Sac Joaquin Section Championship Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country on Nov 14 2017 at 02:15PM PST

Congratulation Varsity Boys for taking the D1 Section Championship!* The team was led by Jonah with a 3rd place finish in 16:10, followed by Amos in 6th place with a 20s PR of 16:26. Derek was 3rd for the team and 14th overall in 16:48.  Despite a few falls and a busted lip, Stephen and Marcos came through for the team with a 16th (16:50) and 30th (17:07) place overall. The boys will be heading down to the State Championships at Woodward Park on November 25th!  Congrats!

The Varsity Girls took fifth with Clarissa finishing 6th overall in 18:54 and qualifying for State Championships for the 4th time.  Sophia also had a strong finish for the girls with a 21st place in 20:41.

The Frosh/Soph Boys (with 4 freshmen & 3 sophomores) took 2nd place in the Sophomore Division, only 3 points behind Jesuit.  They were led by Parker and Nelson, both in 11:41.  Next were Damon and Jackson in 12:00.  Ben rounded out the top 5 with a 12:11.  Colby and Ben also ran well with PRs by 0:39 and 0:53.  All 7 athletes set new PR’s for the course by an average of 37 seconds. 

Brian represented the JV Boys with an 11th place in 18:01 (PR by 0:39) and Clara represented the FS Girls with a 14th place in 14:44 (PR by 0:51).

Great Job Everyone!