Condor Cross Country & Distance Track - 2016/2017
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3/ 19/2017 - Condor Distance Carnival & Invitational - Hosting our 2nd annual distance carnival your condors distance team dominated the distance portion of the meet with some big wins and a swarm of condors toeing the line and crossing the finishing line! Big wins came in the boys 4x1600 and elite 1600 meter race! Not to mention great performance in all races. Have to point out the 3200 Girls race where Alyssa Jaurique ran a PR of 11:36 as she chases the school record! 2 more boys go under 10 for the first time for a total of now 9 boys under 10 for 2 miles!!! and more to come! And 2 girls go under 2:30 for the 800!
3/12/2017 - Redondo Nike Festival -Your Cal High Condors went out to Redondo to face the most competitive runners in the state and did not disappoint! Putting up some amazing fast times of our own! Race after race PRs went down and medals were won! We came back with 5 boys under 10 in the 3200(2 mile) and 5 girls under 12 in the 3200 already! Lead by Angel Aguiree in 9:24! and on the girl side both Ashley Uriostegui and Kate Mata ran 11:40 ! In the 1600 (mile) Quinn Estrada ran a fast 4:24 and Alyssa Jaurique ran 5:27! Those great performances were followed very closely by a swam of condors right behind them as our team grows bigger and faster!!!
3/4/2017 - Mt Carmel Distance Carnival - Condors traveled south to the San Diego for an overnight trip and meet! The results were amazing with not one but 2 new varsity school records! Boys and girls both broke the 4x800 school records! Boys got 8:11 and girls 10:06! Dozens of other PRs and great performances! more runners going under 5:00 for 1600 for boys and 6:00 for girls! A number of heat winners as well and a ton of medals taken home for our team! A successful trip to say the least!
2/ 25/2017 - Laguna Beach Distance Carnival - Condors flying high and getting the season started right with big PR's and fast times at the Laguna Beach Distance Carnival! Not to mention unofficial scoring if meet would have been scored would have had us winning both girls and boys varsity races by a huge margin! On the boys side more than double the points as any other team! Best out of over 23 teams! Boys die had 5 boys under 10 and 12 under 10:30 in the 3200. Girls had 10 under 12:30 in 3200! Boys had 16 under 5:00 in the 1600 and girls had 17 under 6:00 in 1600 !!!
11/16/2016 - CIF STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS - What a way to end a season! Our Boy Varsity team finishes 6th at the State Championships with an impressive run in Clovis CA! This was on place better than last year as we continue to improve! Whats next ? Can we get top 5 next year or better?!?! Only time and hard work will tell! Team was lead by Angle Aguirre at 15:57 then followed by a tight pack of 3 Quinn Estrada, Jonathan Ayson, and Miguel Fausto all in 16:13 to 16:16. Closing scorer was Alex Contreras with a 16:27. This makes 2 years back to back top 10 in state finishes and we will be hoping for a 3rd next year! Bring on 2017!
11/22/2016 - CIF Prelims and Finals - Both our girls and boys qualified to compete in the CIF SS Prelims which is always an honor. Our Girls went out chasing the first appears at finals in school history but as luck would have it we came up just short by 1 place. Our girls had a great season (best in school history) and will come back even more hungry next year to make finals and possibly state!!! Our Boys handled business and moved on to Finals this last weekend. AT Finals our Boys were spectacular . We were told by the pollster that we would not make state again just like they told us this last year... and once again our boys defied the odds and beat teams ranked ahead of us. They ran an excellent executed run form off the pace race moving from 11th place up to 5th from the mid way point to the finish! And have now qualified to race at the State Championships in Clovis CA!!! Join us next weekend to see them shine!
11/2/2016 - Del Rio League Finals - Your Cal High Condors dominate at Del Rio League Finals! Not only winning 1 or 2 divisions but sweeping all 6 divisions! This day capped off an amazing regular season for all levels on our XC team! At the Freshman level the girls continued their dominance winning easily and lead by league champ Sandra Ramirez and runner up Lizbeth Velasquez! Freshman boys put on the most exciting race of the day with their come from behind win over in a big upset to be league champs lead by Adrian Gonzalez and Joahan Torres. Freshman Boys run the fastest team time all time for the league and girls the 5th fasest! JV continued their dominance flexing our depth and breaking records along the way. JV Boys ran 3rd fastest team time of all time for the league and girls ran the #1 fastest all time! Varsity wrapped up the day well for the sweep by winning both varsity races in strong form. Varsity boys now move on to CIF Prelims and continue the road to STATE!
10/22 - MT SAC Invite - Many would say this is truly the start of the XC season where the best teams start to shine and your Cal High XC Condors were absolutely one of the teams that shined at the historic MT SAC course! Some of the highlights... JV girls took second to start things off. JV Boys ran in the JV nationals and took second only to Great Oak! Signs of things to come! Freshman Boys took 3rd, Freshman Girls took 4th, Sophomore Boys took 3rd and Varsity boys running in the Div 1/2 Sweeps race took 5th overall and 2nd in Div 1! Beating a number of ranked teams at the state level and moving us up in those rankings! Varsity girls ran the 2nd fastest ever team time for Cal High Girls! State here we come!
9/7/2016 - CIF SS Rankings are up! : In case anyone doesn't know the southern section is by far the largest and most competitive in the State and some would argue in the country yet our cross country varsity team are ranked with the best of the best! Boys are now ranked 5th in CIF SS and our girls for the first time in school history are now ranked 7th in CIF SS !!! Here is a link to the rankings online:
9/3/2016 - Great Cow Invite !!! - Your Condors take home 6 plaques out of 8 races with amazing performances! Freshman boys and girls start the day finishing 8 and 9th in their races and are off to a great start to come away with league championships! Sophomores Boys win their division 2nd overall 5 guys under 17:00 (almost 6) Sophomore Girls short 3 top girls (running varsity) still pull off a 6th place finish with amazing times! JV Girls take 2nd place and JV boys pull off the rare 15 perfect race to sweep the race!!! Varsity Boys run a tough very competitive race against 3 teams ranked in the top 15 in the state and are able to take one down and almost another missing by 6points. Boys finish 3rd overall! Varsity girls go from 17th last year to 2nd overall all while knocking out 2 state ranked teams!!! In addition girls set the all time team time school record!!! Now at 92:37 !!! Average of 18:31 !!! Overall boys take home the Boys sweeps!!!
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