October 17, 2014
Girls' Varsity Drops 2nd Fastest Team Time at Woodward; Boys Run 5th Best
With the duo of Brighie Leach (15) and Toni Finanne (15) continuing to dominate at the front, and Mary Orders (15) a tick faster than her previous course PR, the varsity girls' squad clocked the 2nd best performance by a Campolindo team on the Woodward Park 5k course to win the Roughrider Invitational small school race over Bishop Amat, the state's top ranked division 4 team.
Both Leach and Finanne cracked the 18 minute mark, finishing 1st and 2nd, respectively. Orders was 5th.
Rachel Johnson (15) turned in a solid 19:09 for 7th place, just 6 seconds behind her 2013 Roughrider mark.
Freshman Hannah Ruane (18) took over the 5th spot for the Cougars, running an impressive rookie time of 19:30, while Hana Sun (16) and Sarah Cella (16) rounded out the top 7 in under 20 minutes.
The varsity boys used a fantastic 18 second scoring pack margin to finish on the heels of Bishop Amat, earning 2nd place with 50 points. Their Woodward course team time is the 5th best in school history.
Kevin Buckley (15) repeated as the top finisher with a 42 second improvement over his time from a year ago. Jared Yabu (17) was 52 seconds faster to finish 9th while Jonathan Semenza dropped 51 seconds from his previous best to land 12th place.
Check out results, pictures and video from the 2014 Roughrider Invitaional HERE!
October 11, 2014
Garvey, Baxter Crush Canyon Course Personal Records at Castro Valley Invite
Shaving an even 3 minutes off of his previous best on the rugged Canyon 2.1 mile course, Sean Garvey (16) outdistanced his nearest teammate by 58 seconds to take home the most improved title at Saturday's Trojan Invitational, hosted by Castro Valley High School.
Check out results, pictures and video of the Trojan Invite HERE!
October 4, 2014
LoPresti Engineers Orienteering Victory
Wearing a railroad themed costume, complete with train whistle and engineer's cap, Matthew LoPresti (17) used superior cartographical skill along with sound fitness to outmaneuver his teammates at Saturday's annual Orienteering Championships at Hidden Valley Park.
Check out 2014 Orienteering results, pictures and video HERE!
October 1, 2014
Cougars Sweep First League Center Meet
Dominating performances from both varsity squads epitomized the Cougars' efforts at Wednesday's first center meet of the 2014 DFAL season. The girls' squad, which included the season debut of Sarah Cella (16), cruised to easy victories against the rest of the league.
Check out results and photos of the October 1 DFAL Center Meet HERE!
September 27, 2014
Varsity Girls Close Gap on State Leaders, Yabu Helps Boys to 5th Place at Stanford
With "guns fully loaded," the varsity girls squad squared off against several of the state's best programs in the seeded division at Saturday's Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto. Led by Brighie Leach (15), who made her season debut after 2 consecutive weeks of college visits, the girls finished just 6 points shy of Davis Senior and Bella Vista to earn 3rd place. Their team time of 92:22 was the fastest in school history on the Stanford Golf Course and good enough for 2nd overall for the day.
Check out complete results, pictures and video of the 2014 Stanford Invitational HERE!
September 20, 2014
Aquil, Lee Finally Vanquish Frosh Times on Nike Invite Course; Boys' Varsity 6th
It was a long wait for Nadia Aquil (15) and Sam Lee (15), but their return to the Newhall Park Nike Invitational course, 3 years removed from the duo's freshman year, allowed both an opportunity to see just how far they have come.
Check out complete results, pictures and video of the 2014 De La Salle Nike Invite HERE!
September 13, 2014
Ruane, Chao Crack 14 Minutes, Lead Girls' FS to 4th Place at Ed Sias Invite
Hannah Ruane (18) continued her rapid improvement with a 9th place finish in the frosh soph girls' division at Saturday's 30th edition of the Ed Sias Invitational. Her time ranked 5th overall for the Cougar girls and helped her squad to 4th place.
Knocking 58 seconds off her mark from just a week ago, Isabella Chao (18) crossed the line in 13:55 in spite of the warm conditions on the Hidden Valley course. Katy Ly (17) was 3rd for the underclassmen, contributing a lifetime best performance.
Check out complete Ed Sias results and pictures HERE!
September 5, 2014
Finnane Rocks Debut, Semenza Shows How Summer Miles Make Difference as Harriers Test Fitness in Practice Meet
With just 2 weeks of cross country under her belt, senior "rookie" Toni Finnane (15) proved some things are worth the wait. Her 12:35 mark for 2 miles on the newly configured Hidden Valley Park course was fastest of the day across both girls divisions.
Check out complete results from the practice meet HERE!