TheÂ ClaremontÂ boys earned the SGV’s only podium place in Saturday’s California State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno, while theÂ CovinaÂ girls had the top girls performance with their fourth place finish in Div IV.
It was a bit of a rough day for our local teams, with only three of the nine, the above two plus theÂ La SernaÂ boys performing ahead of the average for Southern Section teams in their race.
Three SGV athlete’s made the State Meet’s ten person podium.Â Audrey SuarezÂ (Jr, Mayfield) was the only girl, finishing 3rd/17:53 in Div. IV, 9 seconds off of her winning time in 2018. On the boys side, ClaremontÂ junior Jack Keough-LansfordÂ led his team’s strong Div II effort with a 7th/15:14 finish, whileÂ Eduardo De PazÂ (Sr, Baldwin Park) was 3rd/15:31 and the top CIF-SS athlete in Div III. Jack and Eduardo’s times rank them =17th and =48th, respectively, among theÂ SGV All-Time Top 50 Performers on this storied 5000m course.
The SGV’s results, by division, are after the jump Continue reading Claremont Boys and Covina Girls Lead SGV at State Meet.