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Metro Meet #1

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Oct 7, 2021 2:35PM PDT
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Clean sweep at Metro 1! Lions took first place as a team in all 4 divisions, as well as earning the top individual spot in each division. Alena Wong won her first Metro Meet in the Frosh/Soph girls division. Stella Louney, Colette Combrink, Jillian Palmer and Georgia Starlis were the other top 5. Jax Leon took first for the Frosh/Soph Boys and is now tied with Jackson Wedel for the second fastest time on this course. His supporting cast was Sam Rounds, Max Li, Rowan Kliman and Jaime Garcia. For the Varsity Girls, Anna McNatt won with another course record by almost 2 minutes,! She was followed by Louie McNatt, Olivia Johnson, Olivia Correia and Michelle Wee. In the Varsity Boys race, Kai Sorensen narrowly beat out Laguna Creek’s top runner to take first in a time 15:54! Alec Redmond, Jackson Wedel, Fletcher Lux and Ryan Tang rounded out the top 5. Go Lions!

Tom Laythe Invitational

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Oct 3, 2021 12:14PM PDT
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Lots of great improvements this week! Started off with the Frosh/Soph Boys going 6 for 6 in setting new PRs! The team finished 8th, with Jax Leon leading the way. He wins for most improved with an 11:41 and 4th place overall finish. Sam Rounds, Max Li, Rowan Kliman and Jaime Garcia also ran PRs. The Frosh/Soph Girls also had 100% improvements over last time running the Willow Hills course. Colette Combrink led the team, followed by Stella Louney, Jillian Palmer, Chela Cobb and Maylanie Bevens-Guerra. Go Lions!

Woodbridge Classic

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 19, 2021 7:09PM PDT
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13 Athletes, 13 PRs at Woodbridge! Boys take 10th place, with a top 5 of Kai Sorensen, Jackson Wedel, Fletcher Lux, Jonas Johnson and Sam Rounds. Louie McNatt and Olivia Johnson go 1-2 in the Varsity Blue division! Olivia Correia 10th. Colette Combrink and Alena Wong round out the top 5 top to give the girls a 4th place team finish. Anna McNatt finishes off the evening with a 9th place in the Elite division with a time of 16:35! New school record and PR by almost 50 seconds. Go Lions!

Josh Ruff Memorial Invitational

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 12, 2021 9:43AM PDT
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The Varsity Girls girls started the day off with a 3rd place finish, led by Ann McNatt. She was the first individual and she set a new meet record and McClatchy course record of 18:07. Other top finishers for the Lions were Louie McNatt, Olivia Johnson, Olivia Correia and Michelle Wee. The Varsity Boys took 7th place led by Kai Sorensen with Jackson Wedel not far behind. Alec Redmond, Fletcher Lux and Joe Bogdan completed the top 5. Frosh/Soph Boys were also 7th, led by Jax Leon and Sam Rounds. Max Li, Rowan Kliman and Jaime Garcia also helped earn the team score. The Frosh/Soph Girls ended the day also with a 7th place team finish. They were led by Alena Wong and Colette Combrink. Also completing the tough 2.1 mile course in the heat were Jillian Palmer, Maylanie Bevens Guerra and Elizabeth Denton. Most improved performance for this meet goes to Max Li for taking 12 seconds off his per mile pace even though it was a much tougher course! Go Lions!

Lagoon Valley Classic

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 6, 2021 7:31AM PDT
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We conquered Big Mamma and Little Sister! Frosh/Soph Girls started off with a 9th place team finish, led by Gwen Seifert in second place overall. Other top 5 for the Lions were Alena Wong, Colette Combrink, Jillian Palmer and Chela Cobb. The Frosh/Soph Boys followed, earning 7th place as a team. They were led by a strong trio of Jonas Johnson (4th), Jax Leon (9th) and Sam Rounds (11th). Rowan Kliman and Jaime Garcia rounded out the top 5. In the Varsity Girls race Anna McNatt destroyed the previous course record of 18:18, completing the 3 mile course in 17:28! She led the girls’ team to a 9th place finish along with Louie McNatt, Olivia Johnson, Olivia Correia and Michelle Wee. The Varsity Boys were led by Kai Sorensen and Alec Redmond. Most improved for the meet goes to Kai. He got knocked down during the race and still managed to take over 90 seconds off his per mile pace from LV 2019! Go Lions!