Aaron Templeton will certainly be among the favorites at Foot Locker in two weeks. (Photo by John Olson)
Saucony Elite 50 Individual Boys | Week 12
*Editor's Note: The Saucony Elite 50 refers to the top-50 individual in the country (25 boys and 25 girls)
It's the final week for the boys individual rankings as we contest the first of two national championships this weekend with the Nike Cross Nationals. The Foot Locker West Regional is this weekend as well with the Foot Locker Nationals the following weekend.
The California were super exciting on the boys side with some favorites winning and others surprising. Tal Braude (Torrey Pines) continued his great season by winning it all in 15:02 in Division 1. Estevan De La Rosa (Arcadia) gave him all he had to finish 2nd in 5:03. Blake Haney (Stockdale) finished 3rd in 15:09 while Blair Hurlock (De La Salle) finished great for 4th in 15:11. Phillip Rocha (Arcadia) ran well for 5th in 15:18. In Division 2 Garrett Corcoran (Villa Park) won big in this one with a time of 15:09. The Division 3 race was a surprise with Aidan Goltra (Campolindo) stunning the favorites in the end, winning with a huge kick in 15:02. David Luna (Indio) was 2nd in 15:03 and Austin Tamagno (Brea Olinda) was 3rd in 15:03 as well.
At the NXN NY Regional Mike Brannigan won the individual title with a time of 15:29.9 over TJ Hornberger in 15:40.8. Josh Dryland was 3rd in 15:42.6, Bryce Millar was 4th in 15:45.2 and Andrew Berge was 5th in 15:45.7.
At the same location the NXN Northeast took place and Tony Russell (PA) defended his individual title, winning with a time of 15:46.4 over Tom O'Neill (NJ) in 15:47.8. Mike McClemens (NJ) led CBA with his third place finish in 15:49.0. Christian Stafford was 4th in 15:50.9 and Trevor Hopper was 5th in 15:53.5.
At the NXN South Regional Taylor Caldwell led the way for Brentwood with his win in 15:05.70. Tommy Mulroy finished 2nd in 15:07.20 while Tyler Spear was 3rd in 15:07.90.
Foot Locker also took place this weekend as well with Mickey Burke (NY) winning the Northeast Regional boys race with a quick time of 15:19 but was followed closely across the line by Christian Alvarado (CT) in 2nd with a time of 15:21. Alexander Ostberg (CT) was 3rd in 15:22. The rest of the qualifiers include Liam Mullett (NJ) in 15:29, Josef Holt-Andrews (ME) in 15:37, Daniel Curts (ME) in 15:39, Scott Meehan (NJ) in 15:39, Tai Dinger (DC) in 15:40, Louis Corgliano (NJ) in 15:41, and Ross Wilson (PA) in 15:41.
At the Foot Locker South Regional Aaron Templeton (TN) rolled at the end in this one to win in 14:36 over Ben Huffman (NC) in 14:44. Ian Milder (NC) was third in 14:49. Rounding out the qualifiers were Louis Colson (VA) in 14:50, Mackenzie Haight (VA) in 14:51, Ben Barrett (OK), in 14:51, Tyler Bennett (FL) in 14:52, Brent Demarest (SC) in 14:53, Frank Lara (TX) in 14:53, and Patrick Sheehan (NC) in 14:54.
At Foot Locker Midwest Grant Fisher (MI) won the boys race in 15:02 with Addison DeHaven (SD) in 2nd at 15:09. Jesse Reiser (IL) was 3rd in 15:11. The remaining qualifiers were Toby Hardwick (OH) in 15:13, Jackson Bertoli (IN) in 15:14, Patrick Perrier (IL) in 15:15, Thomas Pollard (IA) in 15:17, Noah Kauppila (MO) in 15:20, David Dalton (IN) in 15:22, and Ryan Robinson (MI) in 15:22.
Stay tuned each week as we bring you the Saucony Elite 50 Individual Boys every Tuesday morning!
|1||14:47.20||Sr.||Cerake Geberkidane||Denver East||CO|
|2||14:36||Sr.||Aaron Templeton||Hardin Valley||TN|
|3||13:55 3.0M||Sr.||Tanner Anderson||North Central||WA|
|4||14:27 3.0M||Sr.||Tal Braude||Torrey Pines||CA|
|7||15:03||Sr.||Estevan De La Rosa||Arcadia||CA|
|9||14:29 3.0M||Sr.||Garrett Corcoran||Villa Park||CA|
|11||15:02||Jr.||Grant Fisher||Grand Blanc||MI|
|12||14:32.50||Jr.||Conner Mantz||Sky View||UT|
|16||15:03||So.||Austin Tamagno||Brea Olinda||CA|
|20||15:21||Sr.||Christian Alvarado||Fairfield Prep||CT|
|21||14:43 3.0M||Sr.||Louis Colson||Thomas Edison||VA|
|23||14:49.59||Jr.||John Dressel||Mt. Spokane||WA|
|24||14:59||Sr.||Tony Russell||West Chester Henderson||PA|
|25||14:42.34||Sr.||Mike McClemens||Christian Brothers Academy||NJ|
|Watch List (Alphabetical order): Christian Alvarado (CT); Josef Holt-Andrews (ME); Tanis Baldwin (NC); Wolfgang Beck (WA); Matthew Brafford (WV); Andrew Brewer (UT); Mike Buckley (XX); Taylor Caldwell (TN); Nick Carleo (MA); Logan Carroll (WA); Brian Cook (NY); Steve Correa (CA); Zach Dale (IL); Austen Dalquist (TX); Brent Demarest (SC); Steven Fahy (CA); Ricky Faure (WY); Grant Fisher (MI); Sydney Gidabuday (CA); Olin Hacker (WI); Mark Hadley (OH); Phillip Hall (NC); Jonah Henry (WY); Paul Hogan (MA); Trevor Hopper (CT); TJ Hornberger (NY); Ben Huffman (NC); Blair Hurlock (CA); Zachry Jacklin (UT); Sukhi Khosla (FL); Noah Kauppila (MO); Frank Lara (TX); Mac Macoy (AL); Wyatt Maxey (NC); Tim McGowan (NY); Connor McMillan (UT); Stuart Mcnutt (KS); Ian Milder (NC); Griffin Molino (PA); Kramer Morton (UT); Nathan Mroz (IL); Liam Mullett (NJ); Jake Ogden (CA); Thomas O'Neill (NJ); Alex Ostberg (CT); Jacob Pickle (TX); Tristan Peloquin (WA); Patrick Perrier (IL); Andrew Rafla (ID); Phillip Rocha (CA); Nathan Rodriguez (AZ); Estevan De La Rosa (CA); Bailey Roth (CO); Patrick Sheehan (NC); Jacob Shiohira (AR); Zach Smith (IL); Cameron Stanish (WA); Evan Stifel (OH); Alec Thomas (TN); Levi Thomet (AK); Ryan Udvadia (NY); Kai Wilmot (WA); John Wold (IL)|