Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Workout Wednesdays

Flotrack featured a video today of the boys doing hill repeats this September.
Gunther's Hill Video

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Live webcast of NXN

Nike Cross Nationals will have a live webcast on Saturday. The Cavemen should be seen in Orange and Blue uniforms of the Southwest Region.
Webcast Link

Monday, November 26, 2012

NXN-SW Boys Mile Marks

Here's a video of the Boys Mile marks at NXN-SW.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

NXN News

This is the team travel itinerary for NXN.
AIRThursday, 29NOV 2012 
Delta Air LinesFlight Number: 1741Class: L-Coach/Economy
From: (SLC) Salt Lake City UT, USADepart: 11:00 AM
To: (PDX) Portland OR, USAArrive: 12:01 PM
Stops: 0Duration: 2 hour(s) 1 minute(s)
Status: CONFIRMEDMiles: 630

Delta Air Lines Confirmation number is GQ2GK2
HOTELThursday, 29NOV 2012direction
Number of Rooms: 1Confirmation Number: GROUP
Check Out: Sunday, 2DEC 2012

AIRSunday, 2DEC 2012 
Delta Air LinesFlight Number: 4515Class: K-Coach/Economy
From: (PDX) Portland OR, USADepart: 10:20 AM
To: (SLC) Salt Lake City UT, USAArrive: 01:05 PM
Stops: 0Duration: 1 hour(s) 45 minute(s)
Seats: 08AStatus: CONFIRMEDMiles: 630

Delta Air Lines Confirmation number is GQ2GK2
NXN RACE SCHEDULE Saturday, December 1, 2012
Portland Meadows, Portland OR

9:00am: Community Race
9:30am: Webcast Starts
10:05am: Girl's Championship Race 
11:35am: Boy's Championship Race 
* Awards to follow each race
* Schedule subject to change

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

Inspirational Video

Saturday, November 17, 2012

NXN-SW Results

The Cavemen came, saw, and conquered.
The Cavemen came down to Mesa, Arizona to compete at the Southwest Nike Regional Cross-Country Championships.
The boys won for the 4th straight year with a record 36 points in a team record 76:12, 90 seconds faster than their team record set last year, and reported by XCNATION to be the 4th fastest 5k XC team time in US high school history.
Brayden McLelland was 1st team all-region -6th place in 15:03.
Connor McMillan and Tyson Green were 2nd team all-region in 15:09 (9th) and 15:11 (11th), respectively.
Zac Jacklin and Caleb Thompson were 3rd team all-region in 15:21 (16th) and 15:25 (20th), respectively.
Spencer Herzog placed 51st in 15:42, and Tyler Bell placed 79th in 15:59.
All 7 boys ran personal records.
Davis was 2nd with 163 points out of 33 teams 280 total competitors.
The boys will now compete on December 1st at Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon.
The girls went down to Mesa for the first time since 2009 and placed 9th overall.
They set a school record team time of 93:29 for the 5000 meter course (18:41 avg.).
34.Emily Orton, 18:12,
60.Sophie Baird, 18:31,
79.Maddie Bench, 18:45,
93.Makayla Stepp, 18:53,
110.Diane Leach, 19:05,
148.Lexie Green, 19:31, and
157. Katie Cornell 19:35.
There were 24 teams and 214 competitors in the girls race.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

NXN-SW Previews

Milesplit has published previews of the boys and girls championship races this Saturday.

Boys race preview

Girls race preview

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Nike Southwest Regionals

A week from today is Nike Southwest Regionals in Mesa, Arizona. Our boys and girls varsity teams will be competing in the Championship races for an opportunity to qualify for the Nike Cross Nationals two weeks later in Portland, Oregon. The boys have won Regionals the past three years and are currently ranked #1 in the Southwest. The girls placed 7th at NXN-SW in their only trip in 2009, and are currently ranked 10th in the Southwest.

Toka Sticks Golf Course,
Mesa AZ
CO - UT - NM - AZ - NV
Friday November 16
3:30 – 7:30 pm Packet Pick Up
3:30 – 4:55 pm Course Walk Thru (Only at this time)
3:30 – 7:30 pm NXN Apparel Sale, EastBay
5:00 – 5:20 pm Press Conference, Pre Meet Review, Discussion
5:25 – 6:15 pm T Shirt Exchange (Bring T-Shirts from your schools)
6:20 – 7:00 pm Nike Elite Athlete Apperance and Q&A Session
Saturday November 17
6:30 - 7:30 am Walk Thru, Late Registration
6:30 - 7:30 am Final Registration Citizens Race

8:00 am Citizens 5K Race

8:30 am Girls Open Race I
9:00 am Girls Open Race II
9:30 am Boys Open Race I

10:00 am Boys Open Race II
10:30 am Line Up Boys Championship Race
10:35 am National Anthem
10:40 am Introduction
10:47 am Boys Championship Race
11:15 am Line Up Girls Championship Race
11:20 am Introduction
11:27 am Girls Championship Race   

12:10 pm Awards
12:45 pm Championship Teams and Individuals Processing for Nationals

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

Interactive map

Nothing’s worse than getting lost on race morning. Know where to go! Check out directions below.

From Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) 
Go East on Sky Harbor Blvd
Merge onto AZ-153 S. toward AZ-143/ I-10
Take the University Dr. exit on the left, Turn slight left onto University Dr.
Merge onto AZ-143 S
Merge onto I-10 E / US-60 E via Exit 1A, toward Tucson
Take exit 161 for Pecos Rd.
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for AZ-202 Loop E and merge onto AZ-202
Stay on 202, exit at Power Rd.
Turn Right until E Williams Field Rd, then left.   6910 E. Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ 

From The South (Tucson)

North onto I-10 towards Phoenix
Merge right onto AZ-202 Loop E
Stay on 202, exit at Power Rd.
Turn Right until E Williams Field Rd, then left.   6910 E. Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ 

From The North (Flagstaff)

I-17 South towards Phoenix
Merge onto I-10 E / US-60 E via Exit 1A, toward Tucson
Take exit 161 for Pecos Rd.
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for AZ-202 Loop E and merge onto AZ-202
Stay on 202, exit at Power Rd.
Turn Right on Power Rd to E Williams Field Rd, then left.   6910 E. Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ  

From the East (Apache Junction)
 US-60 W
Take exit 190A towards Arizona Loop 202 S
Merge onto AZ-202 S
Take exit 36 for Power Rd
Turn left at S Power Rd
Turn left at E Williams Field Rd   6910 E. Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ

Read more: NXN Southwest Regional - Meet Info - Course

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Team Awards Banquet

We will be holding our team awards banquet this Thursday, November 8th in the AFHS Cafeteria at 6:00 PM. Food assignments are being made. If you don't receive one, contact Mrs. McLelland or one of the team captains.

Reminder: Remaining Footlocker West money is due this week. Please make sure you have registered for your races and have obtained a valid USATF membership card (required).

We will be beginning our Footlocker fundraiser today after school. Mrs. Lott from D & J services will be here to hand out order forms and explain procedures.

Also due are Hoodie order forms. Pay $18 at the financial window and make sure Coach Mostert gets your form.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

UHSTCA Pre-Footlocker Meet Results

Complete Results

Award winners for the girls:
2.Emily Orton, 19:15 school course record, #2 All-time
4.Sophie Baird, 19:24, also broke the school record.
8.Makayla Stepp, 19:35
10.Maddie Bench, 19:38
13.Diane Leach, 20:02
15.Katie Cornell, 20:08
27.Lexie Green, 20:44

Also competing for the girls:
31.Sophie Stewart, 21:12
33.Payton Pryor, 21:24
34.Amber Bardin, 21:27
41.Nikki Smith, 21:52
47.Kaylie Green, 22:23
50.Lena Busche, 22:33
54.Sarah Tracy, 22:49
66.Rachel Brantley, 23:54
74.Abby McBride, 24:42
75.Andie Weight, 25:05
76.Heather Bergeson, 25:09
79.Megan Staten, 25:50
87.Candace Lundahl, 26:34
89.Hailey Heath, 26:45
90.Kaylee Kitchen, 26:51
91.Darah Miller, 26:52
97.Ashlie Rymer, 28:11

Boys Award winners were:
2.Brayden McLelland, 15:44
3.Connor McMillan, 15:55
4.Tyson Green, 16:00
5.Zac Jacklin, 16:06
9.Caleb Thompson, 16:27
12.Spencer Herzog, 16:32
17.Tyler Bell, 16:42
26.Stephen Robbins, 17:17
28.Nathan Tracy, 17:20
29.Benson Gunther, 17:24
30.Jacob Chase, 17:24

Also competing for the Cavemen were:
32.Hagen Harmer, 17:30
42.Luke Gunther, 17:49
43.Jace Jensen, 17:51
45.Joe Simmons, 17:53
51.Kaden Springer, 18:03
53.Connor Hoopes, 18:09
66.Dillon Stone, 18:44
73.Jonah Hickman, 18:52
99.Tony Jeffs, 19:47
127.Parker Williams, 23:18

Thursday Mile Time Trial

We had a school record 17 boys under 5:00.
Some boys from Alta came down to join us.
Heat 1
1.Kramer(A)     4:35
2.Tyson          4:36
3.Brayden       4:36
4.Connor         4:36 PR
5.Caleb            4:37 PR
6.Benson          4:38 PR
7.Spencer          4:42 PR
8.Zac                 4:44 PR
9.Stephen           4:52
10.Kaden            4:55
11.Jacob              4:57 PR
12.Blake(A)        5:05

Heat 2
1.Tyler              4:48.2 PR
2.Jace               4:53.6 PR
3.Luke               4:53.9 PR
4.Connor            4:58.6
5.Nathan             4:58.8 PR
6.Joe                   4:59.2 PR
7.Hagen               4:59.9 PR
8.Davis (A)           5:05.0
9.Dillon                 5:25.6 PR
10.Ashton (A)       5:32.6
11.Jonah                5:34.6 PR
12.Tony                 5:36.6 PR
13.Parker              6:34.1 PR