On Saturday, many of the all-star seniors of the state of Florida will line up on the Holloway Park course. This race will mark the end of their high school cross country seasons for some, and others will use this race as a tune up before Footlocker and NXR next week.
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We breakdown the girls and boys individual and team battles at the 305 Classic.
Josh Skielnik of Jupiter Christian is the favorite in the boys race at the Palm Beach County Championships while finishing second last year. On the girl's side it will be a battle between two of the top freshmen in the state in Rylee Pustilnik of Spanish River and Alexandra Del Re of Jupiter.
Besides some heavy showers, the Park Vista Cobra Country XC Invitational was a great success. The invite was held at South County Regional Park which is where the traditional 5k Spanish River course is held. The race for people who don't know is a two loop course with a hill at the end and a nice straight finish.
Playing ice hockey was the sport of choice for Michael Sonderegger when he entered high school, but at the urging of a classmate, he decided to try out for the boys cross country team his sophomore year at Park Vista.(via Sun Sentinel)
Kaley Doyle saved the best for last. The Park Vista senior clocked the fastest time of her career at the state championships in Tallahassee that cemented her selection as the 2013 Girls Runner of the Year. (via Sun Sentinel)
They fell short of winning any individual titles, but Park Vista distance runners had plenty to cheer about Thursday at the Palm Beach County Cross-Country Championships. (via www.pbgametime.com)
Healthy rivalries often develop during the course of a track season. After Thursday, it's clear next week's Region 3-4A meet will boast some great battles. (via www.pbgametime.com)
Park Vista Coach Jen White remembers sitting in the hospital waiting room waiting for doctors to administer the drug that would either kill her son or save his life. The day before, she was experiencing the high of Ryan winning the Palm Beach Marathon 5K. It was an emotional roller coaster all in the span of 24 hours.
One of the top runners in 2A will spend her cross country season on the sidelines. Park Vista junior Laurel Brennan will be out most of 2011 due to an injury she sustained over the past year.
Thirty-four schools and 932 athletes entered this night time meet that has become a big one for the greater Treasure Coast area. Most of the top teams in the area will be there, giving us a great off the bat look at their head-to-head strength.
Belen Jesuit pack a punch this season! Four of their top five return with plenty of firepower to fill in the gap and then some. Elliot Clemente will lead the way (likely for the entire state) with his 15:03 season best from last year, pacing Belen to a 15:58 team average. Colonial and Estero ring in at a somewhat distant but certainly not insurmountable #2 and #3 position in our computer rankings.
This is going to be a fun year to watch in the 4A! Can Melbourne fight off the depth of Columbus? Will Winter Park pull of another successful reload or will Mandarin or Bartram Trail take what is oft called the "Region of Death"? Can Sarasota surprise Melbourne in Region 2? Can anyone catch Park Vista in Region 3? Will Coach Raposo be with or without the 'stache in Region 4? Only time will tell, but get a first look here!