Costa Cross Country shines at the The Arizona Desert Twilight Sweepstakes!
Desert Twilight Sweepstakes
On September 30th, the Costa Cross Country team traveled to Arizona for the Desert Twilight Sweepstakes. They competed in the following six races: Boys and Girls Sweepstakes race (the premier race of the evening), Boys and Girls Large School Varsity and Boys and Girls Large School Open.
The Boys Sweepstakes Team placed 5th out of 32 teams with Xavier Court leading the pack in 7th place. Individual results HERE
The Girls Sweepstakes Team placed 8th out of 28 teams with Brooke Inouye leading the pack in 24th place. Individual results HERE
The Boys Large School Varsity placed 4th out of 45 teams with Michael Elias leading the pack in 16th place. Individual results HERE
The Girls Large School Varsity placed 2nd our of 38 teams with Anna Graves leading the pack in 12th place. Individual results HERE
The Boys Large School Open placed 6th out of 65 teams with Cole Lewis leading the pack in 3rd place. Individual results HERE
Girls Large School Open placed 8th out of 44 teams with Savana Huskins leading the pack in 33rd place. Individual results HERE
Individual results HERE and VIDEO
South Bay Cup
On September 27th the team competed in the the South Bay Cup. The highlights include the Sophomore Boys placing first, led by Thomas Velvin in 1st place and all five scorers in the top 15! Boys Freshmen placed 3rd as a team led by Faris Succari and Colin Beale in the top 15. Girls Varsity placed 4th as a team led by Pnina Tofler, followed by Tia Pappas and Sofia Vialpando in the top 15. JV Girls placed 6th as a team led by Amanda Costley. Freshmen Girls placed 4th as a team led by Katherine Mooney. Evan Feliciano also placed in the top 15 in the JV Boys race but there wasn’t enough runners to score as a team.
MB Hometown Fair 10K
Finally, this past Saturday, the team competed in the Manhattan Beach 10K. MCXC runners dominated the 12-14 and 15-17 age divisions, as well as many of the team divisions in the local 10K. It was a great day for all and a fun way for Costa XC runners to support our local running community! Results here
Click here for Beach Reporter article
Click here for Easy Reader article on Costa to host Bay League Cross Country meet on Thursday.