2011 Cross Country,
Norcal Rankings '11
SRV might move up to top 10 on the team side given a good effort at both EBAL center meet and at Mt Sac.
Girls1. Carrie Verdon Campolindo NCS2. Karlie Garcia Oakmont SJS3. Madeleine Ankhelyi Vista del Lago SJS 4. Nikki Hiltz Aptos CCS5. Anna Maxwell San Lorenzo Valley CCS6. Christine Bayliss San Ramon Valley NCS 7. Nicole Lane El Molino NCS8. Bridget Blum University NCS9. Carina Novell Granada NCS10. Jena Pianin Amador Valley NCSHonorable Mention – in no particular orderMarisa Carino Oakmont SJSLauren Croshaw Aragon CCS Maryann Gong Granada NCSVanessa Estrada Hollister CCSKat Gregory Woodside Priory CCSBecky Hobby Hughson SJSMorgan Lira Valley Christian SJ CCS Julia Maxwell Branson NCSSpencer Moore St. Mary's Berkeley NCS Holland Reynolds University NCS Allison Sturges Mountain View CCSAnna Welsh Monterey CCSJenny Xu Monta Vista CCSVanessa Fraser Scotts Valley CCSKylie Goo Westmoor CCSDiribi Adbo Berkeley NCS
Wouldn't it be more useful to rank the teams in separate divisions? A lot more work, of course. But they really don't compete directly with each other.
Richard Ho moves up based on his Mt Sac Performance.
The Alameda Girls may now deserve HM status. They moved up to 4th in the 10/5 NCS D2 rankings. And on 10/22 they bested the team times of Maria Carrillo, St. Francis (Sacramento) and SRV at Mt. SAC.
I only follow SJS, so here's what I have through Mt SAC. Boys1) Woodcreek2) Del Campo3) Bella Vista4) Davis5) Pleasant Grove6) Placer7) Oak Ridge8) El Dorado9) Lincoln (Stk)10) JesuitThe 1st 3 teams are pretty much interchangeable on any given day barring injuries, etc. Davis is in a little bit of a down year for them, though they always finish strong and I know they're going to be pretty strong again next year. At state D2, SJS will do really well with WC, DC and BV all probable top ten and maybe one or more cracking top 5. Jesuit, Vacaville, Lodi and Rocklin will battle for the last state spot. In D1, Davis and either Pleasant Grove, Oak Ridge or Lincoln of Stockton for the 2 spots, though neither D1 team will finish in top 10 at state. In D3, it's possible either Placer or El Dorado could break top 10 at state, though they would need to run way over their performances to this point, more likely will finish 12th to 14th.Girls, I don't do a top 10. Obviously St Francis and Vacaville need to move up above one or more of the SJS teams listed in the previous rankings (e.g. Oakmont, BV, etc.). I'm optimistic that many of the girls teams can do well at state, probably mostly St Francis and maybe Oak Ridge in D1. Even though Vacaville and Woodcreek are having excellent years, they probably won't crack top 8 at state b/c so many of the SS teams are potentially national caliber (according to Rich Gonzalez). I think Vista Del Lago is D3, so they should do well at state.
Top 25 Overall For Girls @ Mt. SacNor Cal in Bold1) Sarah Baxter- Simi Valley 16:592) Karlie Garcia- Oakmont 17:01 (Top Junior Girl)3) Karis Frankian- Saugus 17:124) Xochitl Naverette- Colony 17:215) Erika Reddish-Vista Murrietta 17:256) Megan Huebner- La Quinta 17:307) Hannah Munyan- Sultana 17:318) Sarah Fakler- Xavier 17:319) Anna Maxwell- SLV 17:44 (#3 Sophmore Time)10) Cami Chapus- Harvard W. 17:4511) Laura Hollander- Marina 17:4512) Ashlee Powers- Corona 17:4713) Adrianna Olivas- Centennial 17:4814) Shanoah Souza- LaCosta 17:4815) Melissa Fairchild- Serrano 17:5216) Karla Vernola- Simi Valley 17:5617) Pauline Mandel- Great Oak 17:5618) Kylie Nishaska- Marina 17:5619) Christine Bayless- SRV 17:57 (Top Freshman Girl/#1 NCS)20) Emma Abrahamson- La Costa 17:5821) Ashlyn Dadkhah- Torrey Pines 17:5922) Jena Pianin- Amador 18:00 (#6 Junior)23) Kelli Sigimoto- Mira Costa 18:0224) Nicole Lane- El Molino 18:03 (#15 Senior/#2 NCS)25) Brianne Holland- Royal 18:05
Amador is NCS. So Jena Pianin is #2 NCS and Nicole Lane is #3.
From EBAL - both Trever Furhman and Matt DeVries ran well at Mt Sac as well as at the recent EBAL center meet.
At the minimum, Trevor Stephens of Del Oro should have an Honorable mention. 9th Nor-Cal runner at Mt. Sac in 15:44. 16:36 and 16:50 on the Willow Hills Course this season so far. # 2 finisher to a Reno Runner at the NU Invitational and winner of the DO Invite and DO 4000 (yea-yea, home course but, still awesome times). SFL League finals this Friday at William Jessup University (2:00) will further define Woodcreek, Granite Bay, Rocklin and Del Oro teams/runners that should be in the top Nor-Cal considerations.
Ho will probably stay right where he is. Top 4 from the previous Norcal Rankings didn't run Mt. Sac. Luna, Rushing, Bishop, Alex Conner. Ho was beat by Connor Clark who ran the same time as John Lawson. That would put him at 7.
Kevin Bishop ran 15:55 at Mt. SAC.
Ho put about 10 seconds on the kid from Northgate at Mt Sac.
but Ho was beat by 10 seconds by someone who was previously ranked lower than him. ergo, he stays in the 7 spot
...to above post. Well done! I stand corrected.
...so when will we see updated ranking?
I am planning on posting an update by mid week. Thanks for the interest.
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