Alta Loma CC: News and Results: 2011 Season's Summaries

2011 Season's Summaries

Click on any of the titles below for a link to the photo montage for each meet.

League Finals (at Mt SAC) 

Mt SAC Invitational
Everyone who is familiar with So. Cal. Cross Country running knows about the fabled Mt. SAC Cross Country course. This year's editition gave us a chance to compete along side some of the

Baseline League Meet #2
Running on our home course gave our local fans a chance to come out and cheer on their favorite Braves. The meet saw a number of improved performances and some new faces to the

Inland Empire Challenge 
The IEC, the largest HS Cross Country meet in the Inland Empire, gave our teams a chance to compete against the best in the Inalnd Empire. The course, very spectator friendly, fast, and yet challenging in its terrain provided everyone with excitement and a renewed committment to each other!

Yucaipa Invitational: 
Our Varsity Girls came to the meet ready to compete! Led by Kristen's (19:57) and Jenna's (20:02) 8th and 10th place finish,we scored ahead of 11 other teams! The team brought home the 3rd Place Trophy.
Brandi (21:10), Brooke (21:26), Denise (22:17), and Samantha (22:53) combined to round out our scoring, finishing among the top 50 runners in the race!
The Boys' team ran fine races, as well, with Cole locked in a pitched battle for the 1st Varsity place among three runners. Cole ultimately finishe a great 2nd, running 15:51. Once again Alec (17:45), Shane (17:54), and Billy (18:16) finished closely, with Brian (18:12) and Blake (18:53) getting into the mix, demonstrating great teamwork! 

Congratulations to Rawan Masri as she moved into the top seven runners of the day for us, running 23:45. Amanda finished close behind in 23:58. 
Saturday - Yucaipa Invitational Individual Results:  
Team Results 
F/S Boys Blue Div 1 - 9th
F/S Girls Blue Div 1 - 11th
Varsity Boys Blue Div 1 - 6th
Varsity Girls Blue Div 1 - 3rd
JV Boys Blue Div 1 - 6th
JV Girls Blue Div 1  - N/S

Golden Eagle Invitational 

 Our Boys' and Girls' Varsity showed their strength at the GEI Friday in Fresno! The athletes ran on the same 5K course that hosts State Championships. The Boys' finished in 4th place showing the strength of their conditioning.  Once again, Cole came through, leading our team in 17:35. Alec, Billy and Jeff kept each other well in sight and finished in 19:14, 19:17 and 19:30! Shane, Blake, and Brian finished in 20:03, 20:48 and 20:49, followed by our #1 JV, Jaydon Hickmand in 21:12. Although not recognized Jaydon was actually the #3 JV finisher!

Our Girls' team totally dominated the field finishing in 4th, 5th, 8th 10, 14th, 23rd and 24th! Dennise Ledezma was recognized as the "GOLDEN ANCHOR" PERFORMERS Fastest overall #5 team scorer in the meet (often found on the winning team in larger meets) - GIRLS Denise Ledezma (Alta Loma) 23:12. Our girls finishers were Kristen, Jenna, Brooke, Brandie, Dennise, Iza and Alyssa. Their times were 21:21, 21:40, 22:32, 23:04, 23:17, 24:12, and 24:14.

Baseline League #1
While the official results are not yet published, our Boys' and Girls' teams ran well at the League meet at Glen Helen Regional Park on Wednesday, Sept 21st.  Cole led ourBoys' team to a 5th place finish, totally dominating Los Osos 123 to 160. Alec, Shane, Billy, Jeff and Blake ran well putting together a very short time gap between them. 
The Girls' performed equally as well finishing 5th, just a few points shy of Etiwanda 77 to 99 and well ahead of Upland. Kristen placed a very respectable 4th, followed by sisters Jenna, Brooke, and Brandie. Dennise was hot on Brandie's footstepc and closed fast top help us secure our place. Iza and Alyssa, ran well ahead of the Upland runners they were supposed to challenge and sealed the team's position.

Rosemead Invitational

Midweek Madness

We had our first meet week against Chaffey HS, at Chaffey. Both teams, Boys' and Girls' won!! See the results, below. The kids have been working hard and they definitely appreciated your support at the meet!