Sunday, December 7, 2014

Weekend Results

Nike Cross Nationals. The 5000 meter race was held at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Oregon.
This was the sixth straight appearance at NXN for the boys team.  They had their second best showing with a 5th place finish. Casey Clinger (8th place) and Zac Jacklin(16th place) were named second and third team All-America, respectively. The girls were at NXN for the first time in program history and placed 22nd overall.

Boys Results:
8.Casey Clinger, 15:32 (Sophomore course record).
16.Zac Jacklin, 15:41
41.McKay Johns, 16:02 (Third Sophomore)
120.Daniel Bentley, 16:40
128.Joe Simmons, 16:45
136.Hagen Harmer, 16:52
153.Jacob Chase, 17:01

Girls Results:
70.Cami Squires, 18:54
126.Sammy Hollingsworth, 19:32
153.Katie Cornell, 19:57
155.Maddie Bench, 20:00
157.Nicole Smith, 20:01
170.Sophie Baird, 20:12
175.Lexie Green, 20:18

The JV went to Walnut, California for the Footlocker West Regionals.
(* = medalist)
3.Lexi Wright*, Girls Frosh, 19:42
9.Parker Rasmussen*, Boys Senior, 17:19
18.Tony Jeffs*, Boys Junior, 17:38
20.Jason Manning*, Boys Junior, 17:49
20.Katie Bradshaw*, Girls Soph, 20:35
21.Kendra Heath*, Girls Soph, 20:35
24.Anna Gunther*, Girls Junior, 21:00
27.Katy Phillippi*, Girls Soph, 20:55
39.Ben Carson*, Boys Soph, 17:51
44.Madison Marrott, Girls Soph, 21:26
45.Parker Barnes, Boys Junior, 18:25
52.Jared Anderson, Boys Junior, 18:32
53.Ashlynn Lee, Girls Frosh, 22:25
57.Cole Phillippi, Boys Frosh, 18:58
62.Dani Christlieb, Girls Frosh, 22:43
63.Haley Heath, Girls Senior, 23:23
69.Mark Carlisle, Boys Junior, 18:56
77.Talon Garrick, Boys Junior, 19:00
83.Stormy Watson, Girls Soph, 22:56
94.Emma Russell, Girls Soph, 23:17
100.Camille Garrett, Girls Junior, 23:15
103.Abbi Lamb, Girls Junior, 23:16
116.Heather Bergeson, Girls Senior, 25:28
118.Samuel Williams, Boys Soph, 19:04
119.Scout McMiIllan, Girls Frosh, 25:25
122.Jonah Hickman, Boys Junior, 20:04
123.Collin Nielsen, Boys Junior, 20:26
124.Hannah Simmons, Girls Frosh, 25:40
127.Kaylie Green, Girls Junior, 24:02
156.Bryson Owen, Boys Junior, 22:10
158.Nate Baird, Boys Junior, 22:18
159.Jessica Anderson, Girls Junior, 25:17
160.Melissa Smith, Girls Junior, 25:18
160.Spencer Fong, Boys Soph, 19:33
170.Candace Lundahl, Girls Senior, 29:16
201.Rachael Brantley, Girls Junior, 26:54
229.Meg Ipson, Girls Soph, 30:30
254.Parker Williams, Boys Senior, 22:54

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Live Broadcast

The 2014 edition of Nike Cross Nationals will be broadcast LIVE on, Saturday December 6, 2014. The broadcast will begin at 9:30am Pacific.  If you miss the webcast, will be the exclusive location to watch the full replay of the races. Videos will be available shortly after the conclusion of the event. 
NXN RACE SCHEDULE - Saturday, December 6, 2014 - Glendoveer Golf Course, Portland OR
9:30am: Webcast Starts
10:05am: Girl's Championship Race
11:35am: Boy's Championship Race
12:45pm: Community Race
* Awards to follow each race
* Schedule subject to change
All times are Pacific time. Add 1 hour for Utah.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

NXN Information

All spectators will need to park at the Tri Met Park and Ride at 12202 E Burnside St (full address below) where shuttles will transport you to/from Glendoveer Golf Course.  Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the race start to allow ample time: 

Tri Met Park and Ride
12202 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97216

Should the lot above fill up, you will be directed to an overflow lot within one mile of the Tri Met Park and Ride.  You may also access this lot via the Tri Met MAX train using the E 122nd/Menlo Park stop on the Blue Line. 

For more information about the Tri Met MAX please visit 

-Athlete’s family members are responsible for their own travel, ground transportation and hotel accommodations.  Hotel recommendations and rates can be found at
-Due to liability concerns, family members will NOT be allowed to ride with the athletes on the buses.
-Athletes will be transported by a designated NXN bus at all times, and due to liability concerns will not be permitted to leave event premises with family members or friends during their stay in Portland.
-Family members are welcome at the Embassy Suites Hotel anytime over the weekend to visit.  We do ask that families enable their athlete to focus on their athlete activities.
-Parents do NOT need to register their athlete online; athletes will be registered by meet staff.

Embassy Suites Hotel Washington Square
9000 SW Washington Square Rd.
Tigard, OR 97223    Phone: 503-644-4000
Family and Friends Hotels - Link 

Tiger Woods Center
One Bowerman Dr.
Beaverton, OR 97005  Phone: 503-532-6300

NIKE CROSS NATIONALS RACE/GLENDOVEER GOLF COURSE-All family & friends are welcome to attend the race at Glendoveer Golf Course on December 6th
-Admission to Nike Cross Nationals is free for spectators
Glendoveer Golf Course
14015 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97230
(503) 253-7507
10:05am Girl’s Championship Race
11:35am Boy’s Championship Race
12:45pm: Community Race (family and friends welcome to participate by registering at
*Awards to follow each race 

Read more: - Nike Cross Nationals Official Site - NXN - Meet Info - Friends and Family Info

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thankful 13

Athletes who would like to help Dave Bell at the Thankful 13 Road Race, contact him at (801)722-5106. He needs help at the finish line and at the aid stations.

Saturday, November 22, 2014


Today the Cavemen competed at the NXN Southwest Regionals at Casa Grande, Arizona.
The boys raced at 10:47 AM when it was 65 degrees and sunny. When it was over, the boys had won the Southwest Regionals for the 6th straight year with 74 points. We had three All-Region runners: Casey Clinger (4th) and Zac Jacklin (7th) were 1st Team All-Region, and McKay Johns (10th) was 2nd Team All-Region. They  had the second fastest team time in Southwest history and set a course team time record. Their team time is the 13th fastest in US History.
1 American Fork Cross Country 72 1:16:31 
2 Casey CLINGER 14:56.000 
4 Zac JACKLIN 14:59.000 
5 Mckay JOHNS 15:08.000 
25 Joseph SIMMONS 15:39.000 
36 Jacob CHASE 15:49.000 
(44) Hagen HARMER 15:53.000 
(82) Daniel BENTLEY 16:16.000 

At 11:17 it was the girls' turn, and they won their first Southwest Regional Championships with 118 points. 
1 American Fork Cross Country 118 1:33:06 
9 Cami SQUIRES 18:11.000 
13 Sammy HOLLINGSWORTH 18:22.000 
14 Nikki SMITH 18:26.000 
35 Lexie GREEN 18:58.000 
47 Sophie BAIRD 19:09.000 
(55) Katie CORNELL 19:13.000 

Read more: NXN Southwest Regional - News - 2014 Results - NXN Southwest Regional

Both team have earned trips to compete at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon on December 6th. This will be the boys' 6th straight trip, while it will be the first trip for the girls.

Thanks to all the parents and family who traveled down from Utah for the races, and for all the community support for our team.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

NXN Southwest Regionals

Here's a schedule for NXN-SW:
Grande Sports Academy,
Casa Grande, AZ
CO - UT - NM - AZ - NV
Friday November 21
3:30 - 7:00 pm Packet Pick Up
4:00 – 5:00 pm Course Walk Thru (Only at this time)
3:00 – 7:00 pm Retail Open @ Course
5:05 - 5:35 pm Press Conference, Pre Meet Review, Discussion, Gatorade Recovery Social.
5:40 - 6:15 pm T-Shirt Exchange. (Bring T-Shirts from your schools).
6:30 - 8:00 pm Pasta Dinner,  Nike Elite Athlete Appearance and Q&A Session
(Pasta Dinner Registration/Menu/Location HERE)
Saturday November 22
6:30 - 7:30 am  Walk Thru, Late Registration
6:30 - 7:30 am Final Registration Citizens Race
8:00 am Citizens 5K Race
8:20 am Girls Open Race I PINK
8:35 am Girls Open Race II YELLOW
8:50 am Girls Open Race III RED
9:10 am Boys Open Race I ORANGE
9:25 am Boys Open Race II WHITE
9:40 am Boys Open Race III BROWN
9:55 am Boys Open Race IV PURPLE
10:30 am Line Up Boys Championship Race
10:35 am National Anthem
10:40 am Introduction
10:47 am Boys Championship Race BLACK
11:15 am Line Up Girls Championship Race
11:20 am Introduction
11:27 am Girls Championship Race GREEN
12:10 pm Awards
12:45 pm Championship Teams and Individuals Processing for Nationals

Read more: NXN Southwest Regional - Meet Info - Meet Info

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Cross-Country Banquet

We will have our team banquet this Thursday at the AFHS cafeteria this Thursday at 6:00 PM. As usual, it will be a pot luck supper. The team captains will hand out assignments for food to all the athletes.