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Lowell Invitational
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Golden Gate Park
Highlights:

Cross Country had their first race of the season at the Lowell Invitational in SF Saturday. Top performers were:

Freshmen: Rigo Gonzales with a 9th place finish out of 238 with a time of 12:22, and Ada PraunPetrovic ran a 15:57 as the top performing freshman girl.

JV: Alex Hu ran 16:54 finishing 30th out of 289 and Emma Li, with a 23:24 finishing 121st out of 218

Varsity: Dawson Chen had a time of 17.41 and Anna Weirich finished 15th with a time of 17:34 Out of 182
TBD
Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational
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North Monterey County High School
Highlights:

Anna Weirich did exceptionally well. She placed 2nd and had a personal record time of 18:08 on a 3 mile course.

Rigo Gonzales finished as the top performing male on the team with a time of 17:34 for his first ever 3-mile race.

He was followed by Alex Hu with a time of 17:54.

Men's varsity finished 22nd out of 31 teams.

TBD
De La Salle Nike Challenge
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Newhall Park
Highlights:

The cross country team competed at the De La Salle Nike Invitational over the weekend, with Anna Weirich, grade 11, leading the way, finishing third in the girls varsity 3-mile race and Rigo Gonzales, grade 9, finishing 11th in the boys JV 2-mile race.

TBD
Capitol Cross Country Challenge
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Highlights:

Anna Weirich ran in a varsity 5k, her first of the season! She competed well, and placed 5th in her race with a time of 18:04. Rigo Gonzales ran in the frosh/soph two mile race and ran well enough to place 2nd with a time of 11:13. Alex Hu came in just 21 seconds behind his teammate with a time of 11:34 and a 7th place finish. Ritika Rajamani ran in the frosh/soph 2 mile race and finished 8th with a time of 13:34.

All athletes performed personal bests.
Artichoke Invitational
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Half Moon Bay High School
Highlights:

Varsity boys placed 23rd with Alex Hu as the top finishers with a time of 13:53

Varsity girls finished 11th with our top finisher being Ritika Rajamani with a time of 16:19.

WBAL Meet #1
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Crystal Springs Cross Country Park
Highlights:

Our cross country teams competed Thursday at the first WBAL meet of the season at Crystal Springs. Top finishers were:

Varsity Boys:

Team finish- 6th place

Top performers-

*Alex Hu: 17:52 16th

*Dawson Chen: 18:13 23rd


Varsity Girls:

Team finish- 7th

Top performers-

*Anna Weirich: 18:35 4th place

*Ritika Rajamani: 20:53 17th place

JV Boys:

Team finish- 5th place finish

Top performers-

*Rigo Gonzales: 17:43 1st place!

*Rupert Chen: 18:53 7th place!

JV Girls:

Team finish- 5th

Top performers-

*Kara Kister 23:46 13th place

*Ada Praun-Petrovic 25:51 38th

Rough Rider XC Invitational
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Woodward Park
Highlights:

Anna Weirich ran hard and placed 2nd in a 5k race

Kara Kister placed 8th in a 3500m jv race

Rigo Gonzales placed 6th in a 3500m JV race
WBAL Meet #2
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Baylands Park
Highlights:

The cross country team took on the WBAL at their second league meet last week. Anna Weirich, grade 11, took second place in the girls varsity race and Rigo Gonzales, grade 9, was the top varsity boy finishing twelfth.

WBAL FINALS
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Crystal Springs Cross Country Park
Highlights:

For the first time since 2015 the girls team qualified for CCS with Anna Weirich placing 3rd overall. Freshman Rigo Gonzales placed 14th overall to qualify as an individual on the boys side. Varsity boys placed 6th, Varsity girls 5th, JV boys 4th, and JV girls 7th.

CCS Championships
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Crystal Springs Cross Country Park
Highlights: Weirich CCS Champion!

Junior Anna Weirich became Harker’s first female CCS Cross Country champion Saturday at Crystal Springs. After placing 4th, 2nd, and 3rd respectively at her previous league meets, Anna put it together and ran a perfect race to win the CCS D4 individual title out of 95 runners. Anna’s time of 18:01 was the 3rd fastest among all racers/all divisions as she now competes at the state meet November 30th. As a team, the girls placed 6th overall. Freshman Rigo Gonzales placed a very respectable 61st overall out of 120 runners on the boys side. Congratulations to Anna and all runners on their outstanding season and good luck Anna at States!!

California State Championships
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Woodward Park
Weirich 19th Place

Anna placed 19th out of 212 D4 runners at the state meet.