Mary Cain ran 9:02 for the 3K topping a field that included katie knight, while marcus Chamver zipped the 200M in 22.02. Hannah Cunliffe clocked an impressive 7.44 for 60M. Rachel Proteau, an Oregon prep, jumped 5-05 in the HJ.
(Jacob Thomson leads at 3K - thanks to JT)
The Junior US Men, led by Craig Novak, placed second in Scotland, while the Junior Women came in third.
US Junior runners, six girls and six guys, will represent the US in Scotland on Saturday. Leingang & Thomson at Foot Locker
(Jake Leingang 71 & Jacob Thomson 64 will represent the US)
Foot Locker Runners Will head to Scotland to represent the US plus a few other late season odd and ends including Jake Riley 's victory in Kentucky and new York State Awards.
At the Del after
A brief look back at this year's Foot Locker National Championship, which was so much more than two impressive races.
Boys at 800
Anna Rohrer and Edward Cheserek won laurel at the 34th Foot Locker National championship.
Walk-through at Balboa
Friday's highlights were the traditional walk-through of Balboa and a panel discussion by Foot Locker alumni.
Just some of the FL apparel
Thursday was a day of exploration and acquainting not to mention loads of free gear.
Dressel & Gardner at West
The 34th Foot Locker national championship will be held on Saturday. Edward Cheserek looks to defend his title and Andrew Gardner of Spokane is one of the top challlengers. The girls' race should be wide-open but Anna Rorher of Indiana has the look of a champion.
Chery Trapp at Foot Locker
There was much more to Foot locker West than just the seeded races and Cheryn Trapp of Idaho placed third in the girls' Junior-Senior race and Malacai Armstrong garnered third in the combined 7th & 8th grade race. Delaney Clem of Pendleton earned 23rd in the Girls' Freshman-Sophomore race.
Andrew Gardner & Nicholas Hauger
Ben Saarel won the individual title and Washington will send four runners to San Diego.
Marissa Williams of California gave a virtuoso performance but Katie Bianchini of Glacier Peak earned a trip to San Diego by placing sixth. Erin Clark finished an heart-breaking eleventh and is the first alternate.
Fun at Foot Locker West
The key news now is that the normal mt. SAC course will be used tomorrow.
The 34th West Regional will take place on Saturday with Mead's Andrew Gardner looking for his third straight trip to San Diego.
Anna Rohrer won at Foot Locker Midwest
The big news for the northwest was the addition of the Summit guys to the filed at Portland Meadows, while 'Super Saturday" witnessed qualifications for a coveted berth at Foot Locker nationals.
Great races as well as time at the Foot Locker National Midwest Regional race. Jake Leingang and Anna Rorher led their respective fields on a day of surprises.
Grant Nykaza of Illinois
Erin Finn, who placed second at Foot Locker national last year, will be one of the favorites to claim a berth again this year but there is a satrong field, which contains Julia Bos, Maria Hauger & Kaylee Flanagan. Grant Nykaza & Jake Leingang also will make a bid for a return.
The Border Clash, which saw Patrick King of Squalicum and Amy-Eloise Neale of Glacier Peak earn victories, was the highlight of the week in the northwest but there was a fair amount of action around the nation. The New York Federation meet saw Saratoga dominate & the Mid-East Meet of Champions was held for the 26th time.
The Washington girls topped Oregon 23 to 32, while the Wshington guys swept the top five places.
Duck Women Won the NCAA XC Title
Neale & Knight went 1 - 2 once again.
Amy-Eloise Neale of Glacier Peak and Joe Hardy of Seattle Prep triumphed at Eagle island on Saturday and headed a field, which qualified to race in Portland. Here is an in depth looked at the race plus odds & ends from around the nation.
Joe Hardy and Amy-Eloise Neale led the individuals.
The Washington & oregon State meets went into the books & there was plenty of other action around the nation.
North Central will be tough to beat in the boys' team race, while Amy-Eloise Neale & Katie Knight renew their rivaly amidst challengers, who should not be overlooked.
6A Girls (Tanks Craig Rice)
Travis Neuman & the Summit squads repeated their titles, while Sara Tsai, Jackson Darland & Gracie Grim won their first.Katy Potter upset Alisha Luna and much other action from Lane Community College.
Amy-Eloise Neale & Katie Knight
Andrew Gardner, Patrick Gibson & Joe Hardy led the guys, while Amy-Eloise Neale, Alexa Efraimson & Emily Pittis scored for the girls in a brilliant day of racing at pasco.
Kyle Thompson, Paige Rice, Travis Neuman, Alisha Luna & Olivia Powell all look to defend their titles this weekend.
Gardner is but one of the national elites at pasco.
There is so much to look forward to here with Andrew Gardner of Mead heading the bill, while the showdown between katie Knight & Amy-Eloise neale also promises to excite.
Harriers qualified for State in Oregon & Washington, while Idaho crowned their champions. There was a great deal of noteworthy action around the nation including races by Edward Cheserek & Anna Rohrer.
With anticipation of the State races next weekend in Eugene & Pasco a look at Saturday's action in Indiana seems prescient.
Good luck to everyone.
Travis Neuman looks to defend his 5A title.
The Summit and hermiston guys overwhelmed their challengers at Districts & will head to State for a Showdown next Saturday in the 5A division.
Mead's Andrew Gardner
Andrew Gardner ran 14:52 & Amy-Eloise Neale ran 17:13 to post the best times of the day in Washington.
Alexa Efraimson will be just one to watch.
There will be a wealth of talent on display tomorrow at the Westside Classic at American lake near Tacoma.
Kelly O' Neill earned her 4th trip to State.
Paige Rice & Kyle Thompson earned titles in the Mt. Hood Conference and Dan Oekerman of Beaverton had the best time of the day. Ella Donaghu and Parkes Kendrick of Grant went 1 -2 in the 3 Rivers. The Jesuit Crusaders will head to State once again led by Ellie Kallgren.
Elijah Armstrong of Pocatello
In the northwest Oregon & Washington runners made their final adjustments prior to their State qualifiers & Idaho runners ran their qualifiers. The big news was on the national level, where Sara Baxter put in a performace, that was perhaps second only to that of Melody Fairchild. Baxter ran three miles (not a 5K) at Mt. SAC in 16:00.
Paige Rice had by far the fastest time of the day for a female runner with 17:48 & in fact it was swifter than that of many of the guys. Dan Oekerman of Beaverton had the fastest time for the guys with 15:47, although Sam Remington, running at a different venue, was not far behind with his 15:49.
girls action at Concordia (by Craig Rice)
Adidas Concordia was the highlight of the week with Andrew Gardner & Ella Donaghu topping the bill. Around the nation it was the return of Edward Cheserek to action that was probably the biggest news, which was a part of Eastern States. Mary Cain headed the girls' field there.
It was a day of records with Andrew Gardner of Mead & Ella Donaghu of Grant putting in special performances.
A special to Craig Rice for providing the wonderful pictures.
Alexi Pappas & Jordan Hasay led Oregon to a second place finish.
Trevor Dunbar & Parker Stinson led the Ducks to a 3rd place finish at the NCAA Pre-Nationals.
Trevor Dunbar heads to a recordd in 2008
Kyle Thompson at Blue Lake
Dan Oekerman, Kyle Thompson, Paige Rice & Dylan Hite were four of the race champions on Wednesday.
Tuesday’s duals provided some interesting results, which should have a broader impact on the outlook for state. Especially pertinent were the match-ups between Colby Gilbert of Skyview & Mark Tedder of Battle Ground for the guys. Also of note was the battle between Alexa Efraimson of Camas and Alexis Fuller of Union.
Katie Knight at Eagle Island
Katie Knight & Kai Wilmot of North Central scored impressive victories at Richland to top action in the Northwest.
There will be two very solid fields tomorrow with Katie Knight, Alexa Efraimson & Jordan McPhee leading the girls' field and Andrew Gardner, Joe Hardy and Kai Wilmot plus Austin oser to head the guys.
Charlotte Corless of Sunset & Tanner Smith claimed individual victories but Jesuit scored in both team races in Wednesday's quad meet in Beaverton.
Much action of note but the races of Amy-Eloise neale at Stanford & Andrew Gardner at Mountain West top the list for area runners.
Coach Rob Collins with San Lorenzo Girls
Anna Maxwell of San Lorenzo Valley and Wolgang Beck of Gig Harbor captured the Danner Elite races.
Katie Flood placed third and Lindsay Flanagan finished ninth to lead Washington to a second place finish in the women's race.
Mikayla Malaspina at Foot Locker West
Mikayla Malaspina led a sweep of six Vallivue runners and Nic Maszk of Baker topped the guys.
Anna Maxwell and Joe Hardy appear to be the favorites but expect plenty of argument from runners like Paige Rice, Jordan McPhee, Elijah Armstrong & Kyle Thompson to name just a few.
Poli Balthzar won the meet with 16:15, as he led his Aberdeen team to victory. Gabrielle Rudolph of Montesano topped the girls with 19:50.
Katie Knight, Amy-Eloise Neale & Ella Donaghu recorded major victories for the girls and Joe Hardy, Patrick Gibson & Matthew Maton scored for the guys this week. Of course there was plenty of action around the nation.
Kennedy Allen of David Douglas & Ian Stevens of Reynolds were convincing winners on Wesdnesday.
Amy-Eloise Neale was the top story in the Northwest but there was much happening around the nation of note as well.
Alexa Efraimson of Camas & Kyle Thompson of Central Catholic won the individual titles, while the Crusaders swept both team events on Friday.
Alejandro Cisneros (R) & Jose Macias (L) by Trinh Vo
Hermiston won both the team races as well as the individual varsity titles, as Alejandro Cisneros & Maggie Coleman led the way.
Look for a great matchup for both guys & gals with plenty to cheer foron an individual level as well as the team aspect.
Wilmot by Craig Rice
Kai Wilmot, Amy-Eloise Neale, Jose Macias & Elijah all broke records and Katie Knight showed she is back as well during a week full of action that included another run-away by Kenai's Allie Ostrander.
Knight by Craig Rice
Katie Knight & Kai Wilmot takes individual honors at Walters.
Alexa Efraimson at Eagle Lake
Efraimson tops Fuller at Run-A-Ree, while scores in the guys' race.
Charlotte Corless led a dominating Sunset squad to victory with her time of 19:51, while Christopher Black of Franklin topped the boys' field, as his team won at Molalla River State Park.
Dan Oekerman gained revenge & Erin Gregoire gave Beaverton a pair of individual titles, while West Linn topped the boys' & Lake Oswego topped the girls' team results.
Erin Finn leading Foot Locker in 2011
Paige Rice & Julian Heninger led Oregon into action, while Erin Finn, Kaylee Flanagan, Jake Leingang & Josh Brickell showed they are gunning for a return trip to Foot Locker.
Julian Heninger topped Kyle Thompson and Paige Rice scored in the Elite races at Wilsonville.
Sam Remington & Ellie Kallgren led their Jesuit teams to overwhelming victories at Fernhill Park on Thursday.
Mikayla Malaspina at Foot Locker West
Allie Ostrander has come back with a bang and has posted national caliber times while Elijah Armstrong & Mikayla Malaspina also made strong statements.
Andrew Gardner of Mead
Andrew Gardner & Patrick Gibson are but two of grand pack of male runners, who promise to make 2012 another memorable season.
Kyle Thompson by Angela Collins
Kyle Thompson of Central Catholic and Travis Neuman of Summit look to repeat as State individual champions, while the Rams return all hands from last year's second place team. Siuslaw looks to be impressive, while Summit & Hermiston should be in for another duel in 5A. Not to be overlooked are the Crusaders of Jesuit.
Paige at Blue Lake)
Paige Rice, Sara Tsai, Erin Clark & Piper McDonald should all give Oregon cross country fans something to cheer about this fall.
Katie Knight, Amy-Eloise Neale, Alexa Efraimson & Jordan McPhee are just four of dynamic group of runners, who should make things very excitin this fall season.
Marcus Chambers sped to victory in the 400 Meter Run and Brittany Bennett impressed in the 1500.
pic by Steve Lee
Dakaria Hightower won the High Jump at the Junior Olympics on Saturday, while Tera Novy scored in Thursday's Discus competition.
Curtis King & Marren Haneberg were the winners at the 2012 Washington All Star Race.
Allison Woodward at Foot Locker in 2010 (by Colleen Collins)
Aaron Ernest placed second in the 100 Meter Final & Jarrion Lawson took third in the Long Jump. Northwest athletes Haley Crouser & Allison Woodward were also in action today.
Haley Crouser photo by Colleen Collins
Haley Crouser of Gresham threw 51.04 to qualify for the next round of the Javelin as the World Championships, and Izaic Yorks ran a fine 3:49 in the 1,500 Meters.
Haley Crouser at Aloha Relays by Colleen Collins
Prep star Haley Crouser had a brilliant day of consistent throws, as she placed seventh over all in the US Olympic Trials Javelin. Brittany Borman won the event with 201-09, which also topped the Olympic A standard.
Erin Gray of Eugene placed third in the Olympic Trial's 20K Walk on Sunday.
Erin Gray Placed Third in the 20K Walk.
Erin Gray of Eugene placed third in the Olympic Trials Race Walk.
Neale & Efraimson at State by Angela Collins
Glacier Peak's Amy-Eloise Neale placed second in an elite field today in Eugene.
Haley after her record throw by Colleen Collins)
Gresham's Haley Crouser threw 165-07 to qualify for the Finals in the Women's Javelin today at Hayward.
Sean Keller earned fifth in Saturday's preliminaries in the Javelin competition.
Northwest athletes made their mark on the national scene last weekend.
Brittany Gappa placed 12th in the New Balance 5K.
Patrick Gibson & Tanner Sork excelled in prep action at the Portland Track Festival.
Efraimson & Neale at State
Cami Chapus won with a swift 4:39 but the Northwest proved its mettle led by the brilliant effort of Alexa Efraimson of Camas in fourth. In the guys race, Bernie Montoya won with 4:01.32. The WA guys ran well and were paced by Marcus Dickson with 4:03.18 in 5th.
Cody Curtis, Erik Harris, & Dallin Farnsworth
Emily Nist, Erik Harris and Dallin Farnsworth went out in style but there was plenty more to appreciate.
Tanner Sork ande Marcus Dickson
There were numerous records at the Border Duel with the most impressive race being the boys' 800 Meters, where Tanner Sork ran 1:48.74 to edge Marcus Dickson's 1:49.33.
There were scores of records on a stunning day of action.
Jamie Weisner of Clarkston 's throw of 146-09 in the Javelin was of national caliber on the first day of field event action.
Paige Rice, Shannon Susbauer & Alisha Luna won 3200 Meter crowns.
Olson & McPhee
Great day of running with victories by Andrew Gardner, Joe Hardy & Patrick Gibson for the guys and Chandler Olson,
Katie Knight and Sanne Holland for the young ladies.
Nick Obletz & Hudson Eustace
There was much to appreciate at the Oregon 3-1 A State meet held at Western Oregon University.
Chandler Olson at Pasco
Chandler Olson of Woodinville ran 4:5918 at the 4A District I/II Championships yesterday.
Paige Rice (shown at Centennial by Angela Collins
Paige Rice (4:39) and Kyle Thompson (4:10) both qualified for State today in the Mt. Hood District. Both double backed with triumphs in the 3000. Paige won with an impressive 9:54.69.
Haley Crouser by Colleen Collins
While action at the Jesuit Twlight dominated the quality marks in the region for the week, there were a number of other marks worth special note including Haley Crouse's throw in the Javelin of 164-01 at Gresham and Tera Novy's toss of 45-03 in the Shot Put at the Southwest Washington Classic. Crouser also had a number of other solid marks. Andrew Brown of Tumwater blazed the 400M in 48.59 at Shaner but Makena Morley's fine effort at the Bloomsday Run is also a noteworthy feat.
Megan Condon of Skyview and Peter Kesting of Olympia won the 1600 Meter Run with 5:25 & 4:33, while James McClinton raced 53 to claim the 400M. Zion Riley of Olympia, Natalie Grant and Kyra Lorch of Elma were double winners.