MileSplitCA XC Boys All-State Team

From the D-I race at the State Meet (l-r), Damian Gavilan (1074), Matt Strangio (659), Jonathan Velasco (867), Loic Scomparin, Isaiah Seidman (1617), Evan Barnes (612), Marcus Mota, Tyler Tickner (580) and Isaiah Galindo (266). (DeAnna Turner photo)


(Listed alphabetically)

Simon Fuller (Dana Hills/SS) -- Fuller won at Dana Hills, was second at the Orange County Championships, third at the Southern Section finals, fourth at Mt. Carmel and Clovis, and 11th at the McQuaid Invite in New York that Dana Hills won, and at State leading the Dolphins to a third-place team finish. MileSplitCA All-State Senior second team.

Anthony Grover (JSerra/SS) -- Two-time State Division IV champion won six races during the season and placed fourth at Foot Locker West Regionals to qualify for the national championship race in San Diego. MileSplitCA All-State Junior first team.

Mateo Joseph (Great Oak/SS) -- Emerged as the team's top scorer at State, where he ran a 5K PR of 15:12.00 for fifth place in Division I. Joseph was the first Wolfpack across the line as Great Oak placed second in the team race at Nike Cross Nationals. MileSplitCA All-State Sophomore first team.

Marcus Mota (Stockdale/CS) -- Won five races including the Kern County Championships for a third consecutive year and the Central Section Division I title for the second consecutive year. Took the line at State for the fourth consecutive year and produced his best result with a 12th-place finish in  15:21.10. MileSplitCA All-State Senior third team.

Isaiah Seidman (West Ranch/SS) -- Placed fourth at the Southern Section Division I Finals and fourth at the State Meet, helping West Ranch to a runner-up team finish and a bid to NXN. In Portland, Seidman placed 48th overall and seventh among CA runners, leading West Ranch to an eighth place team finish. MileSplitCA All-State Senior second team.

Ryan Shields (Great Oak/SS) -- Great Oak's No. 2 scorer as the Wolfpack extended Division I team-title winning streaks at the Southern Section Finals and State Championships. The No. 3 scorer as part of a 12.8-second spread as Great Oak placed second at Nike Cross Nationals. MileSplitCA All-State Senior third team.

Ryan Smithers (Laguna Beach/SS) -- Southern Section Division IV champion, runner-up at the State Meet. Placed 11th at Foot Locker West Regional, just missing a top-10 finish and a spot at FL Nationals. MileSplitCA All-State Senior third team.