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Channel League Meet #2

Thursday, October 14th @ Arroyo Verde Park (SS)

 

 

 


Channel League Meet #2

Thursday, October 14th @ Arroyo Verde Park (SS)

Ken Reeves

Channel League Meet #2
Arroyo Verde Park, Ventura ~ Oct. 14, 2004 ~ Sunny and Mild

The second Channel League meet of the season was held on Thursday, October
14 at the challenging Arroyo Verde Park course in Ventura. A hilly measured
3 mile course, the Arroyo Verde circuit includes a variety of terrain
including grass, dirt, asphalt and gravel.

The day started off with the junior varsity girls' race at 4pm. With the
first 1200 meters being a constant climb, the challenge is to be patient
until the course decides to thankfully descent into the quiet valley just
below Rattlesnake Hill. Becky Brinkenhoff of Ventura, usually a blaster
from the get go, reliantly led a sea of Buena blue off first 400 meters of
grass and up the step incline that makes up Rattlesnake Hill. Once on the
narrow dirt trails, the patience was starting to wear off and Brinkenhoff
made her first big move. By the time the turn was made into the valley,
Becky had a sizeable lead over teammates Lauren Martinez and Minnie
Broccoli-Kellner. Through the mile at 6:54, Becky had a 10 second lead on
Martinez and a sizeable lead on the field. This would continue for the rest
of the race with Brinkenhoff pushing the downhill while maintaining a steady
pace on the uphills. At the conclusion, Brinkenhoff had run a second mile
in 7:02 and the third mile in 6:47 to run a very respectable 20:43 to
capture her second straight Channel League Junior Varsity Meet. Lauren
Martinez cruised home second in 21:08 and Minnie Broccoli-Kellner snagged
third. Junior Kristin Schaff ran a strong second half of the race to finish
fourth with Briana Lua being the first Buena finisher at 5th. Teamwise, the
Ventura Cougars scored 17 points to capture their second straight Channel
League meet.

For the junior varsity boys, Ventura quickly put themselves at the front of
the race. Led by freshman Greg Woodburn, the Cougars had 5 in the top 10
for the start of the race. With Woodburn and junior Sean Doll leading group
up Rattlesnake Hill, the Ventura duo quickly broke from the field and
extended their lead. Through the last mile, Sean Doll would move to the
front and cruise through a very comfortable 18:10 victory. Greg Woodburn
finished 2nd in 18:21. Meanwhile, just behind Greg, the battles for 3rd and
4th and 5th and 6th would go toe to toe for the last 300 meters. Dorrian
Schuyler of Dos Pueblos would barely nudge David Trejo of Ventura with both
receiving a finish time of 18:31 while Mark Tapia, a senior in his first
year of cross country for Buena would match Ventura's Ben Bernaldo step for
step with Tapia getting the nod on a lean with both runners recording 18:41.
In the team competition, the Cougars of Ventura once again top home the
first place prize, placing five in the top 9 and scoring 21 points. Buena
was the runner up team.

At 5pm, the gun went off to signal the start of the girls' varsity race.
Kimberly Donatelli also let it signal the return of her tour at the front of
Channel League races. After finishing out of the money in the first league
meet at Dos Pueblos, it appeared Kimberly was determined create a different
image on her home course. Leading the race from the very start, she charged
up Rattlesnake Hill and opened up a gap on the Ventura Cougar pack. Coming
through the mile in 6:25. Kimberly had a 8 to 10 second lead on the rest of
the field. This would gradually widen to close to 20 seconds just before
the second mile. Heading up around the baseball field loop at the start of
the third mile, it was Donatelli of Buena followed by Tara Bryant and Molly
Bailey of Ventura with the fast closing Miranda McCune of San Marcos hanging
just behind the Ventura duo. As the race headed up Maintenance Hill with
less than 800 meters to go, Donatelli was firmly in the lead. McCune had
moved into second and was whittling down the difference between first and
second while Bailey and Tara Bryant lead the rest of the Ventura squad. At
the end, Donatelli would win in 19:21 with McCune closing the gap to 13
seconds at the end, finishing second. Bailey would finish third in 19:45
and Tara Bryant was fourth at 19:47. Rounding out the top five would be
Ventura teammate, Laura Mason at 20:16. Ventura would win the second
Channel League meet with 26 points while Buena would finish second with 53
points.

Trying to send a message early, the seven Ventura High runners had placed
themselves in the top 12 within 200 meters of the start of the boys' varsity
race. Led by Chris Gurney and Taylor Garrett, the Cougars appeared to be
pushing hard early on this very unforgiving course. With both Buena and
Ventura training at Arroyo Verde Park on a regular basis, it would be
interesting to see which local team would best use the course to their
advantage. Early on, it appeared to be the Cougars. Would the fast early
pace come back to haunt them in the second half of the race. This didn't
appear to be a concern for Gurney or Garrett as they quickly separated
themselves from the field, hoping their teammates would follow. However, it
was Tyler Rattray of Dos Pueblos, Donovan Smith of Buena and Eli Kupperman
of San Marcos who seemed ready, willing and able to deal with the oxygen
debt rewards of the fast pace. Down the grass to the bottom of the park,
this string of runners would be joined by Willaim Yochum and Austin Tovar of
Ventura. Moving up Vista Bluff, Gurney and Garrett would open up the gap on
the field. Rattray and Smith would face off for the rest of the race while
Kupperman, Yochum, Tovar. Samuel Woodard of San Marcos, Stephen Hennek,
Gavin Wright and Michael Barnes of Ventura would all stay within 3 seconds
of each other for most of the race. The team battle seemed to securely in
the hands of the Ventura Cougars, but individual places and the second place
team spot were all up for grabs. Around the baseball field and up
Maintenance Hill, the leaders stayed the same through the top 4 spots but
the battle for the next 6 places was in constant flux. Down the trail and
back on the grass for the finish, it was clear that Ventura would win the
team title at the second Channel League meet and it was clear that Chris
Gurney would win the race. Much of the rest was cloudy. Gurney would win
in 16:57, 6 seconds in front of Taylor Garrett. Rattray would hold off the
fast closing Donovan Smith to take home 3rd in 17:29, 3 seconds before
Smith. The next 4 places would be span 3 seconds. Kupperman and Yochum
would finish in 17:37 with the San Marcos runner earning the higher place.
Austin Tovar, a sophomore in his first varsity race would finish in 17:38
and Woodard of San Marcos would finish at 17:40. Ventura would win the team
title with 29 points while Dos Pueblos' total of 64 was good enough for
second place, just in front of Buena.

With two of the three league meets now history, the Channel League teams
will be preparing for the final league meet of the season on November 4 at
Camino Real Park. A fast, flat course, the Camino Real Park course is
usually an excellent indicator of what the top teams and individuals will
run at CIF finals or State.

Boys Varsity Results
1 Chris Gurney Ventura 16:57
2 Taylor Garrett Ventura 17:03
3 Tyler Rattray Dos Pueblos 17:29
4 Donovan Smith Buena 17:32
5 Eli Kupperman San Marcos 17:37
6 William Yochum Ventura 17:37
7 Austin Tovar Ventura 17:38
8 Samuel Woodard San Marcos 17:40
9 Stephen Hennek Ventura 17:42
10 Gavin Wright Ventura 17:45
11 Michael Barnes Ventura 17:46
12 Oliver Jimenez-Bello Santa Barbara 17:49
13 Aron Potuzak Ventura 17:49
14 Bryson Castellanos Buena 17:50
15 Adam Zok Ventura 17:54
16 Spencer Speich Ventura 18:00
17 Rufino Soto-Garcia Jr San Marcos 18:00
18 Kirby Ditto Buena 18:00
19 Dylan Stewart Buena 18:00
20 Jorge Bello Santa Barbara 18:10
21 Corey O'Neill Buena 18:16
22 Harrison Shennum Santa Barbara 18:18
23 Jimmy Kenney Buena 18:19
24 Logan Craig Ventura 18:48
25 Jonathan Swider San Marcos 18:49
26 Marcus Worthington San Marcos 18:55
27 Max Cutty Ventura 19:03
28 Todd Ruskauff Santa Barbara 19:24
29 Julian Martinez Santa Barbara 19:29
30 Erik Marin San Marcos 19:31
31 Govi Tillotson Ventura 19:44
32 Goerge Flores Buena 20:07
33 Oscar Soto Santa Barbara 20:09
Team Results
1 Ventura 29
2 Dos Pueblos 64
3 Buena 76
4 San Marcos 81
5 Santa Barbara 111

Channel League Meet #2
Arroyo Verde Park, Ventura ~ Oct. 14, 2004 ~ Sunny and Mild
Girls Varsity Results
1 Kimberley Donatelli Buena 19:21
2 Miranda McCune San Marcos 19:34
3 Molly Bailey Ventura 19:45
4 Tara Bryant Ventura 19:47
5 Laura Mason Ventura 20:16
6 Edna Solano Ventura 20:30
7 Amy Chandos Dos Pueblos 20:44
8 Lauren Ricketts Ventura 20:52
9 Claire Woodard San Marcos 21:10
10 Larissa White Buena 21:16
11 Lynn Clahassey Buena 21:20
12 Reilly Wagner Ventura 21:43
13 Stacey Flores Buena 21:51
14 Brittany Braden Dos Pueblos 21:54
15 Christine DeFrehn Santa Barbara 22:03
16 Tess Duffy Dos Pueblos 22:12
17 Kadie McShirley Santa Barbara 22:13
18 Stephanie Person Buena 22:19
19 Amanda Coyle San Marcos 22:29
20 Cathlene Szegda San Marcos 22:38
21 Sandra Stevenson Buena 22:46
22 Monica Ciontea San Marcos 22:58
23 Erin Vacca Buena 23:07
24 Rachael McPhail Dos Pueblos 23:30
25 McCall Wood Santa Barbara 23:33
26 Angela Afman San Marcos 24:02:00
27 Jaclyn Jordan Santa Barbara 24:07:00
28 Sandhya Tillotson Dos Pueblos 24:43:00
29 Toby Harbison Dos Pueblos 24:54:00
30 Juli Ashlock Santa Barbara 24:57:00
31 Hannah VanderSal Santa Barbara 25:04:00
32 Alma Flores San Marcos 25:20:00
33 Caitlyn Valdez Dos Pueblos 27:48:00
Team Results
1 Ventura 26
2 Buena 53
3 San Marcos 72
4 Dos Pueblos 89
5 Santa Barbara 89

Channel League Meet #2
Arroyo Verde Park, Ventura ~ Oct. 14, 2004 ~ Sunny and Mild
Boys Junior Varsity Results
1 Sean Doll Ventura 18:10
2 Greg Woodburn Ventura 18:21
3 Dorrien Schuyler Dos Pueblos 18:31
4 David Trejo Ventura 18:31
5 Mark Tapia Buena 18:41
6 Ben Bernaldo Ventura 18:41
7 Skyler Stewart Buena 18:50
8 Garrett Brown Ventura 18:51
9 Peter Ryan Ventura 18:55
10 Jeffrey Girouard Buena 19:00
11 Josh Needham Buena 19:01
12 Brian Velo Buena 19:03
13 Juan Castillo Ventura 19:17
14 Warren Condra Ventura 19:19
15 Daniel Krist Buena 19:25
16 Kurt Eulau Ventura 19:32
17 Tristan Delaney Ventura 19:34
18 Hussain Jafferji Santa Barbara 19:35
19 marc Martinez Buena 19:36
20 Aaryn Dominguez Buena 19:56
21 Ernie Zielsdorf Buena 19:57
22 Christian Bumann Buena 20:00
23 Isadore Herrera Buena 20:02
24 Robert Castro Buena 20:06
25 Fabian Arellano Santa Barbara 20:06
26 Stephen Kenny Buena 20:08
27 Nick Young Dos Pueblos 20:12
28 Duncan Ashby Dos Pueblos 20:13
29 Brian Warren Dos Pueblos 20:13
30 Matt Harvill Buena 20:18
31 Jeffrey Dillon Buena 20:26
32 Joshua Gonzales Buena 20:30
33 Anthony Lam Dos Pueblos 20:35
34 Brandon Ruscher Ventura 20:36
35 Keith Strmiska Buena 20:37
36 George Megyei Dos Pueblos 20:37
37 David Orozco San Marcos 20:41
38 Ben Taylor Santa Barbara 20:45
39 Nik Logan Dos Pueblos 20:54
40 Ben Fisk Santa Barbara 20:54
41 Geoff Schneider Buena 20:58
42 Miguel Buenrostro Santa Barbara 20:58
43 Karl Eckert Dos Pueblos 21:01
44 Erik Clarke Dos Pueblos 21:01
45 Tyler Dahl Dos Pueblos 21:02
46 Charlie Naurath Buena 21:12
47 Nathan Eisler San Marcos 21:19
48 Steven Grimaud San Marcos 21:22
49 Matthew Little San Marcos 21:23
50 Tae Kim Ventura 21:27
51 Andrew Sanchez San Marcos 21:29
52 Paul Osborne Dos Pueblos 21:30
53 Jason Smith Buena 21:30
54 Raymond Lam Dos Pueblos 21:33:00
55 Greg Bryson Santa Barbara 21:35
56 Daniel Turvey Dos Pueblos 21:43
57 James Kanter Dos Pueblos 21:44
58 Dominic Atakatz Santa Barbara 21:44
59 Will Cross Santa Barbara 21:45
60 Satch Hermann Ventura 21:48
61 Matt Shelton Santa Barbara 21:48
62 Owen Zielsdorf Buena 21:50
63 Martinis Scott Dos Pueblos 21:57
64 David Hahn Buena 22:03
65 Eongle Cliff Dos Pueblos 22:12
66 Gavin Gobuyan Buena 22:12
67 Matt Kalnin Ventura 22:19
68 Ian Gutierrez Ventura 22:21
69 Will Cotter Santa Barbara 22:23
70 Aaron Marcuse-Kubitza Dos Pueblos 22:25
71 Dylan Knappe Santa Barbara 22:25
72 Daniel Stuhr Ventura 22:26
73 tony Valeriano Dos Pueblos 22:32
74 Wesley Korpela San Marcos 22:43
75 Ralphie Casillas Buena 22:50
76 Wade Brown Santa Barbara 23:01
77 Isaac Wilkes Santa Barbara 23:23
78 Dom Sutthithepa Santa Barbara 23:23
79 Derek Tobin Santa Barbara 23:26
80 Levi Michaels San Marcos 23:29
81 JT Santana Ventura 23:29
82 David Henderson Buena 23:38
83 Gaffney Timmy Dos Pueblos 23:59
84 Dylan Smithson Buena 23:59
85 Andrew Madrigal Dos Pueblos 24:11:00
86 Sanchez Josue Dos Pueblos 24:21:00
87 John Robinson Santa Barbara 24:21:00
88 Ryan Bealer San Marcos 24:27:00
89 Dubie Aaron Dos Pueblos 24:58:00
90 Ryan Porter Buena 25:06:00
91 Karl Kleinschmidt Santa Barbara 25:16:00
92 Alex Lao Dos Pueblos 25:28:00
93 Patrick MacKenzie San Marcos 27:59:00
94 Alex Svedlow Dos Pueblos 28:08:00
95 Einar Birnir Dos Pueblos 28:31:00
96 Mark burnell Buena 29:55:00
96 Scott Lenz Santa Barbara 31:55:00
98 Juan Espinoza Buena 37:27:00
Team Results
1 Ventura 21
2 Buena 45
3 Dos Pueblos 120
4 Santa Barbara 163
5 San Marcos 232

Channel League Meet #2
Arroyo Verde Park, Ventura ~ Oct. 14, 2004 ~ Sunny and Mild
Girls Junior Varsity Results
1 Becky Brinkenhoff Ventura 20:43
2 Lauren Martinez Ventura 21:08
3 Minnie Broccoli-Kellner Ventura 21:44
4 Kristin Schaff Ventura 22:10
5 B Lua Buena 22:19
6 M Beltrand Buena 22:38
7 Hannah Jones Ventura 22:59
8 Katie Hantke Ventura 23:13
9 K Hall Buena 23:13
10 Angelica Hernandez Ventura 23:13
11 A Gutierrez Buena 23:32
12 Meggie Millikan Ventura 23:34
13 Marisela Flores Ventura 23:35
14 K Trieberg Buena 23:42
15 R Calvert Buena 23:44
16 A Terry Buena 23:46
17 M Muntzel Buena 23:47
18 A Krist Buena 23:57
19 J Ramirez Buena 24:05:00
20 K Terra Buena 24:09:00
21 J Plat Buena 24:14:00
22 Dana Williams Ventura 24:15:00
23 Olivia Jones Ventura 24:21:00
24 Miri Sunkel Santa Barbara 24:27:00
25 Zoe Walp San Marcos 24:41:00
26 Micaela Ryan Ventura 24:49:00
27 A Wolff Buena 24:53:00
28 D Al-Salah Buena 24:53:00
29 T Winslow Buena 24:55:00
30 K Ditto Buena 25:10:00
31 ? ? ? 25:10:00
32 Laura Spracher San Marcos 25:13:00
33 M Sobel Buena 25:14:00
34 Dallas Woodburn Ventura 25:16:00
35 Eliot Spaulding San Marcos 25:26:00
36 M Reynoso Buena 25:32:00
37 R Rocha Buena 25:33:00
38 Caity Schubmehl Santa Barbara 25:35:00
39 C Mills Buena 25:41:00
40 T LaPorte Buena 25:44:00
41 alysa Baker Dos Pueblos 25:49:00
42 S Paulson Buena 25:58:00
43 Emily Fletcher Dos Pueblos 26:12:00
44 V Vojtik Buena 26:16:00
45 Claire Laurer San Marcos 26:17:00
46 R Wolpe Buena 26:24:00
47 Susannah Kelly Dos Pueblos 26:27:00
48 T White Buena 26:27:00
49 M Sherk Buena 26:32:00
50 S Timmons Buena 26:33:00
51 Sheila Kelly Dos Pueblos 26:38:00
52 K DeBruynkops Buena 26:38:00
53 Nora Wilhelmy Ventura 26:50:00
54 E Tapia Buena 27:02:00
55 Rachel Stein Santa Barbara 27:05:00
56 L Isaac Buena 27:08:00
57 Ariana Stein San Marcos 27:11:00
58 M Myers Buena 27:13:00
59 Katy Vaughan Dos Pueblos 27:18:00
60 Heather Dohm Dos Pueblos 27:20:00
61 Kayla Reed Ventura 27:20:00
62 Hannah Hensley Santa Barbara 27:26:00
63 M Bethell Buena 27:27:00
64 A Gonzalez Buena 27:34:00
65 I Satnick Buena 27:37:00
66 D Calzada Buena 27:39:00
67 K Garrett Buena 27:51:00
68 E Olsen Buena 27:58:00
69 C Varnava Buena 27:58:00
70 Chi Truong San Marcos 28:04:00
71 M Landeros Buena 28:13:00
72 Renee Dube Dos Pueblos 28:15:00
73 Diane Zaida Dos Pueblos 28:21:00
74 Nohely Garcia San Marcos 28:24:00
75 Amy Marchiando Dos Pueblos 28:28:00
76 A O'Donnell Buena 28:33:00
77 S Bosman Buena 28:41:00
78 Jordan Ferries Santa Barbara 28:54:00
79 Krista Drechsler Santa Barbara 29:04:00
80 Alysia Dominguez Santa Barbara 29:07:00
81 Claire Cordeiro Santa Barbara 29:10:00
82 Sachi Swick Dos Pueblos 29:14:00
83 Danielle St. Oegger Dos Pueblos 29:23:00
84 C Alday Buena 29:25:00
85 K Norieg Buena 29:32:00
86 Katie Pietsch Dos Pueblos 29:52:00
87 Kelsey Lambert Ventura 29:54:00
88 Vonessa Vaughan Dos Pueblos 29:59:00
89 Robin Scudelari Santa Barbara 30:06:00
90 E Splinter-Felton Buena 30:14:00
91 Kelsey Short Santa Barbara 30:24:00
92 Janeth Villareal Santa Barbara 30:25:00
93 S Harvey Buena 30:29:00
94 Chloe Drane Ventura 30:42:00
95 Breanna Valdivia Ventura 30:44:00
96 Natalie Spiegel Santa Barbara 30:49:00
97 Lisa Venegas Dos Pueblos 30:52:00
98 Francesca Hardy San Marcos 30:52:00
99 Leah Mireles Dos Pueblos 30:52:00
100 Amanda Elliot San Marcos 30:58:00
101 Kaitlyn Coiner San Marcos 31:06:00
102 Grace Tynan Santa Barbara 31:13:00
103 Rene Carmel Santa Barbara 31:30:00
104 B Vogel Buena 31:46:00
105 Rachell Campbell Dos Pueblos 32:11:00
106 Allicia Williams Dos Pueblos 32:14:00
107 M McLaughlin Buena 33:23:00
108 M Simoni Buena 33:24:00
109 Silvia Aragon Santa Barbara
Team Scores
1 Ventura 17
2 Buena 45
3 San Marcos 194
4 Dos Pueblos 241
5 Santa Barbara 257

 

 


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