For those not attending the QTC camp in Big Bear...the team will meet at 7:30am at Country Hills all week. This is an important week of training and all are expected to be there.
This Thursday is our parent meeting and it is important that all athletes have a parent/gaurdian at the meeting, especially is you are new to the program. Lots of info about the summer program including signups for both the summer program and the Big Bear trip, along with the alumni run and fall schedule, will be given out.
XC parent & athlete meeting 7pm Thur July 8
Info on Beach Run & Bonfire July 21will be available!
Info on the Alumni Run July 24 will be available!
Info on Big Bear Camp July 26-30 will be available!
Info on Family Get Together Aug 13 will be available!
Practice schedule will be available.
Boys and Girls meet schedules will be available.
Booster Board positions are open! Interested? Contact President Charlotte Apahidean at firstname.lastname@example.org
Booster donation for fall season $140 (checks made out to BOHS XC/Track and Field Boosters)
Banners available for order $40 (checks made out to BOHS XC/Track and Field Boosters)
Summer practice donation $125 (Checks made out to BOHS XC)
Big Bear Camp $350 (TBD)
Please come prepared to make these payments!
Cash and checks are acceptable forms of payment.
FALL WORKOUT GROUPS--MUST BE CLEARED IN ORDER TO PRACTICE!!!!!!!!!!!
XC/LONG SPRINTS(ALL GIRLS XC AND SELECT SPRINTS)
1ST DAY: WEDNESDAY 3:00 AT FOUNDERS PARk
COACH V COACH PAM
NIKKI A ALANI SIERRA CRINER LACI ARMENTA
CASSIE AUDRIE MEGAN DU PREY SHAYLA BLAKE
TAYLOR D KIERA AUBREY FESSLER BRODI TUTTLE
MYA G EMILY AVERY HAGER MEGAN STROH
GWEN EBBY NATALIE ROMERO ANNE MERIZAN
CLARICE KENDRA ALEXA RODRIGUEZ ROMA PATEL
TUESDAY AT 3700 PROSPECT AVENUE AT 5:30 PM
YORBA LINDA CA 92886 (WABASH AND PROSPECT)
AARON BRASS JACOB COOPER
DANI GARCIA KAILEY GORHAM
JYRMANI HARTSFIELD LEON KANG
PAULINE KANG HAYLIE KENT
EVMENIA NOVIKOFF ANDRES OJEDA
SACHIN RAJA MALIYA SALDONIDO
SPRINTS/HURDLES WITH COACH JEFF
2:30 AT BOHS TRACK
ASHLEY ALVAREZ JUSTIN BRAVO
KYLIE CHANG PARIS DEJESUS
ROMAN GIACCHETTO PEYTON KILHEFFER
THOMAS PARK BLAKE TUTTLE
Thank you for all those of you who submitted times for the First (Hopefully the Only) Brea XC Virtual Mile. It was a close one in the team battle between the class of 2020 and 2011. Their respective scores were tied at 27, each with the class of 2020 edging out through the tiebreaker.
On the individual men's side, 2016 grad, Austin Tamagno took the victory with a time of 4:26, and Caleb Myers, class of 2017, in a close second with a time of 4:28. Rounding out the podium with a time of 4:43 was, the still very young and speedy, Boys cross country coach, Bruno Morlan.
On the women's side the top finisher was, 2020 grad, Whitney Valenti with a time of 5:10. Second was class of 1998 alum, Maika Nelson. And third was Cassie Apahidean, currently finishing her sophomore year.
The full results are below, as well as pictures sent in by everyone.
“Everything’s bigger in Texas”...words to live by. The top 12 varsity Wildcats (plus 12 Ladycats) burst the Brea bubble last month and flew on a PLANE right into the Lone Star State, home of BBQ and the Morlan family. Our team arrived at the park before the sun that Saturday morning; as Luke Stratton so poetically said, “It felt like Woodbridge”. The rodeo began with the Varsity Elite race, in which the top 7 placed 13th out of 35 teams. Senior Shane Gaffikin got ‘er done with a top 50 place finish out of the field of 250+ cracking cowboys. Jonathan Manara, sneaking some of his red sauce past TSA, powered through the heat to an impressive 17:09 on the 5k course (some sources debate the accuracy of the course length, claiming that even the courses are bigger in Texas). “The Good the Bad and the Ugly” theme could faintly be heard in the background as the showdown between Manny DeBarros and Luke Stratton resulted in a 3 second gap between the two. Manny showed in this race that it wasn’t his first rodeo and he’s ready to roll with the big boys, and we’re excited to see what he will be capable of come November. Rounding out the score was Ryan Daedler, channeling his inner Clint Eastwood to stick with the thunderous Matthew Apahidean, eventually passing him at the final stretch due to some preventative measures taken by Matt that helped preserve the cleanliness of his uniform (think explosive chunks). Not 7 seconds behind the duo was the lone ranger Jordan Ostby. Jordo has made significant gains in his training this season and has stapled his place on the varsity team. With the combination of less-than-favorable weather, and minor injuries that have been plaguing our team, the varsity squad did not perform at the predicted level of competition that we’d hoped. However, I reckon that by the time League comes ‘round, our rowdy runners will be ready to roll, and reach that raised platform at the State meet, come hell or high water.
The top 12 runners went to Texas and overall the trip went very well and the team had lots of fun bonding and sightseeing. But the more important event of the trip was the Southlake Race. The 5 JV runners made an excellent performance. Jack Livingston was up in front only to have his injury flare up again but still coming in third for the team. Drew Beigler stayed constant and performed well for his first JV race. Shane Park although hurting pushed through the pain and was able to bring in the final points for the team. Andrew Velasco came out of nowhere and amazingly filled in for Jack and had an awesome race. Aakash had a great race and was constant considering the heat. An overall great race for the boys and is definitely a good start to the season.