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Lagoon Valley Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Sep 3, 2017 1:42PM PDT
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Nice job at Lagoon Valley!  The varsity athletes had a chance to run the 2 mile course once again and see their improvements over last year or two years ago.  

The varsity boys took 4th out of 23 teams.  Jonah took 2nd overall for the varsity boys in an impressive 11:00 (or 10:59.9 if we are being more precise).  That’s a 42s pr for the course.  Derek was 8th overall, with 11:12, a 58s course pr.   Stephen was 23rd, with 11:34, a 15s course pr.  Emmett and Marcos rounded out the top 5 for the varsity boys with 12:03 and 12:14.  

The varsity girls also took 4th place out of 19 teams.  Ashley led the team with a 13:45 followed by Justine in 14:07 (29s course pr), Megan (14:54), Sophia (1526)  and Quincy (16:17).

The frosh/soph boys posted an impressive 6th place out 27 teams.  They were led by Parker Van Ostrand in 12:14, who took 10th place out of 286 runners and was the first freshman.  Nelson was 2nd for the CKM in 12:23 (1:51 faster than last year).  Jackson (13:05), Damon (13:21) and Ben (13:41) rounded out the top 5.

The frosh/soph girls were one short of complete team, but had some great individual performances.  Julia Heckey finished 7th out of 182 runners in 14:34 and Camille was 22nd in 15:38 (3s  faster than last year).

The JV boys and girls also had incomplete teams, but some good individual races.  Brian finished 8th of 214 runners in 12:37 and Michelle was 12th of 73 and showed great improvement over last week.  Hilda also had a course pr of 5s despite the heat.  Great job everyone!

Oakmont Invite Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Aug 28, 2017 8:29PM PDT
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We had some great performances on Saturday!  Justine Kanzler led the varsity girls with a 15:37 and finished 17th out of 142, while Stephen Crocker led the varsity boys in 12:46 and was 10th of 188.  Top performances in the frosh/soph race were by Nelson McMahon with a 14:26 (1:59 faster than last year) and freshman Julia Heckey, with a 16:40 and 10th of 187.  Most improved goes to Esmeralda Jimenez for taking 2:33 off her time from last year.  Other notable improvements were by Paige Anderson and Aldo Martinez, taking 1:44 and 1:42 off their times from last year.   Great job!

All athletes, including incoming freshman, are strong encouraged to attend summer conditioning. We will meet Monday through Thursday at 6:30am in Land Park. Meet by the baseball fields at the corner of 13th street and 13th avenue. Athletes are required to have all their paperwork completed before they can participate. See the link above. They also need a good pair of running shoes and a water bottle for practice. A running watch is also useful.

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Bronco Invite Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Oct 20, 2016 10:06PM PDT
For the Frosh/Soph girls, Camille, Paige and Lauren all had PR’s on the course. Paige wins the most improved with 1:52 faster than last race.

For the Frosh/Soph boys, Jackson, Marc, Matt, Erik and Tomas all had PR’s. Jackson wins the most improved with 1:10 faster than last race.

Varsity Girls finished 4th of 25 teams, with PR performances by Clarissa (18:56), Ashley (19:10), Sophia (20:31) and Justine (20:39). They are now #1, 2, 7 and 8 for McClatchy on the Willow Hills Course. It was also McClatchy’s fastest team time on this course.

Varsity Boys had outstanding PR performances by Jonah (16:11) and Stephen (16:26) and Mark (18:42). Jonah and Stephen are now #1 & 3 on the McClatchy all-time list.

JV Girls had PR performances by Hilda, Esmeralda, Maya and Maryn. Most improved goes to Hilda with 3:57 faster than last race on this course.

JV boys had PR performances by Aldo, Brian, Derek I, Shelby and Xavier. Most improved goes to Aldo with 4:25 faster than last meet.

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Stanford Recap

Posted by McClatchy Lions Cross Country at Oct 2, 2016 9:37PM PDT

Great job at Stanford this weekend!

Boys took 2nd out of 32 teams. Jonah finished 5th overall out of 259 runners in a time of 15:45. PR’s by Stephen (16:19), Derek (16:21) and Marcos (16:42) and a Team PR almost 3 minutes faster than last year.

Girls took 7th out of 32 teams. Clarissa took 3rd overall out of 226 runners in 18:10. PR’s by Ashley (19:03), Megan (20:04) and Justine (20:10) and Team PR about 50 seconds faster than last year.

Saturday, October 8th is The Other Meet at Granite Regional Park. We host this meet with Rio, so we will need parent volunteers to help collect timing chips, pass out water and to be course monitors. We need volunteers from about 8am-noon. Please let me know if you can help. Athletes should be at the meet by 8am also, so they can assist with the middle school races.

Jog-A-Thon is on Friday Oct.7. The money raised goes towards paying for entry fees to meets, uniforms, warm-ups, end of season awards, training equipment, etc. The goal is to raise $150 per athlete.

Wednesday practice is at Willow Hills, 4-6pm. Athletes, please try to coordinate your own rides up to Willow Hills. Let me know if you are unable to find a ride. Thank you parents who have been driving!