Eastern US Highlights 10/24

XC 2009: Eastern US

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By: Aaron Rich & Brandon Miles, Eastern US National Editors

 

State Championships Central

 

National Team Rankings *fourth edition

National Individual Rankings *third edition

 

 

EASTERN US HIGHLIGHTS

 

Conference, League, Regional, and State action is taking place across the East this weekend and this page will be your ticket to coverage in all of the states listed above.  Click on a state abbreviation above to navigate to that states coverage.

 

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Alabama:

Mobile County Championships (AL):  McGill frosh Carmen Carlos won her county meet on Wednesday with a blazing 17:48.12 clocking to continue her magical freshman year.  Meet Page | Article on Carmen 

 

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Arkansas:

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Connecticut:

Central Connecticut State Mini-Meet (CT):  Meet Page

 

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Delaware:

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Florida:

Panhandle Cross Country Championship (FL):  Chiles girls won a close race over Fort Walton Beach, 42-50 behind the strength of 3 in the top-5.  Maclay's Stefanie Kurgatt won the race with a time of 17:47.62 and teammate Jana Stolting was 2nd in 17:53.27.  Meet Page

 

South Brevard CC Invitational (FL):  Brian Atkinson, Melbourne, won the boys Varsity race with a time of 15:32.70.  Melbourne won the team title as well with 56 points.  Melbourne girls dominated in their race with 34 points for the victory.  Meet Page

 

Middleburg Bronco Classic (FL):  Bishop Kenny boys dominated their Varsity race with 39 points and 4 runners in the top-9 overall.  Colin Barker, Bishop Kenny, won the individual title with a time of 15:36.41 for a 50 second margin.  Bishop Kenny won the girls Varsity race as well with 48 points.  For the girls individual race Stephanie Strasser, Fernandina Beach, won with a time of 18:02.04.  Meet Page

 

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Georgia:

Georgia State Middle School Championships (GA):  Georgia middle-schoolers will gather in Cochran, GA tomorrow to compete over 2 miles.  Meet Page

 

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Illinois:

Chicago Regional Meet (IL):  Sandburg won their regional meet with 35 points without US#3 Lukas Verzbicas and will move on to the State Finals. 

 

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Indiana:

Indiana Semi-State Championships (IN):  US#4 Futsum Zeinasellassie, North Central, won the Franklin Central Semi-States Championships with a time of 15:16.55 over Drew and Alex Shields, Fishers, who were 2-3 in 15:21.28 and 15:22.45.  Futsum also won the Brebeuf Sectional Championship with a time of 15:51.6 and then won the Brebeuf Regional Championship with a time of 15:19.3.  Meet Page

 

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Kentucky:

Wildcat Wilderness Invitational (KY):  KYTrackXC.com will be providing LIVE updates via the forum here.  Virtual Results Previews | Meet Page | MileSplit Onsite Coverage

 

DeSales Invitational (KY):  Trinity won the boys Varsity race with 30 points and all 5 scorers in the top-9.  Jake Wildenmann, Trinity, won the individual title with a time of 16:24.  Spencer County won the girls Varsity race with 35 points and John Hardin's Maggie Mattingly won the individual title with a time of 19:59.  Meet Page | KYTrackXC.com Preview | MileSplit Onsite Coverage

 

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Louisiana:

4th Jack Schommer Invitational (LA):  Louisiana is set to honor a Prep XC icon with the 4th running of this memorial invitational on Saturday.  A brief history of Jack Schommer's impact on the sport of Cross Country in Louisiana can be found here.  Meet Page

 

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Massachusetts: 

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Maine:

Western and Eastern Regionals postponed to 10/31/09 due to inclement weather.  State Championships will be held on 11/7/09.

Maine Western Regionals (ME):  Regional action kicks off in Maine this weekend and MileSplit will be there.  Full in-depth previews can be found at the following link.  MaineTrackXC Preview | MileSplit Onsite Coverage

 

Maine Eastern Regionals (ME):  Regional action kicks off in Maine this weekend and MileSplit will be there.  Full in-depth previews can be found at the following link.  MaineTrackXC Preview | MileSplit Onsite Coverage

 

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Maryland:

Montgomery County XC Championships (MD):  Andrew Palmer, Walt Whitman, won the boys Varsity race with a time of 15:43.  Walter Johnson won the team title with a score of 46 points and 4 in the top-7.  Walter Johnson also won the girls Varsity race with 62 points, while Jessie Rubin, Thomas Wootton, won the individual title with a time of 18:49.  Meet Page

 

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Missouri:

 

District Championships (MO):  With Conference action wrapping up the District meets get under way with Class 4 this Saturday.  US#15 Emily Sisson (Photo, right, by Paul Everett) defended her Class 4 District 2 Championship in dominating fashion with a time of 18:04.  Sisson beat teammate Diane Robison(19:36) by 92 seconds and looks stronger than ever!  More coming...  Class 4 District 1 | Class 4 District 2 Milesplit Onsite Coverage | Class 4 District 3 | Class 4 District 4 | Class 4 District 5 | Class 4 District 6 | Class 4 District 7 | Class 4 District 8

 

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Michigan:

Michigan State Championships (MI):  Marquette won the Division 1 boys title with a point total of 24, taking the top-3 places overall and putting all 7 runners inside the top-15Reed Payant won the individual title with a time of 16:20.9.  Tara and Lindsay Killunen went 1-2 to lead Calumet to the team title with 32 points and 4 in the top-8.  Tara ran 19:36.1 and Lindsay ran 20:02.4.  Alan Peterson, Ironwood-Luther, won the Division 2 race with a time of 16:19.8.  Abby Kelto, Munising, won the Division 2 girls race with a time of 19:38.3.  Meet Page

 

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Minnesota:

Shakopee Invitational (MN):  Maria Hauger, Shakopee, won the girls varsity race by a huge margin with a 4k time of 14:22.3.  Prior Lake won the girls varsity race with 37 points and 5 in the top-10.  Meet Page

 

Big 9 Conference Championships (MN):  Jon-Michael Brandt, Winona, won the boys varsity championship with a time of 15:51.5.  Owatonna won the boys team title with 43 points and 4 in the top-10.  Meet Page

 

Central Lakes Conference Championships (MN):  Jaime Piepenburg, Alexandria, won the girls varsity championship with a 4k time of 14:38.50.  Meet Page

 

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North Carolina:

Conference XC Championship Action (NC): Laura Hoer, TC Roberson, continues to win in 2009, taking the Mountain Athletic Conference championships on Thursday.  Complete North Carolina Conference Coverage

 

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New Hampshire:

New Hampshire Middle School XC Championships (NH):  The top middle schoolers in the state will gather in Londonderry, NH to determine the best in the state.  Meet Page

 

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New Jersey:

Monmouth County Championships (NJ):  US#3 Christian Brothers Academy scored 62 points to win by 81 over Holmdel.  CBA had a 69 second spread off of Mike Mazzaccaro's victory in 16:10 on the challenging Holmdel Park layout.  Meet Page with Photos and Videos!!

 

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New York:

Section 1 Coaches Invitational (NY):  North Rockland boys took the Varsity 3 race with 47 pointsNick Hughes began the romp for the Red Raiders with a 16:34.93 clocking to win by 30 seconds in very sloppy conditions.  Honeoye Falls-Lima won the Varsity 2 race with 52 points.  HFL's Alex Dier and Steve Mangan went 1-2 with times of 16:21.72 and 16:22.92.  US#12 Monroe Woodbury won the Varisty 3 race with 39 points in absolutely horrible conditions.  Boys Meet Story by Chris Hunt | Girls Meet Story by Chris Hunt | Meet Page | Race Assignments

 

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Ohio:

OHSAA District XC Championships (OH):  US#1 Zach Wills and his Mason teammates were victorious at Voice of America Park in the Division 1 race.  Wills ran a 16:29.1 for first while Mason put 6 in the top-18 for a score of 45 and a 55 second 1-5 spread.  US#9 Magnificat girls took the top-3 places of the Division 1 race at Lorain Community College for a 22 point score with 5 in the top-9 and 6 in the top-11.  Madeline Chambers won overall with a time of 18:39.  OHSAA District Cross Country - Amanns Park | OHSAA District Cross Country - Cambridge | OHSAA District Cross Country - Edgewater Park | OHSAA District Cross Country - Goodyear Metro Park | OHSAA District Cross Country - Lakeland Community College | OHSAA District Cross Country - Lorain Community College | OHSAA District Cross Country - Malone University | OHSAA District Cross Country - Miami Valley CTC | OHSAA District Cross Country - Ottawa Park | OHSAA District Cross Country - Pearson Metro Park | OHSAA District Cross Country - Rio Grande | OHSAA District Cross Country - Spencerville | OHSAA District Cross Country - Terra Community College | OHSAA District Cross Country - Trumbull County Fairgrounds | OHSAA District Cross Country - Voice of America Park | OHSAA District Cross Country - Watkins Memorial

 

 

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Pennsylvania:

Pennsylvania Conference/ League Week (PA):  A significant upset occurred at the Lehigh Valley Conference meet where PA#3 Emmaus girls took down PA#1 Liberty with a score of 32-67.  PA#4 Pennsbury girls won the SOL National Conference Championship by 11 points with Sara Sargent taking the win with an impressive 17:57 clocking.  PA#1 Germantown Friends won the Friends Schools League Championship meet with a perfect score of 15 points and the top-6 places in the race!  PA#2 West Chester Henderson won their division of the Ches-Mont Championship meet with 52 second spreadFor Complete In-Depth Pennsylvania Coverage Click Here

 

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Rhode Island:

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South Carolina:

Greenville County Championships (SC):  St. Joseph's girls (Photo by John Olson) won their first county title, overtaking last years champs, Mauldin, 56-72.  Alexa Neiling, Mauldin, won the individual title with a time of 18:48.  Woodmont's Aaron Ramirez, won the boys individual title with a course record time of 15:55.  Meet Story | Meet Page

 

Regional action dominates the week in SC: Region I-AA | Region 2-2A | Region 1-AAAA | Region 2-3A | Region 5-AAAA | Region 6-4A | Region 6-AA | Region 7-AAA | Region 7-AAAA | Region 8-AAAA | Region 3-AA | Region 3-AAAA | Region 4-AAAA | SCISA AAA Region | Western AAA Region

 

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Tennessee: 

Front Runner Athletics Area XC Championship (TN):  Brandon Lord, Baylor, highlights the boys field.  Meet Page

 

KTC/ TennesseeRunner.com Middle School XC State Championship (TN):  Meet Preview | Meet Page | MileSplit Onsite Coverage

 

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Virginia:

VA District Championship Coverage (VA):  Action kicked off Wednesday with the Beach District and Southeastern District championship meets.  Complete VA District Coverage Here

 

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Vermont:

Northern Vermont Athletic Conference Championships (VT):  Jenna Griffith, Colchester, won the girls large schools Varsity championship race with a time of 19:13.40.  Essex won the team championship with 39 points and 4 in the top-8.  Brendan Copley, Colcester, won the boys large schools Varsity championship race with a time of 16:26.02.  Meet Page

 

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Wisconsin:

WIAA Arrowhead Sectional (WI):  Gabrielle Levac, Arrowhead, won the girls 4k race with a time of 14:45.06.  Homestead won the team title with 59 points.  Marcus Paulson, Hamilton, won the boys 5k race with a time of 16:07.41.  Arrowhead won the team title with 46 points.  Meet Page

 

WIAA Prairie School Sectional (WI):  Molly Seidel, University Lake, won the girls 4k race with a time of 14:59.60.  The Prairie School won the team title with 40 points and 5 runners in the top-11.  Meet Page

 

WIAA Oshkosh North Sectional (WI):  Niki Rhyan, Plymouth, won the girls 4k race with a time of 15:20.53.  Taylor Wardall, Appleton East, won the boys 5k race with a time of 16:03.65.  Neenah won both team titles, the boys with 62 points and the girls with 40 points.  Meet Page

 

WIAA Mayville Sectional (WI):  Marya Haegler, Winnebago Lutheran, won the girls 4k race with a time of 14:59.70.  Kiel won the boys team title with 64 points.  Meet Page

 

Badger Ridge Run (WI):  Meet Page

 

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West Virginia:

West Virginia Region Championships (WV):  West Virginia held their state quailifying championships yesterday.  WV Group AAA Region I | WV Group AAA Region II | WV Group AAA Region III | WV Group AAA Region IV | WV Group A-AA Region I | WV Group A-AA Region II | WV Group A-AA Region III | WV Group A-AA Region IV

 

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