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California Interscholastic Federation State Championships

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North Coast Section Championships

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Division 2


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East Bay Athletic League Champions

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Upcoming Dates:


9/22 - Team & Family Picnic - Kolb Park, Dublin - 10:30 AM


9/29 - Scott Bauhs Invitational - Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton - TBA


9/29 - Stanford Invitational (Varsity Boys) - Stanford Golf Course, Stanford - 12:00 PM


10/6 - Clovis Invitational (Top 24 Boys & Top 24 Girls) - Woodward Park, Fresno - 7:15 AM


10/6 - Crystal Springs Invitational - Crystal Springs, Belmont - TBA



Farmer Evaluation Form    Athletic “Fair Share” Donation Due 8/25/18


Boys Sweep All 4 Divisions; JV Girls & 32 Individuals Medal!

September 15, 2018 - Farmer Invitational - Hayward High School, Hayward - 8:30 AM - Only two weeks after a scrimmage at the same course, the Dublin Gaels were back at Hayward High for the Farmer Invitational on 9/15/18. This time, though, all athletes were required to run the 3-mile course. The Girls team earned a total of 7 medals throughout the day. In the Frosh-Soph race, Trisha Shangle (21:24) wasn’t phased by the idea of a longer race, finishing in 17th place and earning Dublin’s first medal of the day. Isabel DuBois (26:19) ran a 3-mile course for her first cross country race, diving straight into the deep end. In the varsity girls race, Maia Marquez (18:45) put her mark on DXC by making it to #5 all-time for the 3-mile course. Maya Gurusiddaiah (21:11) was a solid 5th runner on the team, helping the varsity girls come within 1 second of their NCS team time in 2017. This race was an indication of the potential that this girls team has, especially since 6 out of the top 7 female athletes will be returning next year. The JV girls had an impressive showing, securing a 2nd place plaque. Shelby Piegaro (22:14) got 17th place in the race and was up and running (literally) after an untreated stress fracture led to a shortened track season. Sara Morrison (22:48) maintained the 25th position, scoring the last medal of the race and helping her team score as their 3rd finisher. In the Open race, Kayla Siedler got 28:16, despite being the only Lady Gael in the race.


The Boys team brought home a total of 25 medals and 4 team wins. The Frosh-Soph boys set the tone for the rest of the day, missing a perfect team score by just one point. From the start of the race, the Gaels were at the front of the pack. Tanish Kumar(16:29) won the race with the help of cheers from his old school, American High. Adrian Tran (16:40) came in at a strong second, even after going the wrong way for the second race in a row. The Turpin twins were back in action, with Cole (16:44) getting 3rd place and Josh (16:56) getting 6th. In the Varsity Boys race, Hunter Lampi (15:35.12) and Kyle Elias (15:35.14) were neck and neck at the finish line, earning 3rd and 4th place. Grayson Young (15:54) had a great comeback after a heel injury, breaking the 16-minute mark. The JV boys continued the winning streak with another powerful duo, Matthew Kang (16:27.25) and Sebastian Munoz-Arroyo (16:27.86), coming 1st and 2nd. Andres Palma (17:36) had an outstanding performance, making moves throughout the second and third miles to help lead his team to 1st place. In the Open Boys race, Peter Dang (17:57), Gage Vickers (18:24), and Patrick Delgado (18:31) finished 3rd, 6th, and 9th respectively, all three making great pushes on the final hill to keep their position. Brian Lin (19:05) had a strong final mile, just missing the 19-minute mark. Miguel Endaya (19:36), in a classic freshman move, was leading the open race for the first 400 meters before settling into his pace and improving his average mile pace by 18 seconds from the scrimmage. DXC has to keep the enthusiasm and positive energy from Farmer Invitational as they go back to training until Scott Bauhs in 2 weeks.  Farmer Results    Farmer Warmup    Farmer Lineup    Farmer Goals Form    Hayward High School Course Tour    Hayward High School Course Map    Hayward High School All-Time List    Farmer Meet Information


Woodbridge Invitational - The Varsity Boys competed in the 2018 Woodbridge Invitational in Southern California, racing against some of the best teams and individuals in the nation. Loic Scomparin (14:07.1) finished 4th in the fastest race of the night, averaging an impressive 4:42 mile and beating former Gael Adrian Shroeder’s time of 14:09 from 2017. Surya Marimuthu(14:59.2) was Dublin’s third finisher, breaking 15 minutes on the course known for its sharp turns. Nile Desta (15:48.5) stepped up to be Dublin’s #5 runner and last scoring member.  Woodbridge Results


Boys Win 4 of 5 Divisions; Birthday Girl Marquez Wins 1st Race!

September 8, 2018 - Ed Sias invitational - Hidden Valley Park, Martinez - Dublin Cross Country made quite the statement their annual appearance at the 2018 Ed Sias Invitational. On the boy's side, the day started with the Frosh/Soph limited race, where the Dublin boys won with an outstanding score of 36 (despite going the wrong way). Led by Daniel Trampe (11:14), who got second place in the race, freshmen Suvan Shangle (11:20) and Vincent Giannini (11:26) were also able to finish in the top 10 and earn some cool swag at their first race. The future of DXC is looking bright in the hands of these talented young athletes. Next came the Boys Frosh Unlimited, where Everett Sundstrom (12:46) and Kai Lin (12:50) finished back-to-back, just as they usually do in practices and workouts. Martin Cao and Armaan Singh (both 15:00.8), were neck and neck at the finish line, barely going over the 15-minute mark. The Boys Varsity Large School race came after, with Dublin dominating the field despite the absence of their number one runner and sicknesses that occurred during the week. Christopher Middleton-Pearson (10:04) won the race, with teammate Surya Marimuthu (10:31) coming in at 4th place. Rohan Fonseka (10:42) had an outstanding race as number 3 on the Dublin team and number 8 overall, after being on the edge of varsity after the Hayward Scrimmage. Kyle Morrison (10:50) and Darren Furtado (10:58) were also able to finish before the 11-minute mark, resulting in all 5 of Dublin’s scoring members in the top 13 overall. Their performance at Ed Sias is only the first step in achieving the big goals that they have for this season. The Junior Varsity race showed just how deep the Dublin boys team is. The performances of Nile Desta (11:06) and Ari Stassinopoulos (11:19), are a testament to their hard work over the summer and at practice. Gabriel Schroeder (11:23), Sebastian Munoz Arroyo (11:30), Matthew Kang (11:45), and Vince Tan (11:47), all finished in the top 11, proving that the class of 2020 is still on the rise. Even after a long day of waiting, the Boys Frosh-Soph and Junior Varsity Unlimited won with the lowest team score of the day, just 25 points. Dublin athletes made up 3rd through 7th place, led by the sophomore trio of Jaden Valle (12:26), Ryan Seidler (12:32), and Conor Woofter (12:37). Patrick-Bruce Sargent (14:15) displayed amazing improvement, finishing more than 3 minutes faster than his 2017 performance. After winning multiple individual and team awards, the Dublin boys team definitely made it clear that they are a force to be reckoned with.  The Lady Gaels had great performances at Hidden Valley Park as well. The day started off with the Girls Frosh-Soph limited race, which featured DXC’s newest female athletes in their first ever cross country race. Maia Marquez (13:05) won the race (on her birthday!) by almost 25 seconds, proving to be an amazing addition to the girls team. Katie Lai (14:31) was a strong second finisher for the Dublin team, putting herself in a position to race varsity in the future. The next girls race of the day was the Girls Varsity Large School Limited. Even after a last-minute switch from JV to Varsity, Haley Tjon(15:14) was able to finish as a scoring member of the team. Rylee Turpin (13:49), showed that she was just as good on the trail as the track where she usually sprints, finishing first for Dublin in the race and in under 14 minutes. Skylar La (14:43) improved by over 1 minute from last year, an indication that this season is going to be full of personal records. After battling multiple injuries, Brittany Brunckhorst (15:22) made an inspiring return in her first cross country race in almost a year. The day ended for the girls team with the Junior Varsity limited race. Rebecca Symmank (16:27) also improved by over 1 minute, and Donya Sallak (17:26) and Natasha Jimenez (17:30) both had personal records despite injuries during the week. Emily Que (18:48) had a strong finish in her first cross country race, out-kicking several athletes as she made her way to the finish line. After a long and tiring day, Dublin Cross Country athletes left Hidden Valley Park with a sense of pride in all of their accomplishments during the day and a desire to make the rest of the season count.
  1. Ed Sias Results    Ed Sias Photos    Ed Sias Lineup    Ed Sias Warmup Schedule    Ed Sias Goals Form    Ed Sias Course Tour    Ed Sias All-Time List    Ed Sias Invitational Home Page    Ed Sias Meet Schedule    Ed Sias Live Results


Forward Motion 11th Annual XC Weekend & 1/2 Price Sale

August 25 & 26, 2018 - XC Weekend & 1/2 Price Sale - Forward Motion Sports, Danville - Great deals on 2018 XC flats, shoes and other products!  Purchase any two (2) pairs of shoes and receive a 15% discount off the entire purchase (this is a special offer for our team as the regular high school discount is 10% off shoes only).  Forward Motion will donate 5% of all purchases back to our cross country program.  FREE gift with purchase on all flats (while supplies last) and FREE nutrition and sport drink samples.  Just a reminder that everyone on the team is required to have a new pair of trainers and racing flats for the upcoming season so this is a great deal for both pairs of shoes!  Forward Motion Flyer


August 23, 2018 - Scrimmage vs. Bishop O’Dowd, Hayward & Miramonte - Hayward High School - Girls @ 4:00 PM, Boys @ 4:30 PM - All student athletes will be dismissed from class at 1:55 PM and will be traveling via bus to and from Hayward High School provided by DHS.  Scrimmage Results  Scrimmage Photos  Hayward High School 2.25 Mile Course Map    Hayward High School Course Tour    Hayward High School Scrimmage All-Time List


August 22, 2018 - PE Exemption Meeting - DHS Old Gymnasium - Lunch - This is a mandatory meeting for any sophomores, juniors and seniors currently participating in cross country who want to earn an Athletic PE exemption.


August 13, 2018 - 1st Official Practice - 3:15 PM - All student athletes must be cleared by this time.  Athletic Clearance


Nutrition Form - Our strength and conditioning coach Rob Blackwell has had a few of our student athletes ask for nutrition advice and can build custom meal programs for each individual student athlete if they so choose.  Please only fill out the form if you are actually planning on using it.  Nutrition Form    Contact Coach Blackwell


July 12, 2018 - 2-mile Time Trial - Emerald Glen Park, Dublin - 2-mile Emerald Glen Park Time Trial Results


Cross Country/Track & Field Incoming Freshman Athlete/Parent Information Night

May 29, 2018 - Dublin High School Library - 6:00 PM - Any incoming freshman interested in running cross country in the Fall and or track & field in the Spring, there will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, May 29 at 6:00 PM in the Dublin High School library.  The preliminary season schedule, the summer training schedule and other items will be included in the presentation.  Contact Coach Williams at coachchriswilliams@yahoo.com for more information.


Cross Country 2018 Student Athlete Meeting

May 3, 2018 - Any interested student athletes in running cross country in the Fall, there will be a meeting on Thursday, May 3 at 3:35 PM in the Student Union.  The preliminary season schedule, the summer training schedule and other items will be included in the presentation.  See Coach Kleinow, Coach Vidrio or contact Coach Williams at coachchriswilliams@yahoo.com for more information.