September 21, 2002 Kualoa Ranch, Oahu HI
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Hawaii high schools will greet 16 mainland schools
from five states, plus one from New Zealand
Meet Director Greg Char's Preview:
The Iolani Cross Country Invitational has expanded tremendously
for the 2002 meet which is set for Saturday, September 21st.
The 4th edition will feature sixteen mainland high schools
from five states and New Zealand competing against Hawaii's
best runners from over twenty schools. The races will be
held once again at beautiful Kualoa Ranch on the windward
side of Oahu. In addition, the University of Hawaii is hosting
a college race that will include UCLA and two former Hawaii
champions: Victoria Chang, the 1999 Foot Locker national
champion, who has transferred from Stanford and will run
for U. of Hawaii, and Crystal Cuadra, a freshman at San
- results, rankings, and other current news
(alphabetical by state)
Bobcat Inv - Mountain Home sweeps, boys
27 and girls 64.
Gravett Inv - Houston TN takes girls
title (35 pts), while Ashley Williams, Mt.
St. Marys, wins in 14:27 4k. Conway AR takes
boys title (52 pts.) with tie breaker over Lake Hamilton
AR, while Lake Hamilton's Burt Hicks
won individual honors in 16:31 5k.
sweeps, boys 94 points and girls 30 in 30-team races.
Murrieta Valley jr Liza Pasciuto 17:57
3.1m and Don Lugo sr Erick Maldonado 15:36
(left) break their own course records.
Pasciuto was 51 seconds faster than last year and Maldonado
|Laguna Hills Inv -
Fastest of day are Cypress sr David Napper
14:53 3m, Woodbridge jr Michael Hadden 14:59
and Villa Park's Erica Sahli 18:19.
Colton Swarm - Etiwanda sr Mike Poe 15:02
3m and Duarte jr Mohamed Trafeh 15:10
are 1-2 in 100 degree weather. Bloomington soph Christina
Olivas 18:52 is overall girls best.
Seaside Inv - Rio Mesa sr Phillip Reid 14:36
3m is fastest boy of day; La Reina jr Katie Gose
17:34 is fastest girl. Canyon Country
girls sizzle with 18:04 average for five scorers.
Baron Inv - Mar Vista jr Troy Swier smashes
course record in 15:04 3.1m, with 4:30 first mile, staking
claim as hottest runner in California.
Millikan Inv - Foothill sr Katie Strachan
18:33 3m won by 45 seconds. Fastest boy was Downey
sr Jose Casillas 15:27.
Viking Opener - Montgomery Santa Rosa
girls dominate again.
Morro Bay Inv - Cabrillo sr Duane Solomon
wins in 16:14.
Bell Invitational -
Smoky Hill CO dominates with
Kaltenbach sisters and Brent Vaughn.
Megan Kaltenbach broke her own course record with a time of
17:36 5k in Division 1, and led the US#15 Smoky Hill 58 to
a 57 point margin over Albuquerque Academy NM and Fairview
CO. Vaughn got a 17-second PR at 15:16. US#11 Albuquerque
Academy NM boys beat Colorado #3 Denver West.
Inv, Grand Junction - Nationally ranked Mountain
View UT invaded Western Colorado with a vengeance,
dominating both boys and girls races. The US#2 boys scored
21 points with 7 of the top 11 runners, headed by Mike Steele's
8-second course record 15:59 5k. The US#7 girls scored 17
points with 7 of the top 9 places, headed by the 1-2 punch
of Heidi Magill 18:51 and Heidi Houle
Wilton Inv - Danbury
sweeps - Girls 57,
with juniors Liz Calle 16:17 2.5m and Jessica Valencia 16:32
finishing 1-2. Boys 57 (4-6-11-13-23). New
Milford places 1-2 in boys race with sr Pete Matthiessen
15:25 and jr Reid McEwan 15:26.
on MySportsResults - 24th Windham Inv featured Conard
CT jr Ahmed Haji 15:18 3.1m and Killingly
sr Meghan Owen 14:07 2.5m.
week by Ricky Quintana - Ryan Deak 15:45
leads Maclay Tallahassee FL to upset win
over US#24 Chiles Tallahassee, 40-56. Andy Biladeau,
nursing a sore foot, prevails over Kevin Lyons by 2 seconds,
15:53 to 15:55. Sam Vazquez 16:09 wins
easily at Ridgeview Inv; Flagler wins team
week on gatfxc.com - Hanna's rain slow times, but Walton
boys and Brookwood girls win large
school races at Bulldog Stampede at Georgia
University. Walton sr Kristin Heffelfinger wins
coaches rankings Sep 17 - All classification leaders are
Walton sr Kristin Heffelfinger, Pope sr Sean
Reilly, Brookwood boys, and Lakeside
Invitational - Lawrence North IN sr Nef Araia
15:39 5k set a course record for the second straight
week (Midwest Meet
of Champions). Carmel IN jr Katie Harrington 15:01
4k won the girls race. US#18 Columbus North IN boys
followed up their MMOC win with a win here on scoring
by time over Davidson Hilliard OH, 83:57 to 85:14. Davidson
girls returned the favor over Columbus North, 80:30
summary on IllinoisRunner.com - The much anticipated dual
between Edwardsville's Stephen Pifer and
Lake Zurich's Sam Romanoski didnt go as planned.
Pifer won easily in 14:41 on the 2.97 state course, while
Romanoski took third in 14:53. Jeremy Williams of Lockport
Township was second in 14:50. Pifer cruised easily for the
win as Romanoski rolled his ankle at the 2-mile mark and dropped
back. Both Pifer and Romanoski are said to be still in base
training with their sites set on end of season goals of the
state meet and Foot Locker. Other races of note: Normal West
sr Meghan Braffett 17:29 3m, winning by 1:19;
Naperville North jr Lisa Bonistalli 18:03
3m on hilly course; and Wheaton North sr Sammie Polock
17:36 and Carbondale jr Caitlin Chrisman
17:40 to go 1-2 on the 2.97 mile state meet course.
Coaches Poll - York is still number one
for Class AA guys, while Sandburg girls have
dominated in the last two weeks and moved up to the top spot
in Class AA. In Class A, Winnebago boys upset
#1 Eureka and #2 Normal U-High this past weekend, so they
moved into #1. Eureka girls retain Class
9/14 Weekly Report by Anthony Bozarth - Olathe
East sweeps all four divisions at Olathe North Inv.
Liz Kramer, the 2002 6A 1600 meter champion
who is in her first serious cross country season, wins Hutchinson
Harrier Special - Somerset KY jr Sarah Cole set
a course record winning in 18:34 3.1m. Bell County jr Nathaniel
Blank 16:04 won the boys race. Team titles: Woodford
County girls 37, Henry Clay boys
Oldham Invitational - The 1-2 punch of exchange student
jr Ondre Puskar 16:43 5k and sr Kal
Clark 16:56 led host South Oldham boys
to the win with 48 points (1-2-5-7-33). Oldham County
girls 42 beat South Oldham on the tie breaker. Ballard
jr Julie Yonts 20:01 won the girls race.
KY Sep 21 KTCCCA
preview - 48th Trinity Inv, oldest meet in Kentucky, features
the top ranked Bluegrass State team, South Oldham,
and the top ranked runner, Bobby Curtis.
Feliciana Relay - 4 x 1.5 mile relay over hay bales and
mud. Catholic New Iberia girls win in 42:34
for new course record by 2:19. Walker boys win
Inv, Goucher College - St. Mark's DE
boys edged West Springfield VA 57-59 as out
of state teams claimed the first five spots. West Springfield's
Jeff Day 16:27 5k was a 24-second winner.
In the girls race, West Springfield VA beat
Maryvale Prep MD 72-81, with Maryvale's Kelly
Sullivan 19:36 the individual winner.
Shoe Inv, Johns Hopkins U. - Georgetown Prep won
the boys race over Damascus MD, 33-51, with Leonardtown's
Brian Isleib 17:11 the individual winner.
Mercy girls placed 2-3-5-6-17 to win with
33 points; Britta Nelson of Havre de Grace
was the individual winner in 20:03.
MD Knights Invite - Senior Pat Bailey
15:31 3m leads Northeast #10 C. Milton Wright
boys 62 to an easy win. Broadneck MD jr Lauren
Centrowicz 18:57 led her team to victory in the girls
ME Brandon Bonsey,
a junior at Falmouth ME, won the Ellsworth Invitational in
14:21 2.9m, third fastest time ever run on the Ellsworth course
(Steve Dewitt and Louie Luchini).
Holly Inv - Bedford boys 101 (Catholic
Central Detroit 109) win Division 1 team title. Clarkston
girls 53 (Brighton 60, Saline 63). Fastest of day
are Grand Blanc sr Chris Catton 16:02 5k
and Country Day Detroit soph Megan Young 18:59.
Hillsboro-Deering NH sr Zach Emerson (right)
won in 15:58 3.15m over a windy, challenging course
with a victory margin of 1:32.
Challenge - Lee's Summit sr Marc Tegenkamp
toured this tough course in 15:39 5k, just 8 seconds behind
older brother Matt's course record.
Invitational - Abbey Graham of Pontotoc
16:28 4k won the girls race, but Houston TN
took the next three places and won the team title with 29
points. Host Tupelo boys won both the JV
and varsity races, with Brett Martin 16:55
5k and Robert Scribner 16:59 placing 1-2
in the varsity race.
Hill dual - Jordan Durham jr Katherine Merrill
runs 18:55 5k to break the Chapel Hill course record
by 60 seconds. The Chapel Hill course is a slow route
with a lot of tight turns.
Nevada Coaches Top 10 - Centennial boys
and Green Valley girls top the charts.
32nd Las Vegas Inv
California teams sweep
Fountain Valley CA girls
87 beat US#16 Columbia NY
98 behind first place sr Bethany Nickless 15:24
2.5m, who won by 80 meters. Rubidoux CA
boys 71, led by 4th place Antonio Jiminez 15:29
3m. Next boys teams were Rancho Buena Vista
CA 84, Fountain Valley CA 99
and Centennial NV 135. Hurricane
UT sr Tony Jones wins boys race in
15:13. Results and photos on NVTrackStats.
Story and results on DyeStatCal.
photos by Nevada
boys teams to watch - by Tom Cuffe
boys team poll - Tom Cuffe picks Dewitt Clinton
Rankings Week #1 - by Dan Doherty. Leaders are Saratoga
(Class A), Honeoye Falls-Lima (Class
B), Skaneateles (Class C), Bronxville
Invitational - Lakewood
OH sr Michelle Sikes
broke the course record with a 17:59 5k clocking.
Hudson OH sr Wesley Smith
14:56 beat Glenn Collins, Hoover North Canton, by
39 seconds, with host Chris Kollar dropping back. Mentor
OH boys 77 won a tight team race. Strongsville
OH girls won with 46 points.
OH Eaton Inv - Minster OH jr Sunni
Olding won her third straight race in 18:20 5k.
Balance Festival of Champions - Joaquin Chapa
15:07 5k and Alex Wall 15:11 lead
US#13 Grant boys with 85 points (1-2-7-37-38)
over Snohomish WA 104. Visiting Desert Vista AZ won
the girls race with 50 points (1-3-5-11-30) behind freshman
Kieara Sammons 18:09, with jr sister Katie
Sammons 3rd in 18:29. Oregon's #1 girls team, St.
Mary's, without their #1 and #4 runners, was third.
by Don Rich
rocks US#9 Salesianum DE
53 points (3-4-11-17-18) to 96.
Ryan Blood 15:28 5k
bounces back with 50-second course record - Henderson
West Chester warms up for Great American behind
juniors Ian Gottesfeld and Greg
Williams (photo by Don Rich at left)
- Christiansens stay hot.
Classic - Northwestern SC jr Angelina Blackmon
18:06 5k. Spartanburg SC girls 102.
Summerville SC sr Steve Boyd 15:33 5k. Dorman
Chattanooga Invitational - McCallie boys
32. Farragut girls 65.
Inv - US#1
The Woodlands and US#7 Kingwood
met for the second time in 15 days, and The Woodlands
won again, placing four runners in the top 10, led by Jonathan
Norris, second in 14:50 3m. Cinco Ranch Katy jr Kyle
Miller 14:49 edged Norris for the individual win.
The Woodlands 40 (2-5-8-10-15-19-24) - Kingwood 55 (3-4-12-14-22-23-25).
Oak Invitational - Klein Oak sr
Steve Magness 14:51 3m won on his home course.
Poll Week 3 - The Woodlands boys and
Southlake Carroll girls top Division 1.
Bulldog Inv - US#20 Fremont girls beat
US#22 Orem 74-85 and then wished Orem well
at the Great American in Charlotte 2 weeks hence. Fremont
is in the Weber Country school district, which does not allow
teams to travel out of state during the season. So Fremont
can only improve its national ranking by beating teams that
travel and then hope they do well in the out of state meets.
Orem coach Scott Houle told the Salt Lake Tribune that the
exposure of prior trips to the Great American have led to
better scholarship opportunities for his runners. Orem sr
Amber Harper was the individual winner of
the girls race in 18:21 5k, finishing 1:02 ahead of Brighton's
Monica Starkweather. Weber Ogden sr Steve Shepherd
won the boys race in 15:56 5k.
Union Inv -Host school sr Kippy Keino blazed
the first mile in 4:28 and went on to win in 15:07 3m,
18 seconds better than the old course record and 20 seconds
ahead of Thomas Dale sr Alex Tatu.
Western Albemarle swept team honors,
nosing out Thomas Dale's boys 89-90 and romping in the
girls race with 30 points. St. Catherine VA fr Katie
Doswell 18:58 edged Western's Jessica Fanning
by 2 seconds to win the girls race. [Editor's note: Distance
was incorrectly reported before as 5k; it was actually
Meadow Inv - US#10 Thomas Jefferson S&T
boys win both varsity races behind Christo
Landry 16:02 and Keith Bechtol 16:06.
Herndon VA girls beat US#21 Robinson
VA girls. Potomac's Jill Porto 19:06
catches Jessica Hess for individual honors.
Inv - Stevens Point sr Chris Solinsky
15:11 5k ran 44 seconds faster than last year in
the same meet, leading his team to a one-point victory over
Fall Classic - The Simpson twins of
Oak Glen Chester WV were 1-2, Justin winning
in 15:34 and Josh second in 15:41.
+ 29 honorable mentions
Foot Locker Favorites - Start with the
top returning runners from last year's meet, add the best mile and
2-Mile times last spring, and mix with care. You have the DyeStat
Foot Locker Favorites, our picks of the top 20 contenders per region
for the coveted 8 tickets to San Diego for the Foot Locker Cross
Country Championships national finals.
2002 cross country national lists
Elite Cross Country 2002
List #1 has 120 performances
beating our cutoffs for 5k and 3 miles. The leaders:
Nef Araia IN 14:48 Boys
3 miles: Stephen Pifer IL 14:56
Girls 5K: Nicole Blood
NY 17:54 Girls
3 miles: Zoe Nelson MT 16:43
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heading for Charlotte
for 4th Great American
PREVIEW - US#1 HS
teams: Saratoga NY girls, The Woodlands
TX boys. Highest ranking Foot Locker returnees, Amber
Harper and Chris Solinsky, and the
fastest girls miler of 2002 Megan Kaltenbach.
Eight top 10 ranked college teams, including Brigham
Young's US#1 women.
for meet results
smash debut by the Millers of Manheim
PA freshman twins Craig and Brad Miller shock veterans
in first race. "I had no idea who they were before the race,"
said Ryan Blood. "But I do now." Aerobic base was built in other
sports by "active" pair. Don
Rich chronicles the Miller twins' debut.
Marc Bloom tabs The Woodlands TX boys and Saratoga
Springs NY girls as US#1 in first Super 25 rankings of the 2002
cross country season. Kingwood TX boys, #1 last year,
start out this year at #7. Dana Hills CA and Mountain
View UT bid for top school honors with each in top 10 of both
boys and girls rankings. Top 10 lists are loaded with new faces: Boys
- 3. Davidson Hilliard OH, 5. Davis UT, 6. West Plains MO, 8. Russellville
AR, 9. Salesianum DE, and 10. Jefferson Alexandria VA. Girls
- 2. Valparaiso, 3. San Pasqual CA, 9. Hopkins MN, and 10. Turpin Cincinnati
The Harrier top 10 national and
top 5 regional teams
Nike Athletes of the Year
the dominant high school track and field athletes of
|BALTIMORE 9/4/02 - Nike Athletes of the Year, a new award that is
truly special. The award is not just for being number one; in any
season, someone has to be number one. The award is not just for winning
a national championship; in any meet, someone has to win. So what
is it? It is a combination of things that mean dominance. The Nike
Athletes of the Year are a special class of athletes -- the best of
the best, the creme de la creme, the elite of the elite. They are
the US boys and girls who dominated in the United States during the
2001-2002 school year. The awards show that sprinters and hurdlers
took back the spotlight behind Kenneth Ferguson, Bershawn Jackson,
Kerron Clement, Kelly Willie, Brendan Christian, Willie Hordge, Sanya
Richards, and Allyson Felix. And then there is skywalker Andra Manson.
Thirty three athletes -- 17 boys and 16 girls -- are the 2002
Nike Athletes of the Year.
TX, Kelly Willie TX,
Willie Hordge TX
||Sanya Richards FL,
Allyson Felix CA
MI, Bershawn Jackson
FL, Kerron Clement
|Andra Manson TX, Jesse
Williams NC, Tommy Skipper
CA, Julene Bailey ID,
MA, Chaunte Howard
|Kevin Bookout OK,
Glenn DiGiorgio NJ
TX, Kelli Burton UT,
Billie Jo Grant CA,
Rachel Walker LA
|Chris Lukezic WA,
Chris Solinsky WI,
Bobby Lockhart VA,
Richard Smith VA, Tim
Moore MI, Bobby Curtis
||Amber Trotter CA,
Molly Huddle NY, Megan
Kaltenbach CO, Erika
Odlaug IL, Laura Zeigle
Featured Meet of the 2002-2003 school year - Midwest
Meet of Champions
Open- US#8 Russellville boys
49 (1-4-7-17-20) edge Conway 54 and Lake Hamilton 69, led by senior Travis
Feltner 16:13 5k.
Poll #1 - Bryant girls and Russellville
boys lead 4A-5A lists.
Invitational - Arizona's #1 teams win close decisions at Flagstaff:
Shadow Mountain boys and Mountain Pointe
girls. Whitney Hardt 19:03 5k.
First DyeStatCal weekly awards
Athletes of the Week: Tim
Nelson and Clara
Coaches of the Week: Walt
Lange and Pat
West Inv, Yreka - Tim Nelson 15:37 5K ties the old
course record but loses to Lauren Jespersen OR by 11
Inv, N. Monterey County -- Best of day are San Lorenzo Valley
girls, Madera boys, Clara Viehwig 18:03
5K, and Alex Dunn 15:44.
Pack Inv, San Diego - Juniors Babey Wagnew, Helix
La Mesa, and Troy Swier, Mar Vista Imperial Beach, each
beat course record, with Swier winning torrid duel, 10:15 to 10:22.
Inv - Jesuit Sacramento sweeps boys races, with sr
Austin Ramos 16:14. St. Francis wins
girls varsity. Folsom jr Lauren Mulkey 19:32
9/14 Meet Previews - Ed Sias,
Viking, Seaside, Don Bosco, Bronco Roundup, Bronco Inv, Lagoon Valley,
Fastback Inv, Las Vegas Inv.
CA 9/6 Rancho
Cotate Inv - Big day for Montgomery Santa Rosa. Montgomery
girls dominate with 5 of 8 places in early showdown against rival Maria
Carrillo. Matt Finch 14:24 2.75m and K.C. Cody 14:30
lead Montgomery boys. Host runner Phylis Blanchard 15:49
won the girls race to move ahead of Jenny Aldridge into 3rd on meet's
all time list (Julia Stamps and Sara Bei).
by Ricky Quintana
Katie Caples Bishop Kenny Meet -
Host Ryder Leary challenges Steve Hassan before
Hassan pulls away late, 15:46 to 15:47 5K
Top Ranked Teams Go Down
O' Lakes Inv - A new star has been sighted in Florida. Mitchell
sophomore Jeff Masterson surprised last week with a 15:23
effort at the Red Mule 5k. This week he bettered that by winning
in 15:09 at Crews Lake Park, Pasco County. Complete results and
story on FLrunners.com
- Spanish River girls upset US#13 Our
Lady of Lourdes, 23 to 88, at Healthsouth Classic.
- Winter Park boys beat US#12 Flagler Palm Coast at
Astronaut Inv. Sam Vazquez 15:35 3m (Alex Stewart 15:56)
Georgia Week by Andrew Hudson - US#19 Brookwood GA
boys win with second team at North Gwinnett Inv,
but first team loses to Hoover AL in 5A at Berry-Darlington,
52-60, as Hoover's first four of 5-7-9-11 shade Brookwood's first four.
South #7 Lakeside GA girls win 5A with 37 points (1-6-9-10-11)
behind Rebecca Mullen 19:15 5k. South #5 Marist
GA girls were upset by Westminster GA in 4A/3A.
GA 9/9 Georgia
Coaches Rankings - All class leaders are Brookwood boys,
Lakeside-Dekalb girls, Walton sr Kristin Heffelfinger,
and Pope sr Sean Reilly.
weekly report - Lockport girls lose to US#2 Valparaiso
IN, 35-42, but make it interesting. Lake Zurich sr Sam Romanoski
gets practice on Foot Locker Midwest course in winning Racine
WI Inv in 16:09 5K. Edwardsville sr Stephen Pifer 14:56
3m wins Granite City Inv by 29 seconds. Moline boys upset
Midwest #9 Glenbard South 78-124. Good duel at Hornet-Red
Devil Inv between Wheaton-Warrensville So. jr Mike Popejoy 15:13
3m and Hinsdale Central sr Alan Jackson 15:14.
IL 9/14 matchup at Detweiler Park, Peoria -
Foot Locker Favorites Sam Romanoski and Stephen Pifer, IllinoisRunner's
favorites for the Illinois state title, face each other on the state meet
course at Detweiler Park Saturday Sept 14.
IL ITCCCA Coaches Poll #1 - Girls
A Eureka 184, Girls
AA Wheeling 202 (York 181), Boys
A Eureka 208, Boys
AA York 208.
Kansas Week by Anthony Bozarth - Baldwin sweeps easily
at Anderson County Inv. Lawrence boys confirm KS#1 rank
at Aquinas Inv. Free State freshman Alysha Valencia debuts
with 11:42 2m victory. Shawnee Mission South jr Connie Abbott
pulled away late from Blue Valley West sr Elle Pishny,
11:55 to 12:02 2m.
Kentucky preview 9/14 -- Kentucky #1 South Oldham boys head the field
in their own invitational. St. Xavier Louisville will be there,
but their star Bobby Curtis is not running as he is limiting his race
schedule to point for Great American and Foot Locker. The other
big KY meet this weekend is the Southern Harrier Special at Somerset,
which will be broadcast on local radio station 102.3 FM.
KY Coaches Rankings
9/6 -- Top AAA (large school) teams are Sacred Heart
girls and South Oldham boys. Individual leaders
are Julie Yonts, Ballard, and Bobby Curtis,
St. Xavier Louisville.
Kentucky Results on KTCCCA site - 20 early meets posted.
Spiked Shoe Invitational - 37 schools from Maryland, Virginia, and
Pennsylvania are entered in September 14 meet hosted by Johns Hopkins
University in Baltimore.
Classic - 17 schools from Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania,
and New Jersey are entered in the September 14 meet at Goucher College,
Nike Holly Invitational preview - Sept 14 race has 110 teams signed
up; 3,000 runners expected.
Missouri report by Missouri Runner's Nation - Liberty MO sr Adam
Perkins 9:43.13 2.1m breaks Matt Tegenkamp's course record in
Truman Invitational at Swope Park, Kansas City. Liberty
freshman Whitney Danze 12:06 won the girls race by 7
seconds. West Plains sr Josh Harper 15:56 5k nosed out
Kenneth Bowling, Republic MO, by 0.73 second, with West
Plains teammates Ian McFarland 15:57 and Matt
Brown 16:04 close behind. West Plains girls
posted a perfect 15 point score and placed their entire team 1-7, led
by soph Jennifer Harper 19:05 (Josh's sister).
Invitational - Zoe Nelson, a Foot Locker national
finalist last year, launched her sophomore year with a bang with a 16:43
3-miler, finishing 89 seconds ahead of the 2nd place runner. Flathead
swept the team titles in the first meet on its new course laid out around
Foot Hill, named in honor of the late Jake Foot, whose daughter Andrea
placed 5th today. Fritz Friesz of Polson won the boys race in 15:14.
Mexico Coaches Poll 9/11 - Los Alamos girls tie Gallup
for top spot. Albuquerque Academy boys still #1.
Poll #2 - Centennial boys, Green Valley girls
hold on to top spots,.
North Carolina week on NCPrepTrack - At UNC Wilmington, Mount
Tabor sr Matt Debole 15:03 5k pounds North Forsyth sr
Bobby Mack by 24 seconds. Jacksonville sr Tsehaye
Dagnachew 18:59. Mount Tabor sweeps team
titles. In the first UNC-Greensboro Spartan Classic, Chapel
Hill swept the large school team titles.
Individual Boys Rankings by Tom Cuffe - Nine Foot Locker national
finals candidates in "the deepest state in the country."
NY New York week
9/7 on ArmoryTrack.com - TriValley NY jr Heather Iatauro 18:14.33
3m breaks meet and course record by 0.17 in Washingtonville Wizard Inv.
Pearl River sr Brendan Fennell leads team to Oneonta
title in 13:05 2.5m.
York City boys pre-season rankings - Regis tops list.
Inv - St. Ursula Cincinnati OH girls 38, Lakota
East OH 42. Keefer, Lakota East wins in 18:53
Carnival - Reynoldsburg OH jr John Ealy 15:47 to
win his second straight invitational (Matt Buzek 15:48 in Div 2).
Fastest girl was Lakewood OH sr Michelle Sikes 18:18
in Div 1A. Minster OH jr Sunni Olding won Div III
in 18:26, and Indian Lake OH so Brittany Tinsley 18:47
won Div 2A.
by Don Rich
Gettysburg - Freshman Miller
brothers make big debut, with Craig 15:58 beating veteran Ryan
Spiked Shoe Inv, Penn
State - Invaders take top prizes: Nicole Blood
17:54 5K (61 second margin) leads Saratoga NY girls 23
over strong field. Saratoga placed 7 of the first 14 finishers. Chris
Kollar 15:42 and Strongsville OH boys 125.
Big Red Inv - Christiansens (Jesi and Jed)
win in 18:43 and 15:44. West Middlesex boys 62, Quaker
Valley girls 40.
Twin Valley Relays, Morgantown - Cardinal O'Hara
boys go 1-2 in 4x2Mile relay.
Mill Street Run - Jessica Cickay wins by 59
seconds in 17:40 2.9m
Maroon & Gold Inv, Kutztown - Huss twins'
2-3 finish paces Wyomissing girls 33. Kylee Schuler
Details on PennTrackXC
RI Injury Fund,
Warwick RI - E. Greenwich RI sr Nicole Millette won
in 18:37 3.1m.
CC Championships - Oak Ridge TN sweeps at Bays
Bulldog Inv -Host Nederland swept its meet in very wet, hurricane
watch conditions. Todd Van Velson 16:35 3m, Mary
Morrison 14:10 2m.
Week on MileStat - Two battles at Newport News: Green Run jr Steve
Walters 15:42 5k over Denbigh soph Derrick Robbins 15:49,
and Hickory sr Jennifer Boyd 18:28 over Norfolk Academy
soph Ginna Ellis 18:40.
VA FUMA Invitational - Two DyeStat
Foot Locker Favorites will meet September 14 at Fork Union: Thomas
Dale sr Alex Tatu and Fork Union sr Kippy Keino.
Classic, St. Mary's WV - Oak Glen twins Justin and
Josh Simpson went 1-2 in 15:48 5k and 15:57.
Meets that will be covered in depth by DyeStat
* = DyeStat on-site meet
- CROSS COUNTRY 2002
- * Sep 7 - Midwest
Meet of Champions, Hilliard OH
- * Sep 21 - Iolani
Invitational, Kualoa HI
- * Sep 27-28 - Great
American Cross Country Festival, Charlotte NC
- * Oct 5 - Portage
Invitational - Portage MI
- * Oct 12 - Manhattan Invitational, Van Cortlandt
- * Oct 25-26 - Mt. SAC Invitational, Walnut CA
- * Nov 17 - OR-WA BorderClash, Nike World Headquarters,
- FOOT LOCKER
- INDOOR 2003
- * Dec 21 - Bishop Loughlin Games - New York Armory
- * Dec 27 - Holiday Classic - New York Armory
- * Jan 11 - Hispanic Games - New York Armory
- * Jan 25 - New Balance Games - New York Armory
- * Feb 7 - Millrose Games - Madison Square Garden
- * Feb 8 - Colgate Women's Games - Madison Square
- * Feb 13-15 - Simplot Games - Pocatello ID
- * Mar 15-16 - Nike Indoor Classic - Landover
- OUTDOOR 2003
- * Mar 28-29 - Sugar Bowl Classic - New Orleans
- * Apr 4-5 - Mobile Challenge of Champions - Mobile
- * Apr 11-12 - Arcadia Invitational - Arcadia
- * Apr 24-26 - Penn Relays - Philadelphia PA
- * June 13-14 - adidas Outdoor Championships -
- * June 19-22 - USATF Nationals - Palo Alto CA
- June 28-29 - 1st National Decathlon/Heptathlon
Ch. - Albuquerque NM
- July - USATF Junior Olympics
- August - AAU Junior Olympics