Skyler Wallace of Sage Creek, Caleb Niednagel of La Costa Canyon and Carlie Dorostkar of Cayon Crest Academy are among the top individuals heading into the CIF-San Diego Section Championships.
SAN DIEGO -- With invitational and league championships in their rearview mirror, San Diego Section athletes will set their sights on section championships Saturday over Morley Field's tough 2.96-mile course.
For a handful of teams and individuals, though, it will simply be another hurdle en route to what they hope is a state championship a week later in Fresno.
QUALIFYING TO THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
The San Diego CIF XC Championships also serves as a qualifying meet for the CIF-State Meet (Nov. 30 at Woodward Park in Fresno). The following chart indicates the number of teams that will advance to State per division, per gender.
Individual qualifying criteria is based on the number of qualifying teams per divisions. Up to five (5) individuals not on a qualifying team will advance the the State Championships if they place among the top:
- 12 in divisions where two (2) teams automatically advance
- 14 in divisions where three (3) teams automatically advance
- 16 in divisions where four (4) teams automatically advance
CIF-SAN DIEGO SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Here is a division-by-division look at Saturday's meet: