Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Indoor Track

Indoor Track begins after the Christmas Break. Everything will be posted on our Track Blog. Any post season XC accolades will still be posted on the XC Blog.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Footlocker Nationals

Sara Musselman competed today in the 38th Footlocker Cross Country Nationals held at Balboa Park in San Diego. She is the first athlete representing AFHS in this race and did a fantastic job; placing 19th overall in a time of 18:00.7.
Results Link

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Nike Cross Nationals

The boys placed 2nd for the third time in the last 5 years at the Nike Cross Nationals held yesterday in Portland, Oregon at the Glendoveer Golf Course.
Casey Clinger was the Individual National Champion  for the second year in a row; the first boy to do so in the 13 year history of the meet. He won with a 5k time of 15:28.4. McKay Johns earned 2nd team All-America with a 9th place finish in 15:46.9, while Patrick Parker earned 3rd team All-America with a 20th place finish in 16:01.0.  The other competitors for the Cavemen were:
Carson Clinger, 99th in 16:55.8
Dalton Brems, 113rd in 17:00.0
Cole Phillippi, 165th in 17:43.8
Ben Carson, 178th in 18:02.1
Complete Results



Footlocker West Regionals

Sara Musselman became the first AFHS athlete to qualify for Footlocker Nationals next Saturday in San Diego; doing so by finishing 8th overall in 18:13.2 for 5k at Footlocker West Regionals yesterday in Walnut, Ca. Sammy Hollingsworth placed 67th in 19:36.4
In the grade races,the Cavemen had many good performances:
Freshman Girls:
4.Brooklyn Hopkins, 20:13.5
81.Amy Schellenberg, 23:45.7
Freshman Boys:
99.Ben McBride, 19:56.4
106.Caleb Crowther, 20:03.4
Sophomore Girls:
25.Madison Hess, 20:44.0
32.Shayla Hendricks, 21:01.5
33.Mackenzie Hess, 21:02.1
36.Rebecca Teeples, 21:07.0
57.Allie Green, 21:46.1
113.Brook Stratton, 23:48.5
180.Julianna Smith, 26:56.5
Sophomore Boys #1:
64.Alec Atkinson, 19:38.5
75.Bryson Allred, 19:58.3
Sophomore Boys #2:
4.Aaron Steed, 17:09.4
11.Luke Grundvig, 17:29.6
13.Andrew Baird, 17:35.4
22.Aidan Nielsen, 17:58.9
23.Nathan Wright, 17:59.7
25.Justin Herzog, 18:03.8
26.Joe Corbridge, 18:10.3
50.Caleb Westover, 18:45.8
57.Andrew Jolley, 19:05.7
100.Tyson Williams, 21:08.3
103.Joshua Brockbank, 21:12.3
Junior Girls:
9.Lacie Evans, 20:16.2
29.Danielle Christlieb, 21:10.0
56.Kiley Wilson, 22:00.8
82.Scout McMillan, 23:11.4
164.Megan Barlow, 26:26.0
178.Ashlynn Lee, 27:05.4
Junior Boys #1:
31.Alex Garces, 17:38.4
57.Robert Richards, 18:09.1
70.Casey Chamberlain, 18:27.0
127.Kyle Livingston, 19:30.8
Senior Girls:
2.Bonnie Schellenberg, 19:57.3
4.Katie Bradshaw, 20:10.1
31.Madison Marrott, 21:15.6
55,Emma Russell, 22:24.1
90.Katy Phillippi, 23:28.1



Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Workout Wednesday

The boys were featured today on FLOTRACK.
Enjoy the video on our Grinder workout.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Schedules for next Saturday

NXN RACE SCHEDULE
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Glendoveer Golf Course, Portland OR

9:30am: Webcast Starts Link
10:05am: Girls' Championship Race 
11:35am: Boys' Championship Race 
12:34pm: NRC Community Race (Info here)
12:40pm: Marathon Kids Miler (Info here)
* Awards to follow each race
* Schedule subject to change

Read more: http://nxn.runnerspace.com/eprofile.php?event_id=13#ixzz4RFb51rAs


Footlocker West Regionals
Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, Ca.
Race Schedule
December 3, 2016
Runners may only participate in one race.

TimeDivisionDistanceAwards
7:10Open Race (non high school runners)5KTop 15 / gender
7:30Freshman Boy5 KTop 48
7:37Freshman Girl5 KTop 48
7:52Sophomore Boy 15 KTop 48
7:59Sophomore Girl5 KTop 48
8:14Sophomore Boy 25 KTop 48
8:24Junior Girl5 KTop 48
8:39Junior Boy 15 KTop 48
8:46Senior Girl5 KTop 48
9:01Junior Boy 25 KTop 48
9:16Senior Boy5 KTop 48
9:50Seeded Girls5 KTop 24
10:30Seeded Boys5 KTop 24
11:00FS All West GirlsAwards PresentationTop 24 Combined
11:05FS All West BoysAwards PresentationTop 24 Combined
11:15Seeded GirlsAwards PresentationTop 24
11:50Seeded BoysAwards PresentationTop 24
Please note: Schedule is dependent upon number of participants and may flucate a bit. This is a very good apporximation based upon past history. Final race day schedule will be distributed at packet pickup on Friday, December 2nd.
Note: For all races that are combined, awards will be given separately to each age group.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

NXN-Southwest Results

It was nice, cool, and calm for the Girls Open Division Race. The American Fork girls placed 4th with a team time of 99:24.
19th Brooklyn Hopkins, 19:16
47th Madison Hess, 19:49
60th Kiley Wilson, 19:58
72nd Madison Marrott, 20:06
87th Mackenzie Hess, 20:15

The wind started picking up during the middle of the Boys Open Division Race.
22nd Aaron Steed, 16:42
121st Bryant Parker, 17:29

The Boys Championship Race was next. It was in the low 80's with a strong East wind and lots of dust on the Casa Grande 5000m course. The boys earned their 8th straight trip to the National Championships, and 7th Regional championships with a 42 point win over their rivals from Davis.
1.Casey Clinger, 14:53 (1st Team All-Southwest)
2.McKay Johns, 15:07 (1st Team All-Southwest)
3.Patrick Parker, 15:12 (1st Team All-Southwest)
42.Carson Clinger, 16:02
114.Dalton Brems, 16:47
166.Cole Phillippi, 17:11
168.Ben Carson, 17:12

The Girls Championship Race saw the temperature continue to climb, and the wind continue to blow.
The girls will have to wait until Sunday night to see if they get an at-large bid to Nationals, by their 4th place finish. It was their 3rd best finish ever at the Regionals
9.Sara Musselman, 18:05 (2nd Team All-Southwest)
26.Cami Squires, 18:39
38.Lexi Wright, 18:56
68.Sammy Hollingsworth, 19:20
83.Bonnie Schellenberg, 19:30
97.Katie Bradshaw, 19:41
139.Lacie Evans, 20:19

Full Results

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Nike Cross Southwest Regionals

NXN SOUTHWEST INFO
 
MEET DATE & LOCATION
11.19.2016
Grande Sports Academy, 
Casa Grande, AZ
STATES INCLUDED
CO - UT - NM - AZ - NV
2016 SCHEDULE
Friday November 18
3:00 - 7:00 pm NXR Apparel Sale 
3:30 - 7:00 pm Packet Pick Up 
4:00 - 5:00 pm Course Walk Thru (Only at this time)
5:05 - 5:35 pm Press Conference, Pre Meet Review, Discussion 
5:40 - 6:15 pm T-Shirt Exchange. (Bring T-Shirts from your schools).
6:30 - 8:00 pm Past Dinner, Nike Elite Athlete Appearance and Q&A Session. 
Saturday November 19
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 Small School Open Race I PINK
8:35 am Girls Medium School Open Race II YELLOW 
8:50 am Girls Large School Open Race III RED
9:05 am Boys Small School Open Race I ORANGE
9:25 am Boys Medium School Open Race II WHITE
9:40 am Boys Large School Open Race III BROWN
9:55 am Boys Large School 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: http://nxrsw.runnerspace.com/eprofile.php?event_id=302#ixzz4QIgSjYuh

Monday, November 14, 2016

College Signings

Last week we had two Seniors sign National Letters of Intent.
Cami Squires signed with UVU.

Sara Musselman signed with BYU.
Congratulations to both of these young ladies!

Saturday, November 12, 2016

NCAA Regional Championships

Four former Cavemen participated in the NCAA Mountain Region Championships yesterday, held in Logan, Utah.

Brayden McLelland ('13) placed 15th in 31:16 on the 10k course, and Clayton Young ('12) placed 23rd in 31:21 to help Brigham Young University take 3rd overall and earn a berth in the NCAA National Championships next week in Terre Haute, Indiana.



















Tyson Green ('13) placed 68th in 32:47 to help Weber State University place 10th as a team, while Joe Simmons ('16) placed 78th in 33:17 to help Idaho State University place 14th as a team.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Boys Postseason Time Trial

On Thursday, the boys had their postseason 1600m time trial.
Results:
Heat #1
1.Patrick Parker, 4:07.8
2.Casey Clinger, 4:08.0
3.McKay Johns, 4:10.9
4.Carson Clinger, 4:37.5
5.Ben Carson, 4:39.6
6.Joe Corbridge, 4:44.6
7.Aaron Steed, 4:45.1
8.Alex Garces, 4:48.8
9.Cole Phillippi, 4:52.9
10.Luke Grundvig, 4:55.6
11.Caset Chamberlain, 5:00.0
12.Justin Herzog, 5:02.4

Heat #2
1.Bryant Parker, 4:58.3
2.Andrew Baird, 4:58.6
3.Aidan Nielsen, 5:02.1
4.Kyle Livingston, 5:10.6
5.Caleb Westover, 5:12.5
6.Andrew Jolley, 5:12.7
7.Ben McBride, 5:19.0
8.Bryson Allred, 5:28.4
9.Caleb Crowther, 5:35.6
10.Tyson Williams, 5:37.2
11.Joshua Brockbank, 5:37.4

UHSTCA Pre-Footlocker Invite

American Fork High School hosted the 16th Annual UHSTCA Pre-Footlocker Invite this morning.
No team scores were kept. Grace Ping from Park City set a girls' course record with a 17:56, while Casey Clinger of American Fork set a boys' course record of 15:16.
Results Link

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Team Banquet


We had our annual team banquet tonight. We had good food, good friends, and lots of awards handed out.
Captains were named for next year.

2017-18 Girls Captains:
Lexi Wright
Dani Christlieb
Kiley Wilson
Lacie Evans

2017-18 Boys Captains:
Cole Phillippi
Casey Chamberlain
Alex Garces
Robert Richards
Kyle Livingston

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pre-Footlocker Invitational


The Utah High School Track Coaches Association will sponsor the 16th Annual Pre-Footlocker Meet at AFHS this Saturday. It is a 5K for high school athletes to prepare athletes for NXN-SW and Footlocker West. Registration will be $3 and will be from 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM. The Girls race will be at 8:30 AM and the Boys Race at 9:00 AM. No team scores will be kept. Checks should be made out to "UHSTCA"

Team Banquet

The Cross-Country team will have their banquet this Thursday, November 3rd at 6:00 PM at the AFHS Cafeteria. The entire family of each athlete is invited.

The Grinder - Postseason Week #2

The girls team had on girl win her spikes and 3 others break 10:30 yesterday up The Grinder:
Brooklyn Hopkins was the first girl this season to earn a pair of spikes with a time of 9:20.  Madison Hess ran 10:19, Kiley Wilson ran 10:17, and Becca Teeples ran 10:21 to all earn their Grinder shirt.

The boys had FloTrack come and film their Grinder workout.
Carson Clinger was the first boy this season to earn his spikes with a 7:57 clocking. Three boys ran sub 9:00 for the first time: Nathan Wright ran 8:44, Casey Chamberlain ran 8:50, and Ben McBride ran 8:57 to win earn their Grinder t-shirts.

ALL-TIME GRINDER LIST
Sub 8:00 Grinder
1992-Chris Merkley
1993-Dave Bell
2008-Jeff Harmon
2009-Robby Lee, Austin West
2010-Clayton Young, Nafe Richardson, Derek Day, Mack Morrison
2012-Brayden McLelland, Tyson Green, Caleb Thompson
2013-Connor McMillan, Nathan Tracy, Casey Clinger, Zac Jacklin,  McKay Johns, Hagen Harmer, Daniel Bentley
2014-Jacob Chase
2015-Patrick Parker, Joe Simmons, Jason Manning, Patrick Larkin, Parker Barnes
2016-Carson Clinger
2017-Cole Phillippi, Luke Grundvig

Sub 9:30 Grinder
2013-Makayla Stepp, Maddie Bench, Lexie Green, Katie Cornell, Diane Leach
2014-Lexie Wright, Cami Squires, Sammy Hollingsworth
2015-Sara Musselman
2016-Brooklyn Hopkins

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Utah State Championships

The girls came away with their third championship in a row and fourth overall. Sara and Sammy were All-State.

 1.  American Fork HS   68
PlaceBib    NameTimeScoreBehind WinnerSpread

3. 14    Sara Musselman18:03.23.00:23.9Spread between the scoring runners01:31.3
9. 13    Sammy Hollingsworth18:25.49.00:46.1
12. 16    Cami Squires18:40.712.01:01.4
15. 17    Lexi Wright18:52.314.01:13.0
35. 11    Katie Bradshaw19:34.530.01:55.2
38. 12    Lacie Evans19:44.7(33.)02:05.4
56. 15    Bonnie Schellenberg20:16.2(51.)02:36.9

1.(Total time for scoring runners: 1:33:36.1)
1.American Fork HS3, 9, 12, 14, 30, (33), (51)68
2.Davis HS4, 6, 21, 23, 24, (28), (29)78
3.Lone Peak HS7, 8, 10, 25, 44, (59), (67)94
4.Weber HS2, 19, 20, 27, 40, (41), (54)108
5.Fremont HS5, 22, 35, 39, 45, (61), (88)146
6.Herriman HS13, 17, 31, 43, 66, (68), (74)170
7.Pleasant Grove HS11, 16, 50, 56, 64, (72), (0)197
8.Sky View HS15, 36, 53, 55, 58, (77), (78)217
9.Bingham HS1, 42, 47, 70, 75, (76), (79)235
10.Layton HS26, 38, 60, 65, 71, (105), (106)260
11.Viewmont HS18, 37, 52, 62, 96, (103), (104)265
12.Copper Hills HS32, 34, 48, 84, 85, (94), (95)283
13.Mountain Crest HS57, 63, 69, 81, 82, (83), (102)352
14.West HS46, 73, 80, 93, 101, (0), (0)393
15.Cottonwood HS49, 90, 91, 97, 100, (108), (109)427
16.Brighton HS86, 87, 89, 92, 98, (99), (107)452


The boys won their 7th title in the last 8 years. Casey won (our 7th individual champion in the last 8 years), and McKay and Patch were All-State. Cami, Casey, and McKay also received Academic All-State Awards.

 1.  American Fork HS   42

PlaceBib    NameTimeScoreBehind WinnerSpread

1. 21    Casey Clinger14:42.91.NASpread between the scoring runners01:27.7
2. 22    McKay Johns14:49.72.00:06.8
5. 23    Patrick Parker15:00.94.00:18.0
14. 20    Carson Clinger15:47.813.01:04.9
23. 18    Dalton Brems16:10.622.01:27.7
29. 24    Cole Phillippi16:22.3(28.)01:39.4
51. 19    Ben Carson16:50.4(47.)02:07.5
1.(Total time for scoring runners: 1:16:31.9)42
  1.American Fork HS1, 2, 4, 13, 22, (28), (47)     42
2.Lone Peak HS5, 6, 8, 27, 29, (52), (92)75
3.Davis HS11, 14, 19, 20, 21, (25), (26)85
4.Westlake HS10, 16, 23, 31, 42, (45), (75)122
5.Riverton HS7, 15, 30, 33, 39, (40), (51)124
6.Fremont HS9, 12, 46, 53, 58, (69), (70)178
7.Weber HS3, 17, 44, 55, 60, (61), (83)179
8.Bingham HS32, 36, 48, 57, 64, (72), (89)237
9.Northridge HS24, 49, 56, 68, 85, (106), (109)282
10.Viewmont HS18, 50, 74, 78, 90, (96), (111)310
11.Layton HS37, 59, 73, 79, 81, (86), (105)329
12.Copper Hills HS54, 63, 66, 71, 76, (77), (93)330
13.Syracuse HS35, 43, 67, 94, 97, (104), (110)336
14.Sky View HS41, 62, 65, 80, 91, (102), (103)339
15.Cottonwood HS38, 82, 84, 87, 99, (108), (112)390
16.Jordan HS34, 88, 95, 98, 100, (101), (107)415

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Utah State Championships

This coming Wednesday is the Utah State Cross Country Championships, held at Sugarhouse Park (1300 East, 2100 South in Salt Lake City).
The bus will leave AFHS at 12:15 PM. Athletes must ride on the bus in order to be school excused.

The Girls Team will race at 2:00 PM. The Boys Team races at 3:30 PM.

Afterward, we will take the team to Chuckarama 400 S. 700 E.. JV athletes need to bring $15 for dinner; Varsity will be paid for.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Pre-State Grinder

The boys ran their Pre-State Grinder today. Six boys earned their Grinder t-shirts today:

Joe Corbridge - 8:34
Luke Grundvig  - 8:37
Bryant Parker - 8:43
Robert Richards - 8:43
Alex Garces - 8:58
Andrew Jolley - 8:58

Casey Clinger broke the Grinder record with a time of 7:12!

Friday, October 7, 2016

Region IV Championships Results

Today the Cavemen participated in the Region IV Championships held at Westlake High School. It was cool, calm, and sunny. The course was 3.00 miles of grass, finishing 300 meters on the Westlake Track. Complete Results

The Girls JV Squad led off the afternoon scoring only 17 points for the win.
1.  American Fork HS   17
PlaceBib    NameTimeScoreBehind WinnerSpread

1. 33    Brooklyn Hopkins19:37.31.NASpread between the scoring runners01:05.0
2. 35    Madison Marrott19:53.92.00:16.6
3. 47    Kileyann Wilson20:15.93.00:38.6
4. 32    Madison Hess20:21.24.00:43.9
7. 45    Rebecca Teeples20:42.37.01:05.0
10. 30    Shayla Hendricks20:55.5(10.)01:18.2
13. 38    Katy Phillippi21:06.4(13.)01:29.1
14. 41    Amy Schellenberg21:07.2NS 01:29.9
15. 25    Dani Christlieb21:09.3NS 01:32.0
16. 28    Allie Green21:10.8NS 01:33.5
19. 44    Brook Stratton21:20.0NS 01:42.7
24. 40    Emma Russell21:33.5NS 01:56.2
32. 37    Elyse Orton21:59.5NS 02:22.2
34. 31    Mackenzie Hess22:02.7NS 02:25.4
56. 36    Scout McMillan23:12.9NS 03:35.6
101. 23    Megan Barlow24:56.4NS 05:19.1
105. 46    Stormy Watson25:22.3NS 05:45.0
106. 43    Julianna Smith25:22.6NS 05:45.3
112. 24    Ashlynn Bingham25:45.3NS 06:08.0
128. 39    Kaitlyn Ritter27:08.5NS 07:31.2

1.(Total time for scoring runners: 1:40:50.6)17

The Boys JV then won their race with 31 points.
 1.  American Fork HS   31
PlaceBib    NameTimeScoreBehind WinnerSpread

3. 8    Alex Garces16:41.53.00:14.3Spread between the scoring runners00:18.7
4. 9    Luke Grundvig16:48.04.00:20.8
6. 3    Andrew Baird16:54.76.00:27.5
7. 6    Joe Corbridge16:55.07.00:27.8
11. 17    Robert Richards17:00.211.00:33.0
12. 5    Casey Chamberlain17:02.3(12.)00:35.1
15. 10    Justin Herzog17:04.6(15.)00:37.4
20. 15    Bryant Parker17:18.9NS 00:51.7
21. 18    Aaron Steed17:20.3NS 00:53.1
26. 14    Aidan Nielsen17:24.6NS 00:57.4
31. 11    Andrew Jolley17:31.3NS 01:04.1
40. 21    Nathan Wright17:47.3NS 01:20.1
44. 12    Kyle Livingston17:50.4NS 01:23.2
45. 19    Caleb Westover17:50.7NS 01:23.5
50. 13    Ben McBride18:00.3NS 01:33.1
77. 2    Alec Atkinson18:35.1NS 02:07.9
78. 1    Bryson Allred18:37.2NS 02:10.0
98. 20    Tyson Williams19:05.6NS 02:38.4
112. 7    Caleb Crowther19:27.7NS 03:00.5
129. 4    Joshua Brockbank19:54.1NS 03:26.9

1.(Total time for scoring runners: 1:24:19.4)31
The Girls Varsity took the field and won, qualifying for the State Championships, with 44 points and a stellar team time of 92:37.

 1.  American Fork HS   44
PlaceBib    NameTimeScoreBehind WinnerSpread

1. 59    Sara Musselman17:41.81.NASpread between the scoring runners01:24.6
6. 58    Sammy Hollingsworth18:18.86.00:37.0
11. 61    Cami Squires18:45.011.01:03.2
12. 62    Lexi Wright18:45.412.01:03.6
14. 60    Bonnie Schellenberg19:06.414.01:24.6
16. 56    Katie Bradshaw19:18.6(16.)01:36.8
19. 57    Lacie Evans19:25.9(19.)01:44.1

1.(Total time for scoring runners: 1:32:37.4)

The Boys Varsity were up last, and won, also qualifying for State, with 31 points and an incredible team time (School Record) of 75:40!
 1.  American Fork HS   31
PlaceBib    NameTimeScoreBehind WinnerSpread

1. 52    Casey Clinger14:33.01.NASpread between the scoring runners01:23.2
2. 53    McKay Johns14:38.22.00:05.2
3. 54    Patrick Parker14:52.03.00:19.0
10. 51    Carson Clinger15:40.810.01:07.8
15. 49    Dalton Brems15:56.215.01:23.2
20. 55    Cole Phillippi16:06.5(20.)01:33.5
38. 50    Ben Carson16:37.6(38.)02:04.6

1.(Total time for scoring runners: 1:15:40.2)31