Recap - 32nd Annual Cross Country Championships

Recap - 32nd Annual Cross Country Championships

Repeat Champions and Top All-Time Marks Highlight 32nd Annual CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park, Fresno

FRESNO, CALIF. – The 32nd annual CIF State Cross Country Championships were highlighted with repeat champions being crowned and new top 10 all-time marks being set.

Individually, Liam Anderson from Redwood won his second State title with an all-time second-best DIII time of 14:56, while Anthony Grover won his second State crown with a time of 15:22 in the boys DIV Championship. Freshman Riley Chamberlain of Del Oro won the girls DIII State Championship with an all-time third-best time for a freshman with a 17:19 mark.

In girls team action Great Oak won their seventh consecutive State title, eighth overall, with an all-time ninth-best DI time of 90:56. Claremont won their third consecutive State Championship with an all-time sixth-best DII time of 91:31.

On the team side for the boys, Great Oak claimed their fifth consecutive team title with an all-time third-best DI time of 76:49. Newbury Park claimed their first team title with all-time second-best DII time of 77:51, while Laguna Beach won their fourth State Championship with an all-time second-best DIV time of 80:09. Additionally, the St. Margaret’s boys (DV) won their third State Championship

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2018 Team and Individual Winners ­­­by Division

Division I Boys

Team: Great Oak (61, 1:16:49)

Individual: Matt Strangio, Jr., Jesuit (15:05)


Division II Boys

Team: Newbury Park (77, 1:17:51)

Individual: Nico Young, Jr., Newbury Park (15:00)


Division III Boys

Team: Ridgeview (83, 1:20:01)

Individual: Liam Anderson, Sr., Redwood-NCS (14:56)


Division IV Boys

Team: Laguna Beach (68, 1:20:09)

Individual: Anthony Grover, Jr., JSerra (15:22)


Division V Boys

Team: St. Margaret’s (95, 1:23:16)

Individual: Andre Williams, Sr., Sonoma Acad. (15:36)


Division I Girls

Team: Great Oak (79, 1:30:56)

Individual: Tori Gaitan, Jr., Great Oak (17:20)


Division II Girls

Team: Claremont (82, 1:31:31)

Individual: Kristen Fahy, Sr., La Costa Canyon (17:23)


Division III Girls

Team: Vista del Lago (125, 1:36:34)

Individual: Riley Chamberlain, Fr., Del Oro (17:19)


Division IV Girls

Team: Sage Creek (110, 1:34:04)

Individual: Audrey Suarez, So., Mayfield (17:45)


Division V Girls

Team: Lick Wilmerding (97, 1:39:27)

Individual: Gabrielle Peterson, Sr., Healdsburg (17:45)