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Team Long Run

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Jul 12, 2019 7:38AM PDT

We will meet at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery, Saturday July, 13th at 7am for a long run around Lake Natoma.

We are having a BBQ on Sunday June 16th to kicik-off summer conditioning. Drinks and hot dogs will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share. Bring a swimsuit/towel if you want to swim. Email Coach Watkins for location. Conditioning will start the following morning@ 6:30am @ McClatchy.

Willow Hill 5 Way Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 9, 2018 7:25PM PDT
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Great job yesterday at the Willow Hill 5 way! FS Boys took 1st place, with another 1, 2 finish by Parker and Joe W. They are now #5 and #6 on McClatchy’s all-time list for that course. Damon and Ben weren’t far behind, finishing 4th and 8th, and Fletcher rounded out the top 5 with a 19th place out of 118 runners.

The FS girls took 2nd place. Olivia led the way with a 7th place finish, followed by Larissa, Michelle, Harper, Lena.

Varsity girls were 3rd, led by an outstanding performance from Julia. She finished first with a McClatchy course record of 12:59. Justine also broke the previous record and is now #2 on the McClatchy all-time list. Clara, Camille and Megan rounded out the top 5 for McClatchy.

Varsity boy were 5th with a strong performance by Nelson. Matt made a good showing for his first race of the season, and Jackson, Colby Henry and Jake also had improved performances over last week.

Most improved performances for this week go to Jackson, Joe W., Ryan, Billie, Jake, Michelle, Adrienne, Jayden and Claire.

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Lagoon Valley Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 3, 2018 8:57AM PDT

Great job this weekend at Lagoon Valley! We had some outstanding performances.

Julia won the Frosh/Soph Girls race by over a minute and set a McClatchy record for that course. She is now #3 on the Lagoon Valley All-Time List (That’s for all schools, not just McClatchy). She led the team (Julia, Olivia, Katie, Larissa, Michelle) to a 4th place finish out of 19 teams. Katie wins most improved, with 1:44 faster than last year.

The Frosh/Soph Boys also set some records. The team (Parker, Joe W., Damon, Ben, Sam) took 2nd place out of 27, led by Parker in 1st place with a new McClatchy sophomore record and Joe W. in 2nd with a McClatchy freshman record. Parker, Joe and Damon all made the top 10 list for McClatchy, at #3, #5 and #7. Most improved goes to Sam, with 1:51 faster than last year. Other improvements over last year were Ben 1:28, Damon 1:23 and Parker 0:47.

The Varsity Girls (Justine, Clara, Camille, Astrid, Adrienne) were 7th of 13 teams. Justine led the way in 15th place. She and Clara both made the McClatchy top 10 list at #4 and #10.

The top performance in the Freshmen Boys division was by Ryan, with a 13:58 and the Varsity Boys top runner was Nelson, with an 18:01. Great job everyone!

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Oakmont Invite Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Aug 26, 2018 6:02PM PDT

After a hard week at camp, we still had some outstanding performances at the Oakmont Invite. The Varsity Girls were 7th of 18, with a 3rd place individual finish by Julia. She was also the most improved for the girls this week, running 2:05 faster than last year, and is now #2 on McClatchy’s All-Time list. The Frosh/Soph Girls were 9th of 17, with the top 5 (Olivia, Larissa, Harper, Michelle and Lena) running the fastest ever McClatchy team time for that division.

The Varsity Boys took 10th of 27 teams, led by Parker. Joe Wiley, was 2nd for McClatchy with a McClatchy freshman record for the course. In the Sophomore Boys division, we took 11th of 20, with 3 freshman in our top 5. That team (Ben, Sam, Joe Bogdan, Ryan and Carson) also ran the fastest McClatchy team time for that division.

Other notable improvements over last years times were Henry 2:52, Sam 2:08, Clara 1:25, Ben 1:21, Nelson 0:30 and Camille 0:19.