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BRONCO INVITE RECAP

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Oct 20, 2019 4:32PM PDT
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In the first race of the day, the Frosh/Soph Boys team finished in a 7th place tie with Inderkum after scoring the top 5 runners (Andrew Yee, Ryan Tang, Joe Bogdan, Jackson Evans and Kai Sorensen). The tie-breaker is the 6th runner, which went to McClatchy, thanks to Alec Redmond, who beat the Inderkum’s 6th runner by 0.04s! The Frosh/Soph Girls looked strong with a 3rd place finish. Scoring 5 were Louie McNatt, Olivia Johnson, Larissa Yee, Michelle Wee and Harper Johnston. In the Varsity Girls race, the Lions took 5th place out 15 teams, with Julia Heckey, Anna McNatt, Camille Combrink, Kary Soubinh and Claire Finney. The Varsity Boys took 13th, with Nelson McMahon, Jackson Wedel, Colby Tell, Fletcher Lux and Henry Chadwick. Go Lions!

CLOVIS INVITE RECAP

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Oct 13, 2019 7:08PM PDT
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The Varsity Girls started off the day with an impressive 6th place finish out of 32 teams. Freshman Anna McNatt led the team with a PR of 19:06. Louie McNatt and Molly Dreher battled it out at the finish for the 2nd and 3rd spots, with a 19:13 and 19:14, respectively. Julia Heckey was 4th for McClatchy and Camille Combrink rounded out the top 5. The Varsity Boys were 24th out of 34 teams. Joe Wiley led the team, followed closely by Damon Lin and Ben Yeargain with PRs of 17:03 and 17:23. Nelson McMahon and Parker Van Ostrand were 4th and 5th for McClatchy. For the Frosh/Soph Boys, Jackson Wedel and Andrew Yee ran a PRs of 17:31 and 18:39, respectively. For the Frosh/Soph Girls, Larissa Yee was the top runner with a course PR of 22:08. Go Lions!

Capital Cross Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 29, 2019 7:43PM PDT
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The Varsity Boys started off the day with almost everyone running a PR. Joe Wiley led the team with a 15:50, followed by Parker Van Ostrand and Nelson McMahon. Senior Colby Tell and sophomore Jackson Wedel stepped up with a huge PRs to take the 4th and 5th spots for the Lions. The boys were 23rd out of 43 teams. The Varsity Girls looked strong taking 11th place out of 28 teams. Julia Heckey led the pack, followed by Molly Dreher, Anna McNatt , Camille Combrink and Olivia Johnson; all with big PRs . In the Frosh/Soph boys race, Joe Bogdan took the top spot for the Lions with a PR of 12:06, followed by Kai Sorensen, Jackson Evans, Tait de Boer and Alexander Li; all with PRs. In the Open Boys race, Nick Tidwell, Alex Flores and Trevor Tillett represented the Lions with with a trio of PRs as well. Finally, in the Open Girls race the Lions took 4th place out of 13 teams, with Ellie Damian kicking it in for 6th place overall out of 202 runners. She was followed by Astrid Sanchez in 12th, Kary Soubinh in 20th and Billie Cooper and Claire Finney in 73rd and 74th. Go Lions!

JOSH RUFF RECAP

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 15, 2019 8:27PM PDT
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It was a hot day at Willow Hills with temperatures reaching the upper 90s and on a tough course, athletes were really challenged! The Varsity Girls finished 10th overall and were led by Molly Dreher in 15th place out of 257. Freshman, Anna McNatt was 2nd for the Lions followed by Camille Combrink, Astrid Sanchez and Kary Soubinh. The Varsity Boys took 4th place out of 44 teams, and were led by Joe Wiley in 6th place out of 347. Parker Van Ostrand, Nelson McMahon and Damon LIn were 2, 3, 4 for the LIons. Sam Hemesath rounded out the top 5. The Frosh/Soph Boys were 8th and once again Jackson Wedel and Fletcher Lux led the Lions with an 8th and 12th place finish out of 294. Other top finishers for the Lions were Andrew Yee, Tait Deboer and Joe Bogdan. The Frosh/Soph Girls captured 3rd place overall, with Freshman Olivia Johnson leading the pack in 11th place out of 158. The sophomore crew of Harper Johnston, Olivia Correia, Michelle Wee and Larissa Yee completed the top 5. Most improved for this week goes to Molly Dreher and Alec Redmond. Great job everyone under tough conditions. Go Lions!

LAGOON VALLEY RECAP

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 8, 2019 9:31AM PDT
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We started the day off strong with the Frosh/Soph Girls winning first place out of 34 teams, and Louie McNatt taking first place as an individual out of 330 runners! Louie’s time of 13:11 puts her at #2 on McClatchy’s all-time list. Anna also made the top 10 list with a 13:40 and finished 7th overall. Three, four and five for the Lions were Olivia Johnson, Olivia Correia and Michelle Wee. The girls also beat McClatchy’s previous team record for the course by over a minute. The Frosh/Soph Boys took 5th place out of 38 teams, led by Jackson Wedel (16th) and Fletcher Lux (21st). Strong finishes by Ryan Tang, Andrew Yee and Joe Bogdan helped the team to their 5th place finish. The Varsity Boys also had a strong showing, with 4 runners making the top 10 all-time list for McClatchy. Joe Wiley was 15th overall, now 2nd on McClatchy’s all-time list. Parker Van Ostrand, Damon Lin and Nelson McMahon also made the all-time list at #5, 9 and 10. Ben Yeargain rounded out the top 5 with a PR, and helping the team to a 7th place finish out of 30 teams. The Varsity Girls were led by Camille Combrink with PR of 21:39. Once again, 100% of runners ran their best time for this course. Most improved goes to Holdin Fong for dropping his per mile pace by 16s from last week, and Camille Combrink for running her 3 mile PR. Go Lions!