Rio XC Weekly Communication: October 22-28, 2018

The Rio Varsity Girls team won the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Flagship Event on October 17, 2018.

The Rio Varsity Girls team won the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Flagship Event on October 17, 2018.

REMINDER: Photos, videos, and other highlights can be found on the Rio Track & Field + XC Facebook group.

MONDAY (10/22)

  • 3:30 pm: Practice Starts
  • 5:00 pm: Practice Ends

TUESDAY (10/23)

  • 3:30 pm: Practice Starts
  • 5:00 pm: Practice Ends

WEDNESDAY (10/24)

  • Capital Athletic League Championships
  • Willow Hill Reservoir XC Course at Folsom High School
  • 3:00 pm:

THURSDAY (10/24)

  • 2:15 pm: Practice Starts
  • 3:45 pm: Practice Ends

FRIDAY (10/26)

  • 3:30 pm: Practice Starts
  • 5:00 pm: Practice Ends

SATURDAY (10/27)

  • 9:00 am: Practice Starts (Location TBD)
  • 10:45 am: Practice Ends

Weekly Recap

Congratulations go out to the Varsity Girls who won the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Flagship Event held at Jesuit High School on October 17, 2018) with a total time of 59:10.8. Rio was led by: 1. Sophia Karperos 11:17.9, 2. Lauren Calcagno 11:29.7, 3. Katie Newton 12:00.2, 4. Kaylee Barnes 12:10.3, 5. Alyssa Escay 12:12.7, and 6. Lucy Prieto 12:17.98. The Rio Varsity Girls are ranked 3rd Nationally in the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals.

Facing a very stacked field, the Varsity Boys took 3rd at the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Flagship Event. PRs were set all around and three Runnin’ Raiders broke 10 minutes. Rio was led by Jensen Salvatori’s 9:43.00 (4th All Time at Rio) and Connor Ettinger’s 9:43.92 (5th All Time at Rio). The race of the night went to Reed Moore who broke 10 minutes (9:59.29) with a masterful display of negative splits moving from the back of the pack to a solo win topped off by sub-60 second final lap. It was a treat to watch. The Rio Varsity Boys are Ranked 5th Nationally in the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals. Congratulations, boys.

Videos of each heat can be found at www.hokaoneonepostalnationals.com.

Capital Athletic League Championships – (October 24th)

Our league Championship meet is this Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Folsom High School (Willow Hill Reservoir XC Course). We will be sending out meet information by Monday, October 22, 2018 with specifics including competition rosters and early dismissal information.

The race is scheduled is as follows:

  • 3:00 PM – Girls Frosh / Soph / JV 3400M
  • 3:30 PM – Boys Frosh / Soph / JV 3400M
  • 4:00 PM – Girls Varsity 5000M
  • 4:30 PM – Boys Varsity 5000M

League meets are run by the coaching staff and volunteers from each of the teams in the league. Rio along with Capitol Christian have been assigned to be course monitors. We will need 3-4 parent volunteers to be positioned to assigned spots on the course to monitor athletes. This is a great way to get out on the course and watch the action! If you are willing to volunteer to do this, please contact Coach Anton or Coach Lea. You will need to be at the meet by 2:30 for the volunteers meeting and be on the course monitoring from 3pm until approximately 5:00pm.

Coach Anton Escay: 916-801-8110/antonescay@hotmail.com or Coach Lea Wallace: 707-225-5879/lfwallace1@gmail.com

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