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We have selected seven overall performances by a team or individual from the 2022 CIF-State Cross Country Championships. What was the top boys performance?
Seven Choices On The Line
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* Newbury Park (SS) senior Lex Young won the Division II title, running the 5K course at Woodward Park in 14:27.87, the fastest time ever in Division II and the third-fastest time ever by a senior boy, surpassing his older brother Nico on the list.
* Crystal Springs Uplands (CC) team, in winning the Division V title as part of a boys-girls program sweep of the D-V titles, the boys team posted the second-fastest team time in division history, 80:04.
* Newbury Park (SS) team, in winning a fourth consecutive State Meet divisional title, the Panthers set Division II records for points (24, 13 better than their 2019 record), and team time, 74:34, surpassing the 2019 team's previous standard of 75:27.
* Great Oak (SS) team reversed the results from the Southern Section Finals to upset favored San Clemente to win the Division I title, the seventh in program history, the third-most ever on the boys side since the launch of the State XC Championships in 1987.
* Dana Hills (SS) sophomore Evan Noonan made up five position places over the final mile to win the Division III title, running 15:04.23, the third-fastest time ever by a sophomore boy at the State Meet.
* Highland (SS) senior Matthew Donis made up one position spot while running a 4:39 final mile to win the Division I title in 14:51.25
* Oakdale (SJ) team was a 56-point winner for the Division III championship while running 78:31, equal to the second-fastest team time in D-III history, and scoring 56 points, fifth-best in division history.