Advancers from seniors-only section finals determined top 8 finishers per event in this fictional scenario.
Articles with Northwood High (SS)
Strategy goes hand in hand with outstanding fitness if you want to survive the toughest state meet qualifier in the nation.
Star athletes and deep teams vying for division titles while still positioning themselves for Master and the state meet - there's nothing in the nation quite like this meet.
Taylor Shorter is set up to be a force for Norco at the finals next week, as the road to Masters and the state meet takes shape for a division filled with talent.
Division 2 is loaded with talent that can impact the Masters meet and the state championship.
In 2014, Alexa Efraimson ran her fourth US #1 of the season in the 800m at Brooks PR.
Summary of the first day of Southern Section Prelims (Division II and III)
We've listed each prelim heat for Nov. 9-10, including the top teams and their seeds
If you are a cross country and track and field fan, you may have heard of Bethan Knights (photo courtesy of ocvarsity.com) prior to this track and field season. She won the state Division III cross country race in the fall by 43 seconds (17:08 and NXN qualifier). During the past two weekends, Bethan roared into the national scene with her eye opening tie with Sarah Baxter in the 3200m. at the Mt. Carmel Invitaitonal. Her time was a spectacular 10:07.52 and quite an improvement from her previous PR, 10:35.90. This past weekend, Bethan raced to a 4th place finish at the Stanford Invitational Mile with another PR, 4:50.33 (converts to 4:48.6 for 1600m.).
2013 California State Cross Country Division III champion, Bethan Knights of Northwood HS (photo courtesy of ocvarsity.com), has signed to compete at California Berkeley. She raced to victory this past XC season on the Woodward Park course with a time of 17:08 which was the 4th fastest time overall, trailing only Sarah Baxter, Fiona O'Keeffe and Marissa Williams. Knights improved her state meet finish from a 26th place finish in 2011 (18:50) and a 2nd place finish in 2012 (17:49). Her personal records on the track include a 4:57.31 1600m. and 10:37.64 3200m.