Eastbay West Regional 2021

Walnut, CA

Coverage

Championship Boys 5K Run Finals Dec 04, 2021

Tyrone Gorze (Central Point, OR) overtook Kenan Pala (San Diego, CA) over the last part of the 5K race to win the West Region title in 15:10, a course record for the new 5000-meter layout at Mt. San Antonio College. Pala was second (15:12) with Luke Athay (Idaho Falls, ID) third in 15:14. Charlie North (Portland, OR) and Michael Maiorano (Medford, OR) placed fourth and fifth, respectively, both in 15:16 as part of four Oregon boys to place among the top nine to qualify to represent the West Region at the Eastbay National Championships on Dec. 11 in San Diego. Davis (CA) senior Zachary Ayers placed sixth (15:17), Jefferson McMullin (Lehi,UT) was seventh (15:17), Mark Trammell (La Jolla, CA) was eighth (15:20), Caleb Lakman (Tualatin, OR) was ninth (15:24), and Max Sannes (Big Bear, CA) was 10th (15:25), rounding out the boys who will represent the West Region at the Eastbay National Championships. 

Championship Girls 5K Run Finals Dec 04, 2021

Kate Peters (Lake Oswego, OR) outsprinted California freshman sensation Sadie Engelhardt (Ventura, CA) to win the West Region title, running the new 5000-meter course in 17:19 to win by five seconds. CA sophomore standout Olivia Williams (Lafayette, CA) placed third in 17:26, four seconds faster than her friendly Bay Area rival, senior Sophia Nordenholz, the California State Division IV champion. Arizona champion Lauren Ping (Phoeniz) was fifth in 17:42, one second in front of Portland (OR) standout Kaiya Robertson, who was one second in front of Taylor Rohatinsky (American Fork, UT), who crossed in 17:44. California Division I champion Anna McNatt, a junior from Sacramento, was eighth (17:47), with Aishling Callanan, another junior (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA) was night 17:49, and Nelah Roberts (Idaho Falls, ID) won a close sprint to the line in 17:50 to earn the 10th and final spot on the regional team headed to San Diego on Dec. 11 for the Eastbay Nationals. 

Kate Peters - Places first in Championship race Dec 04, 2021

Kate, a junior, was the fastest girl on the new 5K Mt. SAC layout, establishing a record of 17:19. She will be the top representative on the West Region team heading to the Eastbay National Championships in San Diego.

Mya Curtis-Wins Freshman Race Dec 04, 2021

Mya, from Eagle Mountain, Utah, covered the new 5K layout at Mt. SAC in 19:21 to win the Freshman race by 29 seconds.

Sadie Engelhardt-Top Freshman Headed to Nats Dec 04, 2021

Sadie, a freshman from Ventura HS, placed second in 17:24 on the new 5K Mt. SAC course to lead five CA girls who qualified to represent the West at the Eastbay National Cross Country Championships in San Diego.

Michael Maiorano-I Run To Have Fun Dec 04, 2021

Michael, a senior from South Medford, placed fifth in 15:16 on the new 5K Mt. SAC course and is one of four OR boys to qualify to represent the West at the Eastbay National Cross Country Championships in San Diego.

Anna McNatt-CIF D-I Champ Headed to Nationals Dec 04, 2021

Anna, a junior from McClatchy HS in Sacramento, placed eighth in 17:47 on the new 5K Mt. SAC course and is one of five CA girls who qualified to represent the West at the Eastbay National Cross Country Championships in San Diego.

Luke Athay - Qualifies for nationals Dec 04, 2021

Luke was third in 15:14 on the new 5K layout at Mt. SAC. He is among 10 boys who will represent the West Region at the Eastbay National Championships in San Diego.

Zachery Ayers - Qualifies for Nationals Dec 04, 2021

Zach placed sixth in 15:17 as part of four CA boys among the 10 qualifiers on the West Region team heading to San Diego for Eastbay National Cross Country Championships.