State Finals: Glendora Second, Brittnie Top Girl

The East San Gabriel Valley had a bigger than usual representation at last Saturday’s California State Cross Country Championships. One team and four individuals went to the line of the 5000 meter course in Fresno’s Woodward Park.

The day began with Glendora’s Lauren Justus in the Div II. Lauren had the top SGV performance at . . . → Read More: State Finals: Glendora Second, Brittnie Top Girl

Final SGV Mt.Sac Lists

Saturday’s CIF Finals gave a select group of area athletes one last chance to compete on the famous course. Between the two invites, two league finals, and the two CIF meets, almost every ESGV cross country athlete had at least one Mt.Sac experience, making performances on this course the fairest basis of comparison.

Glendora’s Lauren . . . → Read More: Final SGV Mt.Sac Lists

CIF Finals: Glendora Wins, Velasco, Justus, Munoz and Scott Move On

The Glendora boys followed up on their Prelims breakthough with a solid performance to win the CIF SS – Division 2 Title for the leading ESGV performance at last Saturdays’ CIF Finals.

Racing one last time over the famously hilly and tough 2.91, the Tartans combined for a 78:38 team time and 96 points to . . . → Read More: CIF Finals: Glendora Wins, Velasco, Justus, Munoz and Scott Move On

SGV at CIF Finals

Four East San Gabriel Valley teams and four individuals will compete at this Saturday’s CIF Finals at Mt.Sac. Here’s the schedule:

7:45Â Â Div II Girls:Â Â Lauren Justus (Glendora) 8:05Â Div III Girls:Â St. Lucy’s, Bonita, Brittnie Munoz (Rosemead) 8:25Â Â Div II Boys:Â Â Glendora 8:45Â Â Div III Boys:Â South Hills, Paul . . . → Read More: SGV at CIF Finals

SGV XC in the News

Be sure to check out the preview of CIF finals in today’s SGV Tribune:Â Bonita and Glendora are Ready to Run

Also, take a minute to read this great article about Diego and Danny Mercado from West Covina (’06). They will complete their Oregon XC careers at Monday’s NCAA Div. I championships. Diego remains the . . . → Read More: SGV XC in the News

SGV Mt.Sac Lists: Justus and Castro Run to the Front

Saturday’s CIF Prelims led to deep revisions in the the SGV’s Best Performers at Mt.Sac Lists. The cool conditions gave the athletes a chance to show off their best and to compete under the same conditions throughout the day.

Glendora’s Anthony Castro and Lauren Justus had strong performances to jump to the top of the . . . → Read More: SGV Mt.Sac Lists: Justus and Castro Run to the Front

Prelims Boys: Glendora Ascendant, South Hills Advances, Velasco and Balderas Move On

Only Glendora was expected to advance among the ESGV boys teams and they did, but a series of great performances will give them company at this coming Saturday’s CIF Finals.

The Tartans did even better than expected, dominating their heat with only 36 points. Their team time of 78:44 was the best in Div. II . . . → Read More: Prelims Boys: Glendora Ascendant, South Hills Advances, Velasco and Balderas Move On

Prelims Girls: Bonita & St. Lucy’s, Lauren and Brittnie Move On

The SGV girls teams and individuals ran mostly according to form on the famous hills of Mt.Sac during Saturday’s CIF Prelims. Bonita, led by a strong PR from Marissa Scott, and St. Lucy‘s were both seeded. They both met expectations and moved on in Div. III, but narrowly. Each team finished fourth in their heats, . . . → Read More: Prelims Girls: Bonita & St. Lucy’s, Lauren and Brittnie Move On

SGV Cross Country Awards at Mt. Sac – Thursday, December 3rd

Once again, Tim O’Rourke and the folks that run the Mt. Sac Invite will be presenting the San Gabriel Valley Cross Country Awards. Here are the details, straight from Tim:

Once again this year we would like to honor the top five senior, and junior, sophomore and freshman boys and girls; the top team; . . . → Read More: SGV Cross Country Awards at Mt. Sac – Thursday, December 3rd

Montview: Azusa moves up, SV, Laura and Fabian repeat

The Montview league seems to like repetition. They run all three cluster meets and their finals of the tough 3 mile course at Schabarum Park, and they had the same winners in all four meets – with one exception.

In Thursday’s finals, Sierra Vista’s Laura Gutierrez led her teammates to a season sweep, taking all . . . → Read More: Montview: Azusa moves up, SV, Laura and Fabian repeat

SGV Track & XC

This site is maintained by Bob Ramsey – a SGV T&F athlete (Arroyo ’80), and former coach at Glendora HS and Meet Director of the SGV Champs. Bob is currently Director of Track & Field and Cross Country at Whittier College