2nd at National Fitness Challenge in Florida

Mt. Diablo High Jr. ROTC takes 2nd at National Fitness Challenge in Florida
Photo courtesy Mt. Diablo High School Jr. ROTC.

CONCORD, CA (May 18, 2024) — Mt. Diablo High’s Jr. ROTC made a return trip to the All-Service National Fitness Challenge Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida this month. Coach Ronnie McGee’s Mt. Diablo Raider team took second in the 3K run out of 74 high schools.

Red Devils football standout Herschel Turner Jr. finished fourth in the power ball toss and 10th overall in the Male Ultimate Cadet Challenge out of 254 male cadets. Stephanie Zuniga finished 35th in the Female Ultimate Cadet Challenge out of 111 cadets.

The team included, front row from left, Genesis Lopez Morales, Carolina Pardo-Leon, Zuniga, Jenifer Castro, Natalie Dance, Mykalyn Gutierrez; back row, McGee, Makayla Powell, Omar Gonzalez Gonalez, Alexander Lopez Mejia, Brian Azanza Alvarez, Marco Ibarra and Turner.

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