New Champions and Course Records Highlight 30th Annual CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park, Fresno

New Champions and Course Records Highlight 30th Annual CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park, Fresno

FRESNO, CALIF. – The 30th annual CIF State Cross Country Championships were highlighted with new champions being crowned and new course records being set. Foothill Technology and Claremont swept the DIV and DII races respectively with both their boys and girls teams each earning their first state title. Additionally, Cathedral Catholic (DIII Boys) and Desert Christian (DV Boys) all won their first State crown.

Individually, Claudia Lane from Malibu won her first State Championship with a sophomore and DIV girls course-record best of 16:45. Cooper Teare from St. Joseph Notre Dame tied the all-time DV boys course record of 14:59 en route to his second consecutive State title.

Additionally, in team competition Flintridge Prep won the DV girls race for their third consecutive State Championship, while the Great Oak boys claimed their third consecutive team title, winning the DI boys race. The Great Oak girls (DI) won their fifth consecutive State title, sixth overall, while the Palos Verdes girls won the DIII race for their sixth State Championship.


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2016 Team and Individual Winners by Division


Division I Boys

Team: Great Oak (66, 1:18:12)

Individual: Luis Grijalva, Sr., Armijo (14:51)


Division II Boys

Team: Claremont (97, 1:18:4)

Individual: Owen Bishop, Sr., Claremont (15:15)­­­­­­­­


Division III Boys

Team: Cathedral Catholic (82, 1:18:3)

Individual: Erik Gonzalez, Sr., Rubidoux (15:04)


Division IV Boys

Team: Foothill Technology (48, 1:19:5)

Individual: Callum Bolger, Sr, San Luis Obispo (14:58)


Division V Boys

Team: Desert Christian (70, 1:21:07)

Individual: Cooper Teare, Sr., St. Joseph ND (14:59)


Division I Girls

Team: Great Oak (47, 1:29:1)

Individual: Olivia O’Keeffe, Jr., Davis (17:29)


Division II Girls

Team: Claremont (104, 1:32:2)

Individual: Elizabeth Chittenden, Sr., Mira Costa (17:26)


Division III Girls

Team: Palos Verdes (75, 1:32:2)

Individual: Glennis Murphy, Sr., Redwood (17:28)


Division IV Girls

Team: Foothill Technology (88, 1:34:34)

Individual: Claudia Lane, So., Malibu (16:45)


Division V Girls

Team: Flintridge Prep (51, 1:35:19)

Individual: Kiera Marshall, Sr., St. Joseph ND (17:41)



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