Ryan Raposo

FACA Senior All-Star Watch List #4 Ryan Raposo Nov 3, 2016

Here's the fourth round of the FACA Senior All-Star Watch List which takes a look at all of the top seniors from around the state based on Region results from their respective geographical locations.

FACA Senior All-Star Info and Watch List #1 Ryan Raposo Sep 30, 2016

Now that we're just about halfway through this 2016 cross country season, here's some information pertaining to one of Florida's most prestigious events of the year, the Florida Athletic Coaches Association's Senior All-Star Meet!

FLR17: Girls Invitational Race Preview: Lemon Bay's Welch 20th In 2015 ROC, Favorite Saturday Morning Ryan Raposo Sep 29, 2016

Last year's girls invitational race produced one of the ten best times of the whole weekend by Natalie Varela. These athletes and teams are hungry after just missing the cut off for the Race of Champions. Lemon Bay's Maddison Welch was 20th in last year's Race of Champions and comes in as one of the favorites to win on Saturday in this division. We take a look at the top individuals and teams in the field.

FLR17: Boys Invitational Race Preview - Queue Smith, Quintana At Front Of The Pack Ryan Raposo Sep 29, 2016

The Race of Champions is the top event at Flrunners.com Invitational 17, but don't count out the invitational events which will split both the male and female genders of the ROC and showcase some of the top talent in the state of Florida duking it out. Last year's race saw four athletes run under 17 minutes with UNC commit Luke Peterson of Shorecrest Prep winning in 16:26.00. We preview all the team and individual action.

FLR 17 Girls ROC Preview: 10 Of Top 15 In State Go Head To Head Ryan Raposo Sep 28, 2016

If there is one particular race I am looking forward to the most at this year's flrunners.com Invitational 17 it's the girls Race of Champions. The field includes ten of the top fifteen girls in the state, plus two of the top teams in 2014 and 2015 4A state champions Winter Park, and Pine Crest the 2A runner-up the past four years. We take a look at both the individual and team battles.

FLR 17 Boys ROC Preview: Can Belen Return To Podium, Overthrow Defending Champs Trinity Prep & GA's Woodstock? Ryan Raposo Sep 28, 2016

The Flrunners.com Invitational boys Race of Champions will feature sixteen of the top teams and individuals in the state of Florida with 2A power Trinity Prep and 3A power Belen Jesuit leading the way along with Woodstock who makes the trek down from Georgia. On the individual front, only three runners in the field have broken sixteen minutes in Caleb Pottorff, Joshua Collins, and Mason Jones. We take a look at what fans can expect to see on both the team and individual fronts come Saturday morning.

Saucony Flo 50 Girls XC Individuals: Fr. Valerie Lastra Leaps Into Top 10 After First HS Race Ryan Raposo Sep 14, 2016

Several newcomers make our Saucony FLO 50 girls rankings this week. One of those is Mater Academy freshman Valerie Lastra, Lastra, a top middle school prospect the last three years, made her high school debut and finished second at the King of the Hill meet in Miami.  Riverview junior Bailey Hertensten remains in the top spot after an impressive win at the Seffner Christian Invitational. Take a look at the top girls individuals three weeks into the cross country season. 

Saucony Flo 50 Boys XC Individuals: Winter Spring's Senior Doyle Jumps 12 Spots Ryan Raposo Sep 14, 2016

Bolles sophomore Charles Hicks remains in the top spot of our Saucony Flo 50 boys individual rankings after resetting the state's top time at the Horse Park Invitational. while Winter Springs senior Matt Doyle's strong fifth place performance at the same Horse Park Invitational leaped him from 21st up twelve spots to number nine. Who were the biggest movers and shakers in week three and who stayed put?