CROSS COUNTRY NEWS

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East Bay Athletic League Champions


**Boys - 2016**


North Coast Section Championships


Boys

Champions

**2016 - Division 2**


2nd Place

2014 - Division 2

1999 - Division 4

What’s New - Hayward High School All-Time List    Woodbridge Results (Sweepstakes Boys Individual & Team)    Farmer Results    Farmer Photos    Clovis Boys Rankings    Recommended Watch    Practice Calendar

Upcoming Dates:


9/30 - Scott Bauhs Invitational - Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton - 8:30 AM


10/7 - Clovis Invitational - Woodward Park, Fresno - 9:30 AM


10/11 - EBAL Center Meet - Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton - 3:30 PM



Team Dinner 9/29 Signup Sheet    Scott Bauhs Snacks Signup Sheet


*Every student athlete must download the app “TRAIN HEROIC” with the access code “Sub4minute” and then create a profile.*


September 30, 2017 - Scott Bauhs Invitational - Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton - 8:30 AM - All student athletes are expected to arrive via their own transportation to Shadow Cliffs Regional Park by 7:00 AM regardless of when they race.  There have been schedule changes from the original meet information:

  1. 8:30 AM - Boys Freshman

  2. 9:05 AM - Girls Freshman

  3. 9:40 AM - Boys Varsity

  4. 10:10 AM - Girls Varsity

  5. 10:40 AM - Boys Sophomore

  6. 11:15 AM - Girls Sophomore

  7. 11:50 AM - Boys JV

  8. 12:25 PM - Girls JV

Shadow Cliffs Course Map    Shadow Cliffs Course Tour


Boys 3rd, Knock off 3 Nationally Ranked Teams

September 16, 2017 - Woodbridge Invitational - Silverlakes Sports Park, Corona - 9:54 PM - The DHS Boys Cross Country team traveled down to Southern California to compete in the Woodbridge Invitational.  This is one of the biggest cross country meets in the nation and has some of the best team in the entire united states.  At this meet, the boys team ran in the biggest race of the night and finished 3rd.  This amazing effort was led by Senior Adrian Schroeder, who ran the three mile course in an astounding 14:09.  That equates to a 4:43 mile!  Loic Scomparin and Chris Middleton-Pearson (14:39 and 14:43) both broke 15 for the first time.  Gaurav Phanse came in 4th for our team and, despite losing a shoe 1 mile in, still finished in 14:58.  Congratulations to the boys team and this outstanding achievement.  Woodbridge Evaluation Form    Woodbridge Results (Sweepstakes Boys Individual & Team)


Girls Set DHS Team Time Record; 48 Medal!

September 16, 2017 - Farmer Invitational - Hayward High School, Hayward - 10:00 AM - The Farmer Invite was full of big improvements across the board.  There were multiple runners that improved drastically over the scrimmage time on the same course.  Amelie Chabot (15:48), running in her first cross country race ever, finished 8th in her heat. Sara Morrison (18:03) improved her time on the Hayward course by almost a minute.  Grayson Young (12:58) was also able to improve greatly over his time of 15:18 at the scrimmage. And freshman Ryan Seidler (14:52) was in the running for the biggest improvement of the day, running 4 MINUTES faster than his scrimmage time (19:01). The Freshman Boys team was able to walk away with second place in their race.  In the Open race, Nicole Chen (15:51) was finally able to race and finished 5th in her race.  Also in the Open Race, Stella Rocchi (16:51) made HUGE improvements over her scrimmage time of 20:37.  In the JV Girls 3 mile race, both Evelyn Morehead (4th: 20:53) and Sidney Tran (5th: 20:59) were able to break 21 minutes, helping lead their team to a win in the race.  In the Sophomore boys race, Kyle Elias (12:15) made a triumphant comeback with a win, and Vince Tan (12:44) came in third to help the boys team get second in their heat.  In the Open boys race, both Oswald Dai (13:57.17) and Jackson Berg (13:57.22) had a heated race, with Oswald winning by only  .05 seconds.  The JV boys team dominated their heat and put their top 7 in the top 10 of the race.  In fact, all 10 boys were in top 25, meaning every boy for DHS got a medal for the second year in a row.  In the Varsity races, both the boys and girls got second, with the boys team missing out on first place by one point.  For the boys, Noah Goldfarb (16:04) and Surya Marimuthu (16:05) ran amazing times.  For the girls, Shelby Piegaro ran a fantastic 19:56, breaking 20 for the first time. The girls team time (1:38:52) was the fastest on that course in DHS history, ensuring that the girls will make a strong showing at NCS.  Farmer Evaluation Form    Farmer Results    Farmer Photos    Hayward High School All-Time List


Dublin Makes Statement at 1st Meet of the Year

September 9, 2017 - Ed Sias Invitational - Hidden Valley Park, Martinez - 8:30 AM -

The year started off strong for Dublin as they headed to the Ed Sias Invitational, a trip the Gaels have been making for almost a decade now.  The day started off with a strong showing from the Frosh Boys Unlimited race, where freshmen Grayson Young and Gage Vikers (both at 12:41) helped lead their team to a fourth-place finish.  The boys JV continued the trend with a dominating performance, scoring just 24 points and having their top 5 runners in the top 10 of the race and all 7 runners finished in the top 17 of the race.  Keep in mind, there were over 150 runners in this race alone, so an amazing team achievement.  This was led by senior Trevor Chapman (10:54) who is now a two-time winner on the course. The boys Frosh/Soph Limited race was not able to continue the team medal streak, but Freshman Surya Marimuthu was able to finish in an outstanding 11:02 to set up his spot as a top 10 runner on the loaded Dublin High School boy's squad  This race was followed up by the JV Unlimited race, where Brandon Lai (11:56) helped lead 12 Dublin runners into the top 17 of the race.  It was then time for the Varsity Boys race, and the team came in with high expectations.  The boys ended up winning in an unofficial meet record of 51:53, with an excellent team score of just 23.  The top three are going to get talked about a lot this year, but we must highlight the number 5 runner, Kyle Morrison (10:54),  who really stepped up for his team. It was then the girls' turn. The varsity girls were first, and they proved that they have some great potential this year with a team spread of only 47 seconds.  Led by junior Danielle Han (13:12) in her first ever cross country race, the Lady Gaels brought new talent and seasoned veterans together.  In an emotional return to the race, Evelyn Morehead (14:54) helped lead the JV Girls limited to an impressive 3rd place as a team.  In the Frosh/Soph Limited, newcomers Haley Tjon and Sidney Tran (14:34; 14:50) ran impressive first races.  And in the last race of the day, Stella Rocchi (17:08) took 9th and received another piece of hardware for the Dublin Gaels.  Overall, Dublin took home plaques, medals, and the knowledge that this was going to be a very good year to be a Gael.  Ed Sias Evaluation Form  Ed Sias Results    Anant Jain Ed Sias Photos    James Morehead Ed Sias Photos    Ed Sias All Time List (updated)


August 26 & 27, 2017 - 10th Annual XC Weekend - Forward Motion Sports - 432 Hartz Avenue, Danville - Great deals on 2017 XC flats, shoes and other products.  Purchase any two (2) pairs of shoes and receive a 10% discount off the entire purchase.  Forward Motion will donate 5% of all purchases back to the DHS Cross Country program.  FREE gift with purchase on all flats (while supplies last)!  FREE nutrition and sport drink samples!  Forward Motion XC Weekend Flier    Recommended Watch


August 25, 2017 - Scrimmage vs. Bishop O’Dowd, Hayward & Miramonte - Hayward High School, Hayward - 3:45 PM - 8/25/17 Scrimmage Results


August 19, 2017 - Team Family BBQ - Alamo Creek Park, Dublin - 11:00 AM - Hello Parents! Welcome to our 2017 Cross Country Season! My name is Darby Lampi and my son Hunter Lampi is a Junior on the cross country team. Whether you are a seasoned cross country family, or new to the sport, I think we will agree that the cross country family is a close knit one. To get things started right, we wanted to invite you to a Cross Country Family BBQ at Alamo Creek Park, located on the corner of Dougherty Road and Willow Creek Drive, on Saturday August 19, 2017 right after practice, about 11:00 a.m.  It will be a great opportunity for new parents to get to know the “veterans” and the coaches better as well as the athletes to get back in sync with each other and welcome in their new teammates. Siblings are also invited to attend. We will supply burgers and veggie burgers, along with all the fixings. We ask that each of you sign up to bring either side dishes, drinks, dessert or supplies via the link  Cross Country Family BBQ Signup SheetFeel free to bring any added items. I am sure some crazy basketball will  be played, and we will have cornhole for those who may like to play something a little more low key.  There is a jungle gym and swings for little ones too. Looking forward to seeing you all there! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to me at darbylampi@gmail.com or by phone 510-332-7628.  Looking forward to seeing everyone on August 19. Go Gaels!


Meet the Pro: An Evening With Strava Track Club’s Ayla Granados

August 9, 2017 - Meet the Pro: An Evening With Strava Track Club’s Ayla Granados - Thornberry Running & Sports Therapy (7051 Commerce Circle, Pleasanton) - 8:00 PM - Division II All-American and current Strava Track Club/Rabbit athlete Ayla Granados will be spending an evening with us to share her journey to becoming a professional runner. Fresh off a summer racing circuit in Europe, she will offer her unique perspective on what it takes to advance to the next level as well as "things she knows now that she wishes she knew then."  Q&A and refreshments to follow her presentation.  You will leave entertained, inspired, motivated and with some free SWAG!  To read more about Ayla, click here: https://www.runinrabbit.com/pages/ayla-granados    Event Website



HSU Distance Running Camp

July 23-28, 2017 - HSU Distance Running Camp - Humboldt State University, Arcata - Student athletes are encouraged to sign up for the camp.  Coach will be assigning room assignments the closer we get to camp.  Registration deadline is June 23, 2017 (they sold out last year BEFORE the deadline so please at the very least send in your deposit NOW!).  Please send in your forms ASAP and be sure to indicate on your form that you are a Dublin athlete.  HSU Distance Running Camp    HSU Distance Running Camp Carpool


July 13, 2017 - Emerald Glen 2-mile Time Trial - Emerald Glen Park, Dublin - Emerald Glen 2-mile Time Trial Results


Phanse & Schroeder Ranked in NorCal Pre-Season Top 10

July 13, 2017 - Seniors Gaurav Phanse (9th) and Adrian Schroeder (5th) have been named to the NorCal Pre-Season Top 10 Cross Country Runners by the Cross Country Express.  NorCal Pre-Season Top 10 Rankings (7/13/17)


Boys Open Preseason NCS DII Rankings #1, Girls “On The Bubble”

June 20, 2017 - The Boys Team has been ranked #1 in the North Coast Section Division II by the Cross Country Express with seniors Gaurav Phanse and Adrian Schroeder and junior Loic Scomparin listed as some of the top returners.  The Girls Team were also listed as an “On The Bubble” team in NCS DII.  NCS Division II Rankings (6/20/17)


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

June 12, 2017 - Dublin High School Room M-212 - 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 Monday, June 12 at 6:00 PM in room M-212 at Dublin High School.  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 2017 Student Athlete Meeting

May 23, 2017 - Any interested student athletes in running cross country in the Fall, there will be a meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 3:35 PM in Coach Kleinow’s room M-212.  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.