Claudia Lane is the headliner but don't fall asleep on the team battles in this division.
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One of the elite state meets in the nation takes place this Friday and Saturday. Here are all the favorites and leading contenders.
Eleanor Roosevelt scores well in the long sprints when you consider the top 5 athletes from each school. Who else ranks high?
See how some in-state battles at State Champs have affected the Saucony Flo50 Rankings
Now that October is here, the cross country season really heats up with the Clovis Invitational this weekend. This meet will pit many of the top teams in California vs. some of the top teams out of state in preview of the California state meet.
Who are the powerhouse programs and track & field factories of the United States? Which team produces the best milers, quarter milers, half milers, two milers, sprinters, and hurdlers? Well MileSplit has those answers for you as our database can do a lot of things including show the deepest high school teams in each running event by taking the top 5 fastest on each team and averaging out for the fastest team averages to rank the squads nationally in order.
Sarah Baxter, one of the greatest distance runners to ever come out of the state of California, ended her high school running career this past Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Prelims meet by winning the 3200 meter run in a time of 10:30.78. Following the race, Baxter and her coach announced it would be her last race of the season after dealing with a stress reaction injury all spring long.
Sarah Baxter did not compete at the just completed Arcadia Invitational due to a stress reaction.
Sarah Baxter of Simi Valley HS earned her fourth Gatorade California Athlete of the Year award recently. Baxter, who will attend the University of Oregon in the fall, ran undefended throughout her high school cross ocuntry career until placing third at the 2013 Nike Cross Nationals.
This year at the Nike Cross Nationals Sarah Baxter will face her stiffest challengers to the individual title. An individual title that would be her third straight to cap an undefeated high school career. Too good to be true?
Sarah Baxter was all alone at the finish line for the fourth year in a row at the state cross country championships. (via www.dailynews.com)
The CIF State Cross Country Championships are on the line this Saturday and the meet promises to be one of the best in recent memory. A big part of that excitement centers around senior Sarah Baxter. (Photos by Margot Kelly and Bob Binnie)
UT/CO teams dominate NXNSW, TX rolls over NXN South! Big time CBA and Briana Gess in NJ! Colorado, Providence dominate team action at NCAA's! (Photos by Margot Kelly)
Just days after Mary Cain announced she will run professionally through her college years, another high school phenom announced her college decision on Monday night. Simi Valley senior Sarah Baxter has decided to attend the University of Oregon in the fall of 2014. Baxter has two Nike Cross-Country National championship titles to her name and is currently the top ranked senior on the Saucony Elite 50 list, which ranks the top 25 male and female individuals in high school. Baxter made her decision on Friday, but held off on the announcement to inform other schools that showed interest in her.... (via FloTrack)
The expectations are so high for Sarah Baxter of Simi Valley that not breaking a course record is considered a disappointment. (via latimes.com)
Conference, District, Regional and State meets are upon us and teams will begin resting up to compete well at their championship meets before gearing up for the post-season championship meets. Therefore the rankings haven't changed much this week with the exception of a VERY strong Davis squad moving up to #1 and a few more teams added to the watch list.
Simi Valley (CA) showed up big at the Clovis Invitational, winning with 60 points and the 6th fastest total team time average on the course! (Photo by Bob Binnie)
Down goes the empire! At least for now... The girls from Unionville were absolutely unstoppable, putting up 45 points and a 17:32 average to topple Fayetteville-Manlius, 79 points and a 17:59 average.
Amazing performances at Mt. SAC, with Corrin stealing the show with her 20-11 leap! Sean McGorty blasted his way to an 8:46 3200m run in VA! (Photo by Ashley Green)
Sarah Baxter smashed the CR by 16s at Mt. Sac with a 16:00 clocking! Perrin gets MT state title, Rohrer and Erba super fast in IN! Much more inside!
Jacob Thomson lets it out as he crosses the line well ahead of Jacob Burcham in KY! Arcadia is back and looking very solid while Kaylee Flanagan looks scary good in IL! (Photo by Jonathan Grooms)
In case the Simi Valley girls cross country team needed another strong endorsement to be awarded an at-large berth to the eighth annual Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore. (via dailynews.com)
Each week Milesplit will highlight several athletes from across the country who demonstate outstanding performances in track and field. Sarah Baxter (Simi Valley, CA) and Maddie Morrow (Hoover, OH) are just 2 of the six in the spotlight this week. File photo by Margot Kelly Calruners.com.
Photo: Clockwise from left; Molly Grabill (Sr., Rancho Bernardo), Sarah Baxter (Fr., Simi Valley) Elias Gedyon (Sr., Loyola) and Ammar Moussa (Sr., Arcadia).
Molly Grabill (Rancho Bernardo, CA) and Brian Shrader (Sinagua, AZ) took top honors at the Foot Locker West Regionals today at the Mt. Sac course in Walnut California.