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

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

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

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

Grande Sports Academy, 
Casa Grande, AZ
CO - UT - NM - AZ - NV
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

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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.
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.

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