A Sprint to the Finish

Jun 3, 2016 | Cross Country, Sports

This year’s cross country season was a major success, with the team winning every single Private School Athletic League (PSAL) race. The team ran in ten races across the Bay Area including the Lagoon Valley Classic, Artichoke Invitational, Lowell Invitational, Crystal Springs Invitational, Stanford Invitational, Westmoor Invitational, three PSAL Meets, and the Mt. SAC race in LA. The team did an amazing job in the first PSAL meet with Juliette L. winning first place for girls varsity and Jake L. winning first place for the boys varsity team. They did so well that “at the

PSAL Meet #2, we all were put into teams within our school and had a competition between them,” said Peter E. a 10th grader on the team. The second PSAL race also went well with Juliette running one of the fastest times by a Division 5 girl in the past fifteen years at Crystal Springs cross country course. The time Juliette ran would have placed her 1st at the State Championship in the years 2001, 2007, 2009 & 2013! Overall, it was a great season with lots of personal and team successes.

Peter was interviewed about the cross country team.

We won every single PSAL race. We are one of the top Division 5 teams in the Bay Area.

How well would you say the team did this year?

We won every single PSAL race. We are one of the top Division 5 teams in the Bay Area.

How did you do?

I was injured most of the season but I received a medal in the Lagoon Valley Classic and finished 10th in the PSAL Meet #3.

How long have you been running cross country?

This was my second year.

And anything else you think was interesting about the cross country season?

At the PSAL Meet #2, we all were put into teams within our school and had a competition between them.

Written by STEVEN D.

Written by STEVEN D.

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