Wednesday, October 14, 2020

2019 California State Meet Results: Reality vs Fantasy

An additional article on MileSplit California posted today:
https://ca.milesplit.com/articles/286305-2019-california-state-meet-results-reality-vs-fantasy

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

We are now under 2 months away. Youth and HS competition and practice is still not allowed. We are stuck in 12:1 conditioning if that is even allowed at all (I know for many it is not). You would think there would be a transition to larger conditioning groups, allowing use of equipment, allowing indoor sports inside. But there has been zero movement. I don’t see the state going from zero to full speed on one day but I hope I’m wrong. The closer we get to the start I’m less hopeful. While CA is seeing a slight increase in cases the rest of the country is seeing a resurgence. We aren’t far behind I fear.

John Pelster said...

I think Coach Lange has done a great job if illustrating the way the state meet should be. Thank you for publishing these numbers.

Anonymous said...

Riverside County back into the purple tier. RIP Great Oak.

Anonymous said...

50 days from the “start” of the season and youth sport still not allowed. Is there a contingency plan or is season 1 a no go?

Anonymous said...

News regarding youth sport coming within 2 weeks. State will defer competition to local county and state guidelines. No spectators and required testing possible. It is believed that no competition will be allowed if County is in purple. Some non-contact sports that are outside such as XC may be allowed while football is delayed or canceled. Competition numbers likely to be restricted by county. Expect some school districts not to participate due to taking on liability and remaining in distance learning. Likely outcome is league competition only, section or state competition likely suspended.

This is a draft and waiting to see what happens with COVID numbers in CA, which are currently rising. If they continue to rise over the next couple weeks before announcement the entire season 1 could be canceled.

Anonymous said...

Based on the SM Daily Journal, CCS football is adjusting the criteria for post-season qualification. Is the CCS Cross-country committee looking to do the same? Assuming the season happens, could they go back to the making sure each division race has a minimum number of teams racing in it (10? 15?) Waive/modify the finish in the top 50% of league championship rule if not all schools are able to participate this year due to county/league or school level restrictions? Alternative ways to qualify for CCS if the leagues can't run @ Toro or Crystal to hit the at-large individual/team standards?

Anonymous said...

No way Belmont allows the use of Crystal Springs an Toro is closed and Monterey County is currently in purple anyway. With schools continuing distance learning expect districts like San Jose Unified to announce no sports. Then BVAL cancels and the dominos fall. Will section meets be possible? If anything my guess it will be league only as stated above.

Albert Caruana said...

If there is a CCS meet in 2021, at-large time advancements will not be used. That means teams have to finish in the top 50% of their league in their divisions and the top 3 individuals not on one of those teams will also advance as well.

Anonymous said...

Albert:
But say if BVAL cancels, PAL only has 8-10 schools participate, and say some WCAL/WBAL schools also can't participate, that could make for very small fields @ CCS. Didn't they used to allow additional school qualifiers in order to have at least 10 schools in each division race? Perhaps that should be considered for this year as well.

Anonymous said...

*If* sport is allowed competition will likely be limited to very small numbers. 50 or 100 max is a real possibility. This means no spectators and very small fields. Divisions competing on separate days is a real possibility.

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