The MileSplit California 2019 All-State Junior Boys Cross Country team is based on but not limited to placement at the State Meet within the class with strong consideration also given to results at section divisional finals and other top performances.
Athletes are listed alphabetically
Jackson won the State Division V title a week after winning the Southern Section D5 title for a second consecutive year. His time at State of 15:39.90 may only rank 25th among juniors but he is the only boy in the class of 2021 with a CIF-State championship.
Patrick ran 15:15.00 to place eighth in the Division II race at the State Meet. His time ranked fourth among all boys in the 2021 class at State. Curulla won the North Coast Section D-II title -- a year after placing 14th -- with the fastest time (14:55.20) in the class at that meet and No. 2 overall in the merge. Curulla was second in the class at Rough Rider and tied for fifth at Mt. SAC.
Nick crossed the line in 15:17.00 at the State Meet to place 10th in the Division II race while helping Newbury Park to the D-II State title. His time at State ranked fifth overall in the class. He ran No. 5 as Newbury Park won the Southern Section title, No. 4 as part of the State Meet title and No. 4 as part of the NXN championship team while placing 51st among scoring runners. He was second among all junior boys at Woodbridge and seventh in the class at Clovis.
Jack's time of 15:14.30 placed him seventh in the Division II race at the State Meet a year after finishing 72nd. His time ranked third overall among juniors at the State Meet. He placed 12th overall in the D2 race at the Southern Section championships with a time of 14:53.80 that ranked among junior boys third in the race and third in the merge.
Colin placed fourth in the Division I race at the State Meet. His time of 15:06.80 ranked first among junior boys at State. Peattie won the Central Coast Section title while running the No. 1 time at the meet (15:02.80) regardless of class. Ran the top time in the class at Mt. SAC (14:52.00) while placing fourth. He placed fourth at Foot Locker West Regional as one of only two CA boys to qualify to compete at the Foot Locker National Championships.
Nolan (109 above) ran a time of 15:08.40 that was good for sixth place in the Division I race at the State Meet. His time was the second in the class in the division behind only teammate Colin Peattie and also ranked No. 2 overall among junior boys at the meet. Nolan placed seventh at Foot Locker West Regional and joined Peattie as the only to two CA boys who qualified to compete at the Foot Locker National Championships.
Jacob (754 above) placed 11th in the Division II race at the State meet, a year after placing 36th. He crossed as the No. 4 junior boy in that race and his time of 15:18.30 ranked sixth among all junior boys at the State Meet. Yagers won the Central Section D2 title in 15:48.91 and ranked as the highest placing junior in the merge. Yagers won the invitational race at Rough Rider with the top overall time (15:16.20) and was third among all junior boys at Mt. SAC.
GODEBO CHAPMAN West Campus (Hiram Johnson) (SJ) -- Placed seventh in the Division IV race at the State Meet with the No. 2 time in the class in that race and the No. 20 time among junior boys at the meet. Chapman won the D4 title at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships and is one of only eight junior boys to have won a section title. He also posted the fastest time in the class at Capital Cross (15:38.30).
MATEO JOSEPH, Great Oak (SS) -- Placed 17th in the Division I race at the State Meet running 15:26.10, which ranked eighth among juniors at State. Was a consistent No. 5 for the Wolfpack in winning team titles at Clovis, State and placing a close second at NXN.
Max Arroyo (San Pedro/LA), Mateo Bianchi (Laguna Beach/SS), Kieran Brown (De La Salle/NC), Michael Chambers (Jesuit/SJ), Michael Cooper (Thousand Oaks/SS), Hudson Grace (Redwood/NC), Juan Hernandez (Venice/LA), Bryce Hill (Burroughs Ridgecrest/SS), Euan Houston (Amador Valley/NC), Owen Kobett (Westlake/SS), Thomas MacLean (Shasta/NS), Joshua Murray West Torrance (SS), Kamran Murray (Menlo/CC), Simon Opsahl (Redlands East Valley/SS), Oliver Pick (Foothill Technology/SS), Spencer Pickren (Jesuit/SJ), Daniel Rodriguez (Highland/SS), Saket Sama (Arroyo/SS), Jyden Schmid (Mira Mesa/SD), Lucas Schriver (Palisades/LA), Jonathan Simmons (Skyline/OK), Christian Simone (Great Oak/SS), Jake Slade (Nevada Union/SJ), Jamison Smallwood (Burton Academic/SF), Galen Topper (Bellarmine/CC), Yair Torres (Santa Maria/CS), Arjun Vadgama (Loyola/SS), Zachary Zambrano (Loyola/SS).
Photos by Patrick Corsinita, Malcolm Slaney, Raymond Tran, DeAnna Turner.