Chronicling History: Florida Girls Cross Country Finals By The Numbers

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Over The Decade

The First Girls State Cross Country meet was held in 1974 in an all class meet and the following list is a combined totals throughout the 6 seasons during the 70'S. Only one school was a private school, Trinity Prep.


SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

70's

McArthur

Hollywood

Broward

47

Rockledge

Rockledge

Brevard

43

Lake Brantley

Altamonte Springs

Seminole

35

John I. Leonard

Greenacres

Palm Beach

34

Clearwater

Clearwater

Pinellas

32

Leon

Tallahassee

Leon

32

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Brevard

28

Trinity Prep

Winter Park

Orange

28

Astronaut

Titusville

Brevard

27

Bayshore

Bradenton

Manatee

25





The 80's was the first full decade with 10 seasons!





SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

80's

Astronaut

Titusville

Volusia

91

Lakeland Christian

Lakeland

Polk

66

Orange Park

Orange Park

Clay

62

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Brevard

60

Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

58

Naples

Naples

Collier

58

Westminster Academy

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

57

Jay

Jay

Santa Rosa

56

Ransom Everglades

Miami

Dade

52

Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

48





The top 10 combined at the end of the 80's now has 3 private schools.





SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

TOT

Astronaut

Titusville

Brevard

118

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Brevard

88

Rockledge

Rockledge

Brevard

83

Westminster Academy

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

79

Leon

Tallahassee

Leon

68

Lakeland Christian

Lakeland

Polk

66

Trinity Prep

Winter Park

Orange

66

Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

64

McArthur

Hollywood

Broward

63

Orange Park

Orange Park

Clay

62






In the 90's Episcopal was the only all-time Top 10 to actually make the Top 10 that decade.


SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

90'S

Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

85

Ransom Everglades

Miami

Dade

81

Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

70

Cardinal Gibbons

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

68

Jay

Jay

Santa Rosa

67

Gulliver Prep

Miami

Dade

64

Bolles

Gainesville 

Alachua

63

Spanish River

Boca Raton

Palm Beach

63

Pensacola Catholic

Pensacola

Escambia

61

Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

58

Maclay

Tallahassee

Leon

58





This list is the combined total at the end the turn of the century over 100.  Now there are 5 private schools. 





SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

TOT

Astronaut

Titusville

Brevard

161

Ransom Everglades

Miami

Dade

142

Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

116

Jay

Jay

Santa Rosa

123

Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

122

Bolles

Gainesville 

Alachua

111

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Brevard

109

Buchholz

Gainesville 

Alachua

104

Cardinal Gibbons

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

102

Cardinal Newman

West Palm Beach

Palm Beach

102

Lakeland Christian

Lakeland

Polk

101

Rockledge

Rockledge

Brevard

101


SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

00'S


Our Lady of Lourdes

Miami

Dade

91


Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

88


Maclay

Tallahassee

Leon

86


Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

84


Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

82


Holy Trinity

Melbourne

Brevard

81


Chiles

Tallahassee

Leon

71


Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

65


St. Thomas Aquinas

Miami

Dade

52


Buchholz

Gainesville

Alachua

49


By the end of 2010 there are 6 private schools on the list.






SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

TOT


Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

204


Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

204


Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

195


Ransom Everglades

Miami

Dade

190.5


Astronaut

Titusville

Brevard

168


Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

162


Buchholz

Gainesville

Alachua

153


Maclay

Tallahassee

Leon

153


Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Brevard

135


Cardinal Gibbons

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

130


This decade has completed 7 seasons.


SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

10's

Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

67

Oak Hall

Gainesville

Alachua

63

Holy Trinity

Melbourne

Brevard

53

Chiles

Tallahassee

Leon

52

Pine Crest

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

50

Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

48

Our Lady of Lourdes

Miami

Dade

46

Estero

Estero

Lee

45

Providence

Jacksonville

Duval

44

St. Thomas Aquinas

Miami

Dade

42

So far this decade has added another private school, now at 7.





SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

TOT

Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

262

Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

231

Ransom Everglades

Miami

Dade

223.5

Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

215

Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

210

Maclay

Tallahassee

Leon

187

Astronaut

Titusville

Brevard

168

St. Thomas Aquinas

Miami

Dade

159

Winter Park

Winter Park

Orange

156

Our Lady of Lourdes

Miami

Dade

155

Buchholz

Gainesville

Alachua

153

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

Brevard

151

Cardinal Gibbons

Ft. Lauderdale

Broward

141

Holy Trinity

Melbourne

Brevard

134

Niceville

Niceville

Okaloosa

126

Lakeland Christian

Lakeland

Polk

123.5

Chiles

Tallahassee

Leon

123

Jay

Jay

Santa Rosa

123

Pensacola Catholic

Pensacola

Escambia

123

Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach

Okaloosa

116.5


This list comprises the best 10 consecutive years regardless of decade.


SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

TOT

RANGE

Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

97

1994-03

Lakeland Christian

Lakeland

Polk

95

1983-92

Holy Trinity

Melbourne

Brevard

95

2002-11

Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

94

1988-97

Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

93

2007-16

Astronaut

Titusville

Brevard

92

1979-88

Maclay

Tallahassee

Leon

92

1997-06

Our Lady of Lourdes

Miami

Dade

92

2001-10

Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

86

1995-04

Jay

Jay

Santa Rosa

85

1983-92






This list shows the top 10 decade performances.






SCHOOL

CITY

COUNTY

TOT

DECADE

Astronaut

Titusville

Volusia

91

1980's

Our Lady of Lourdes

Miami

Dade

91

2000's

Bishop Kenny

Jacksonville

Duval

88

2000's

Plant

Tampa

Hillsborough

85

1990's

Bolles

Jacksonville

Duval

84

2000's

Maclay

Tallahassee

Leon

84

2000's

Episcopal

Jacksonville

Duval

82

2000's

Ransom Everglades

Miami

Dade

81

1990's

Holy Trinity

Melbourne

Brevard

81

2000's

Chiles

Tallahassee

Leon

71

2000's




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