• Oct. 19 – District Meet @ El Dorado Park, 2:00 PM
• Oct. 27 – Sectional Meet @ Crossroads Park
• Nov. 4 – State Meet @ Cave Creek Golf Course
Over the last two seasons, the Arcadia Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams have achieved a record of 14 wins and no losses on their home course at Papago Park. The runners continued their dominance at home, by sweeping their home meet on Oct. 4 against Notre Dame Prep and Tempe at Papago Park. The boys – led by Senior Captain Dallas Greene - took the top five spots and placed seven runners in the top 11. The girls were equally impressive by grabbing the top 7 of 8 places. Nichole Kaiser cruised to first place with the next runner nearly 1 ½ minutes behind her.
The runners didn’t let up over Fall Break, competing in two different invitational meets. On Oct. 7, the Titans ran in the Cesar Chavez Invitational at Cesar Chavez Park in Laveen which saw numerous schools from around the state participate. The girls varsity took 8th out of 27 teams, while the boys team finished 22nd overall in their division. Nicole Kaiser ran to 23rd place overall. Complete results here:
On Oct. 13, the runners competed in the Titans Invitational hosted by Chandler Prep at the Crossroads Park in Gilbert. Nicole Kaiser sped to 6th place overall in a field of nearly 140 in the Girls Big School Varsity Division. Dallas Greene finished 19th overall among nearly 170 runners. The complete results are here:
• Oct. 4 – Home meet @ Papago Park (Ramada 13), 4:00 PM
• Oct. 7 – Cesar Chavez Invitational, Laveen, 7:30 AM
• Oct. 13 – Chandler Prep/Titan Invitational, Gilbert, 8:00 AM
The Arcadia Cross Country team had an excellent showing under the lights at the 11th Annual Desert Twilight Invitational at the Grande Sports Complex in Casa Grande on Friday night, Sept. 29. The meet is the 5th largest High School Cross Country Invitational in the United States and had over 6,200 runners competing from approximately 245 schools from 15 states in numerous race divisions.
The Girls team finished 9th overall in a field of 39 teams in the Large School Varsity Division and the Boys finished 16th overall among 44 teams. Junior Nicole Kaiser sped to medalist honors with a 16th place finish in a field of 260 runners. Leading the way for the Titans in the boys race was Senior Dallas Greene who finished 33rd in a field of 288 runners. GO TITANS!!!
The complete results are here:
Next meet: Twilight Invitational, Casa Grande – Sept. 29 (night meet)
The boys and girls cross country teams hosted squads from Dysart and Paradise Honors High Schools on Wednesday, September 20 at Papago Park. Arcadia handily won both the boys’ and girls’ races. For the boys, Arcadia's winning score was 19, followed by Paradise Honors 48 and Dysart 53. The final team score for the girls was Arcadia 23, Dysart 46, Paradise Honors 52.
The Titans Dallas Greene (senior) and Nicole Kaiser (junior) were individual winners in their respective races. Scorers for the boys were Greene, 1st; Luis Cerna, 2nd; Ben Waggener, 4th; Race Tuomisto-Bell, 5th; and, Kyle Arnold, 7th out of a field of 40 runners.
On the girls side, after Kaiser, Sophia Colson took 4th, Sarah Jacobs 5th, Izzy Rich 6th and Jasmine Alyasiri 7th out of a field of 40 runners.
The AHS Cross Country runners headed south to Tucson last Friday night to compete in the Desert Solstice Invitational which drew hundreds of elite runners and over 50 teams from all over Arizona. The Titans competed well in all races.
Saturday, Sept 16th @ Ojo Rojo Invitational in Chandler
See Schedule: https://www.athletic.net/crosscountry/Results/Meet.aspx?Meet=132049
NOTE: Team Photos will be taken on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 4:30 pm at Papago Park, Ramada 13.
The Arcadia Cross Country Teams kicked off the 2017 season in style with stellar team and individual performances in their first meets.
MEET - August 29th, 2017
On Tuesday Aug. 29, the Titans competed in a dual meet against Notre Dame Prep, Saguaro, Coronado and East Fork. The girls’ team raced to first place while the boys’ team took second. CLICK HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
PEAKS INVITATIONAL in Flagstaff, AZ
The Titans then traveled north on Saturday Sept. 2 to the highly competitive Peaks Invitational hosted by Flagstaff High School at Buffalo Park. Arcadia had multiple individual medalists in the various races, with the boys’ team finishing 4th overall and the girls’ team taking 5th in the 5K Ascent Race. Arcadia Coaches Sarah Boustila and Carl Tichenor were extremely pleased with their runners’ performances, particularly given the high altitude of Flagstaff and the hilly race course. CLICK HERE FOR PEAK RESULTS
The Titans travel to Tucson this Friday, Sept 8th, 2017 for the Desert Solstice Invitational Meet.
The Arcadia Cross Country team officially kicked off their season this past Saturday with an early morning run at El Dorado Park, followed by a Team/Parent breakfast meeting. Most of the runners have been training all summer to get ready for the Fall season. Nearly 40 runners are participating this Fall. Arcadia Coaches Sarah Boustila and Carl Tichenor motivated their runners over the summer with special awards for logging the most mileage.
Summer Run Challenge Results:
1st Place: Luis Cerna, 356 miles
2nd Place: Kyle Arnold, 280 miles
3rd Place: Bobby Beers, 160 miles
The Titans opened their season with a dual meet on Tuesday at Notre Dame. The runners head to Flagstaff this Saturday for the Peaks Invitational (hosted by Flagstaff High School). Next week the Titans travel to Campo Verde for a dual meet on Thursday, Sept. 14 and the Ojo Rojo Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler.
The August issue of the Arcadia News featured an article on the Titans cross country team – which is hoping to have a repeat performance in sending its runners to the state meet again this year.
2017 Boys Co-Captains: Luis Cerna, Dallas Greene, Race Tuomisto-Bell.
2017 Girls Co-Captains: Ally Boustila, Sarah Jacobs, Nicole Kaiser.
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