St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) athletes Cooper Teare and Kiera Marshall swept the individual championships at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Div. V state cross country meet last Saturday, Nov. 28.
The 5K, or 5,000-meter, course took runners through Woodward Park in Fresno. There were five races each in both the men’s and women’s divisions.
Teare, a senior, beat out 200 other participants in the men’s Div. V race, while Marshall finished before 203 other cross-country athletes.
St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) senior Cooper Teare finished in first place at the 43rd Annual Stanford Invitational’s men’s seeded competition last Saturday, Oct. 1, at Stanford Golf Course in Palo Alto.
The Alameda and Encinal high school cross country teams began their fall 2019 seasons at the Lowell Invitational at Hellman Hollow at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Saturday, Sept. 7.
The Alameda High School (AHS) women’s team finished fourth out of 24 teams in the varsity Division II competition. They were spearheaded by junior Olivia Liuson who finished sixth overall out of 164 participants. Liuson finished with a time of 17:17.10 in the 2.93-mile race.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) and Alameda High School cross-country teams competed at the Clovis Invitational last Saturday, at Woodward Park in Fresno.
The SJND men’s team finished 11th out of 32 teams in the small school division. SJND sophomore Zavier Annis was the first Pilot to cross the finish line in the 5,000-meter race. He completed the trek in 16:27.9, good for 17th place out of 219 participants. Fellow Pilot sophomore Dominic Padre was the second to cross. He finished with a time of 16:45.7, which put him at 28th place.
Encinal High School Jets cross country runner Shelby Nelson set a team record at the Lowell Invitational meet in Golden Gate Park last Saturday. She finished fourth in a heat of 171 runners, with a time of 17:55, beating the previous record set in 2009 by 24 seconds. Nelson, a junior, finished 10th overall. The race is the first and largest of the cross country season with more than 80 schools and almost 3,000 athletes participating.
St. Joseph Notre Dame’s (SJND) two prominent cross country athletes competed in national cross country competitions in the last several weeks.
Men’s cross country team member Cooper Teare took 16th place, out of 195 participants, at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Dec. 3. Teare completed the three-mile course at the Glendoveer Golf Course in 15:58. The top 21 finishers at event, which included Cooper, earned the distinction of All-American.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) women’s cross country team won the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. V title for the second year in a row last Saturday, Nov. 19, at Hayward High.
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The Pilots were paced by senior Kiera Marshall who finished first in the individual race out of 166 participants. Marshall completed the three-mile course at Hayward High in 17:08.40. Marshall had the third fastest time out of the 603 female participants who competed in the five division meets.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame women’s cross country team took home the Bay Cities League East regional championship, while the men’s team finished in second place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland. Pilots’ seniors Kiera Marshall and Cooper Teare each won their league championship individual races.
The teams will take part in the North Coast Section Championships this Saturday, Nov. 19, in Hayward.
Athletes from Alameda and Encinal finished first and second as individuals in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) league championship women’s varsity meet Nov. 5, at Hayward High.
Hornet sophomore Lauren Lum finished first out of 59 participants in the three-mile race. She came in with a time of 17:54.15. Right on her heels was Jet sophomore Shelby Nelson, who completed the course in 18:06.65 for second place.