We'll be on-site at 4 meets this weekend, bringing you photos and videos of some very competitive races!
We've got the top 500 freshman boys and girls ranked using both 3 Mile and 5K times!
(Photo courtesy of Mayfield Senior School) Mayfield has been a pleasant surprise as a team, and super frosh Audrey Suarez is a big part of their impressive start to the season.
There's another Opsahl out there! Eli's brother Simon is already distinguishing himself against varsity competition.
Makayla Browne (J.W. North) has already shown that she can go toe-to-toe with some of the best juniors and seniors in SoCal and hold her own.
We never know which young runners will develop into tomorrow's stars, but the pool of talent in California right now is VERY deep.
Akemi Von Scherr rolled at the Central Park Invitational, but was it enough to earn your vote?
Mari Friedman continues to impress, and we can't wait to see her race top competition from around the state.
Elias Opsahl won big, breaking 15 for the 5K in the process; Akemi Von Scherr also put up a big time on the girls' side.
With all 5 varsity races together, we can score 139 teams into one giant virtual meet!
Our virtual meet tool lets us go 142 scoring teams and 999 individuals deep while comparing the best from all 5 races at Woodward Park today!
We use our XC Team Scores rankings to find the teams with the best 8-14 runners in the state!
For your statistical enjoyment this evening, a custom comparison of the individuals and teams in Saturday's meet at Woodward Park.
The Malibu junior crushed the course and meet record at the Lake Casitas Twilight Invitational, showing that her late start was nothing to be alarmed about.
Anthony Grover doesn't just lead all sophomores in the state - he has quietly been sneaking up among the ranks of juniors and seniors.
Woodbridge isn't everything (far from it) - but it was enough to move some runners into the top 5 in our early-season update.
Vista Del Lago has had a tremendous season so far, and we're looking forward to seeing how they compete in the postseason.
St. Francis Mountain View is the runaway leader right now - but with several big 5K invitationals coming, the picture could change a lot over the next few weeks.
Tyler Spencer had a monster individual race, leading Eleanor Roosevelt to the championship at the Nike Portland Invite. Were those the top performances of the week?
Paige Haynes led Vista Murrieta to a 3rd-place finish at the Nike Portland Invite, one of several CA squads to compete well in the big Oregon meet last weekend.
Teammate Isabella Chao joins the interview as Miles sets an ambitious team goal for the season.
Meagen Lowe's sub-16 at Woodbridge has her on top of the junior class rankings right now.
Kevin Ramos has the best time by a California junior so far this season, and by a pretty good margin.
Joaquin Martinez de Pinillos is back on track after a slightly off-pace performance at Woodbridge, and breaking 10 minutes on the tough Palos Verdes course is no joke.
Will we finally get to see Davis at full strength in a major invitational? Will a boys team establish themselves as the top squad in the SJS?
"Muddled" is the word for the current state of the boys team rankings, especially in the Southern Section. Some teams need to get their act together, but Loyola isn't one of them.
Colleen McCandless and her Granada teammates have been running very well against top competition, and it moved them up in the rankings.
Carlos Carvajal took on a national-caliber field on a tough course at the Roy Griak Invitational, and he emerged with a 3rd-place finish and a team win. Does that earn him your vote?
Sydney Hwang and Claremont had a successful trip to Idaho, winning the Bob Firman team title over US #21 Bozeman (MT) and taking over the top spot in the 5K state rankings.
We combined the results from every division and every level into one giant report. Which schools had the best overall performances?