November 18 , 2017
Miles Leads Girls to 5th-Consecutive NCS Crown; Buckley 2nd for Runner-up Boys
After a conservative start, Jenna Miles (18) steadily moved up through the field of the girls' division 3 race at Saturday's North Coast Section championships. By the midway point of the 3.0 mile distance, she had overtaken teammate Isabella Chao (18), who had been holding on to 2nd place behind Redwood's Gillian Wagner.
Wagner went on to win the race in the fastest time of the day, while Miles held off a late-surging Rayna Stanziano of Concord to claim a runner-up finish and new personal best time of 17:44 for the Hayward High School course.
Chao finished 4th with fellow Cougar Emma Overell (18), who picked up 5 places over the final mile, also earning a podium position in 7th place.
Alica Hober (20) and Jessie Foxworthy (18) completed the scoring for the defending champions in 10th and 14 place, respectively.
The 33 point total, 55 points ahead of the 2nd place Pumas of Maria Carrillo, was the largest margin of victory for any girls' team across the 5 divisions. The championship is the 5th in-a-row for the Cougars, who have claimed 7 of the last 8 NCS titles and 15 overall.
The varsity boys were paced to a runner-up team finish by Edward Buckley (19), who has remained the squad's most consistent performer all season. The junior star allowed individual favorite Liam Anderson of Redwood and DAL champion Preston Norris of Las Lomas to gain a sizeable advantage in the opening mile before going on the attack.
Buckley quickly made up the deficit on a fading Norris and then held off a hard-charging Michael Wheeler of Northgate to finish 2nd overall.
Dylan Gunn (21) was joined in his finishing sprint by Ethan Sauerberg (18), who had his best performance of the season. The pair crossed the line in 9th and 10th place, helping their squad equalize the strong up-front power of Maria Carrillo.
Through the 3rd man, the Cougars actually held a 2-point scoring advantage. Unfortunately for the defending champions, the Pumas' 4th and 5th scorers finished in 12th and 13th place.
While Andrew Tseng (18) provided a career best performance to finish 16th and Dylan Cronin (20) picked up places over the final mile to land the 21st scoring position, it wasn't enough to overcome the impressive pack running of their North Bay rivals.
Check out 2017 NCS results and pictures HERE!
November 4 , 2017
Cougars Sweep Team Titles; JV Boys Claim Top 7 Places to Rout Field; Chao Sisters Take 2 at League Championships
As competitors neared the mile mark in the junior varsity boys' race at Saturday's DAL cross country championships on the Hidden Valley Park course, College Park's Jake Heinlein and Northgate's Patrick Thierry were the league's last hope for breaking up Campolindo's pack of 7 and spoiling a perfect score.
Check out complete 2017 DAL Championship photos and results HERE!
October 26 , 2017
FS Girls, JV Boys Tally Perfect Scores at Final Regular Season Meet; D'Iorio's Late Surge Saves JV Girls' Undefeated Season
As they have done all season, the frosh soph girls set the tone at Wednesday's final regular season competition by grabbing the top 5, and 7 of the top 8, finishing places against the rest of the league on the short and fast Newhall Park course in the 1st race of the meet.
Check out complete DAL Center Meet #2 results HERE!
October 21 , 2017
Chao Rockets to Time Trial Record 4:57; Chambers Bests Seed Mark by 8 Seconds
With a thrilling final lap, where she challenged eventual winner Cameron Iniguez-Reyes (19) down the backstretch, Isabella Chao (18) laid claim to the fastest 1600m time ever run by a female athlete at the annual team time trial event held in Bob Wilson Stadium on Saturday.
Check out complete 2017 Time Trial results HERE!
October 13 , 2017
Rosiak Leads FS to Victory at Roughrider
With a strong push at the half-way point, Jessica Rosiak (21) moved passed several of her teammates to claim "top gun" status in the frosh soph girls' race at Saturday's Roughrider Invitational on Woodward Park's 2.1 mile course. Rosiak, who finished 3rd overall, was at the front of a train of teammates who swarmed the 1st 10 finishing places.
Check out complete Roughrider results HERE!
October 7, 2017
Rookies Outmaneuver Vets, Dominate Annual HVP Orienteering Championships
Using a generous staggered start to his advantage, rookie Alec Driver (21) out ran and out witted his more seasoned teammates to capture the overall victory at Saturday's annual Orienteering Championships at Hidden Valley Park. Expertly navigating the varied terrain, Driver found each control point and returned to the start in 49 minutes and 45 seconds, just 1 second ahead of veteran champion Nolan Wilson (20).
Check out results and pictures of the Orienteering Championships HERE!
September 30, 2017
VG Wins Seeded Division while Both FS Squads Earn Trophies at Capital Cross
In their 1st-ever appearance at the Capital Cross Challenge hosted by the Sacramento Running Association on the Haggin Oaks Golf Course, the Cougars enjoyed a break from technical terrain, claiming team titles in the varsity girls' seeded race, and both frosh soph small school races.
Check out complete Capital Cross Challenge Invitational results HERE!
September 27, 2017
Varsity, JV Boys Defend Streaks; Cougars Sweep Team Battles at First Center Meet
With sensational individual efforts leading the way, the Cougars put their best feet forward at the opening of the 2017 DAL season at Hidden Valley Park on Wednesday, scoring victories over every team in each division.
Check out all of the DAL Center Meet #1 results HERE!
September 16, 2017
Girls Land 2 Podium Spots at DLS Invite
Both the varsity girls' and junior varsity girls' squads earned 2nd place finishes at Saturday's De La Salle Invitational at Newhall Park while the frosh soph girls' team finished 4th overall.
Check out results and pictures of the 2017 DLS Invite HERE!