On the fast and flat Newport News Park 5K course, Roanoke Catholic junior Brian Doherty and Bishop Ireton sophomore Jessica Wolfe went on to went Catholic State individual titles with their respective winning times of 15:59 and 19:34.
The Thomas Jefferson cross country team had both the boys and girls individual winner at the Colonial District Meet held on Deep Run Park 5K course.
Jamestown boys, Grafton girls dethrone defending champs Lafayette. Ruiz get's revenge on Carr from last year's race.
The Atlee boys and girls cross country squads basically own the Capital District. Both squads won district team titles as neither squad had the individual district winner, but rather a "monsoon" of runners pouring in after the first place finisher.
Thomas Dale sophomore Alex Tatu and Prince George's Sarah Perkinson made it look too easy to win a district title as they finished far ahead of the competition on their way to district titles.
The Midlothian boys and Manchester girls won convincingly at the 2000 Dominion District Meet held at Pocohantas State Park. Both individual race winners came from both teams as well.
Both Bethel boys and girls cross country squads collected team titles at the Peninsula District Meet at Newport News Park without the help of a true running star. They rather used a tight pack of runners and great depth to help them win the titles.
Both the Wakefield boys and Yorktown girls won National District titles in dominating fashion as they simply rolled over the competition.
In the boys and girls team battles at the Patriot District Meet, it was a dogfight between Robinson and Lake Braddock. In both races, the Lake Braddock squads had the superior top 3's but it was Robinson's depth 1-5 runners that gave them the victory.
Both Cave Spring boys and girls cross country squads won team titles at the Roanoke Valley District Meet with ease. The Knights boys took the first 4 places as they rolled to victory with a total score of 17 points.
The Caroline boys and Chancellor girls cross country rolled to victory as they took this year's Battlefield District titles.
The Western Albemarle boys and girls cross country squads cruised to district titles on the challenging Darden Towe Park 5K course in Charlottesville.
John Handley junior Bobby Lockhart wanted to break 15 on the state course today at the Northwestern District Meet, but had to settle with a 15:14. One of the fastest times ever ran on the Great Meadow 5K course, Lockhart was still displeased with the time
The Jefferson Forest girls bullrushed the rest of the teams in the Seminole District as they completed a perfect sweep of placing their entire top 7 in the first 7 spots.
Ocean Lakes junior Matt Keally looks ready to challenge for that runner up title at the AAA State Meet after his district meet.
Churchland's Patrick Comstock and Maury's Amory Cervarich had landslide wins at the Eastern District Meet. Along with their individual titles, their teams won district titles as well.
The two race winners at the Southeastern District Meet both came from Western Branch. Western Branch's Brandon King won the boys race in a time of 17:02 and Amber Brain won the girls race in a time of 20:21.
South Lakes senior Alan Webb just continues to find a way to always outdo his previous top performance. It's going to be hard for him to top his latest. Webb shattered the Burke Lake Park 2.98 Mile Course record by 20 seconds with his time of 13:57.
The Sherando boys cross country team continued their winning tradition as they won their 6th Commonwealth District title in 7 years.
Turner Ashby girls and Fort Defiance boys win team titles. Jorge Ruiz of Harrisonburg and Betsy Kain of Turner Ashby win individual titles.
Times are always misleading whenver you check results from a meet held at Rockbridge HS home 5K course. It is a very challenging and hilly, almost moutainous course that produces slower than usual times. Rockbridge sophomore John Crews can attest to that.
Will Worley of Patrick County and Maria Labiosa of Dan River both took home district titles as individuals and for their teams.
The 2000 Bull Run District Meet was a good day to be a Brentsville Tiger. Both boys and girls squads took home district titles.
The Galax boys and girls both went onto to win Mountain Empire district team titles, thanks due in part to the races of Chad Roberts and Elizabeth Mattson.
Thomas Jefferson HS senior Jeannie Addison is going to have to build an extension to her medal rack as she won her 3rd major invitational of the season as she won the seeded girls race at the Georgetown Prep Classic in a time of 18:58.23.
It seemed more like a track race finish rather than a cross country one with the finish that occured in the boys race at the Metro Invitational between Rockbridge County sophomore John Crews and Roanoke Catholic junior Brian Doherty.
Bryce Ruiz gives Jamestown squad a shot in the arm as he and his squad perform well against best in Pennsylvania.
Oakton senior Matt Maline blazed his own trails at the 2000 Glory Days Invitational as he won the boys race by a 20 second margin and ran the second fastest time ever of the 9 year old meet held on the challenging Bull Run National Park 5K course.
After simply crushing the talented field at the William & Mary Invitational last weekend, it seemed as though Western Albemarle would be just be unstoppable this season. However, at the Albemarle Invitational, cross town rivals Albemarle gave them a scare
The most competitive invitational so far in the state this season has to unquestionably be the William & Mary Invitational. Tops teams from AAA, AA, and A and in state and out of state, converged in Williamsburg.
Both the boys and girls course records were broken at the 3rd annual Stonewall Jackson Invitational held at the challening New Market Battlefield 5K course.
One can only imagine what kind of time Mr. Bobby Lockhart will post at the state meet next month on that same open field called Great Meadows after running a scorching 14:57 on the state course, except it was run backwards.
South Lakes senior Webb runs over hills fast. Give him a pancake course, he goes into lightspeed mode. Thats exactly what he did at the Hagan Stone Park Classic's relatively flat 5K course as he posted the fastest high school 5K time in the nation.
Oakton senior Matt Maline just sent out a call to the rest of the Virginia runners...15:08.70. That is the time in which Maline ran at the 2000 Wendy\'s Cross Country Invitational held on the Foot Locker South course a.k.a. McAlpine Greenway Park.