Thursday, October 18, 2012

State Championships Results

Yesterday was a great day for the Cavemen.
At 2:00 PM, the girls race started.
Before 2:20 came around, all 7 Lady Cavemen had passed the finish line.
They had run a  95:01  team time which is 6th all-time in the State of Utah, and a school record by 50 seconds.
We had two all-staters: Emily Orton was 9th in 18:52.8 (2nd all-time at AFHS) and Maddie Bench was 10th in 18:53.9(3rd all-time at AFHS).
Also scoring were Sophie Baird, 12th in 19:01.2(7th all-time at AFHS), Makayla Stepp, 13th in 19:01.6(8th all-tine at AFHS), and Diane Leach, 17th in 19:12.1(11th all-time at AFHS).
Katie Cornell placed 21st in 19:33.8(18th all-time at AFHS), and Lexie Green placed 23rd in 19:37.6(21st all-time at AFHS).
The Lady Cavemen earned the school's third Runner-Up trophy; only 14 points behind winner Davis.

AT 3:30 PM, the boys took off. Literally.
The boys won their 4th straight State Championship, scoring 29 points.
Their team time of 78:17.6 was 2nd fastest All-Time behind the 2010 AF team (78:01).
The team was led by Brayden McLelland, Individual Runner-up with a school and 5A Senior Class record 15:18.1.
He was followed in 4th place by Connor McMillan with a 15:30.7 (6th all-time at AFHS).
Next came Tyson Green in 5th place with a time of 15:36.1 (10th all-time at AFHS).
Zac Jacklin was our 4th all-stater, placing 7th in 15:45.1 (12th all-time at AFHS).
Rounding out the team scoring was Caleb Thompson in 11th place in 16:07.6 (22nd all-time at AFHS).
Spencer Herzog added points to the other teams' scores with a 13th place finish in 16:09.3 (24th all-time at AFHS).
Tyler Bell finished up the Cavemen runners, crossing the line in 32nd place in 16:41.3.

The Varsity boys and girls now prepare for the Nike Southwest Regionals on November 17th in Mesa, Arizona. Qualifying JV athletes are preparing for Footlockerwest in Walnut, California the first weekend in December.