Cross Country Seniors Compete At Morley Field
September 28, 2017
San Dieguito Academy’s Cross Country team raced against 60 different teams at ASICS Invitational at Morley Field Sports Complex in San Diego with the senior girls finishing 6th overall and the senior boys 11th in their divisions on Saturday September 16th.
The SDA senior girls finished 6th overall out of 12 teams in the Division 2 race. Senior Sarah LaVake finished 26th clocking 17:55. Close behind was senior Taylor Lesley in 29th place with a time of 18:06.
Senior boys competed against 228 runners, with senior Connor Oldham crossing the finish line first for SDA and finishing 27th overall with a time of 16:49.Trailing close behind was senior Nathan Johnson who placed 101st while clocking a time of 18:31. The SDA seniors placed 21st out of 23 teams.
The junior girls finished 4th out of 9 teams. The junior girls raced against 146 runners. Junior Lanie Weingarten finished first for SDA. She placed 31st overall clocking in a time of 18:36. Close behind was junior Ava Meyer who placed 58th and clocked 15:15.
Junior boys placed 11th out of 23 teams. They competed against 241 runners in the race. The top junior scorer was Conner Edwards placing 22nd with a time of 17:18. The other runner was Ian Dewart who placed 58th with a time of 17:54.
SDA’s only sophomore girl runner Sophie Williams placed 155th and clocked a time of 25:08.There was only one sophomore girl running in the race which is why SDA didn’t place in the team category for that age group.
Sophomore boys placed 4th out of 21 teams. The team competed against 265 runners. The top sophomore running for SDA was Roman De la Fuente placing 14th overall and scoring a time of 17:26.Finishing shortly after was Spencer Goldstein who placed 29th and clocked a time of 17:49.
The top freshman finisher was Sonia Burns who placed 39th and clocked 19:42. Second was freshman Piper Bailey who placed 123rd and clocked 24:04. The freshman age group only had three runners which is why SDA did not place as a team.
Freshman boys placed 5th out of 21. The top runner at SDA out of 223 runners was Noah Repine placing 20th and having a time of 18:51. Not far behind for SDA was Bode Horton placing 32nd and clocking 19:23.
The next SDA cross country meet is on Friday September 29th for the avocado west league cluster one meet.