CIF State Track and Field Championship

2012 CIF State Meet–   Performance Lists

Marin Athletes Qualifying for State

Lilla McMillan     Tamalpais     100m     200m

Daniel Fortenko  Terra Linda    200m

Julia Maxwell      Branson         3200m

John Lawson   Drake            3200m

Jessica Rasmussen   Tam      Long Jump

Meet of Champion results

NCS Meet of Champions MCAL Athletes Qualify for State

Meet of Champions   Saturday May 26, 2012

FINALS  TOP 4 QUALIFY FOR STATE     Top 6 place and receive medals

Girls 100m

1st Lilla McMillan   Tam   12.47

Boys 110 Hurdles

6th Zachary Knight   Tam  15.62

Girls 200m

1st  Lilla McMillain   Tam  25.01

Boys 200m

2nd  Daniel Fortenko  Terra Linda  22.28

Girls 3200m

2nd Julia Maxwell  Branson  10:32.81  NEW 3200M MCAL RECORD                           BREAKING 30 YEAR OLD RECORD OF ROBYN MACSWAIN (BERRY)              TERRA LINDA  10:34.94 1982

Boys 3200m

2nd John Lawson  Drake  9:20.74

5th  Will Baker Robinson   Drake  9:2927

Girls Long Jump

2nd Jessica Rasmussan  Tam  18-04.75

Thanks to Terrence Bennett for his help with the results from MOC.

NCS Meet of Champions May 25 partial results

Meet of Champions   Friday May 25, 2012

FINALS  TOP 4 QUALIFY FOR STATE     Top 6 place and receive medals

Boys Shot Put

5th  Kristofors, Nick          12 San Marin             48-03.00    2  (4th place was 49-03.00)

Boys Triple Jump

6th  Baysinger, Deondre        12 Novato                45-00.00   3.6   1

Boys Pole Vault

5th  Kiles, August      10 Tamalpais        13-00.00  J13-06.00    2   (4th place was 13-06)

Preliminaries–   Marin athletes qualifying for Final

Boys 4 X 100m relay                                                                                                         7th  Terra Linda  ‘A’                              43.45q  heat 2

1) Silvestri, Christian 11                                     2) Walton, Sean 12                                3) Del Barrio, Daniel 12                                     4) Fortenko, Daniel 12

Boys 110m Hurdles

6th  Knight, Zachary           11 Tamalpais             15.39q -2.2 heat 3

Girls 100m

2nd  McMillan, Lilla           12 Tamalpais                12.03Q  1.9  heat 2

Boys 300m Hurdles

Knight, Zachary           11 Tamalpais                            Q

Girls 200m

McMillan, Lilla          12  Tamalpais                           Q

Boys 200m

Fortenko,Daniel       12  Terra Linda                           Q

Sign Up For RanMarin’s Summer Training Camp Before The June 2nd Deadline!

Email to sign up for Ran Marin’s Summer Training Program before the June 2nd Deadline!

See more information below about the program designed by coaches and past MCAL athletes Linda Broderick Gill, Liz Gill, and Nicci Fish.

Interested in seeing huge improvements in your Cross Country times?

Want to get in shape for a fall sport?

Try RanMarin’s Summer Build-Up Program.

This 8-week summer training program will be customized for each individual athlete depending on their goals and running history. Whether you’re a returning state champion or an 8th grader looking to make the High School Cross Country team, a unique training schedule is customized for you. The summer build-up is designed to build a strong aerobic base over the summer which will allow you to transition into the fall and carry you through the Championship season. You will not only get a training program designed specifically for you, but will have one-on-one access to coaches who will answer any questions or make any alterations necessary throughout the course of the build-up. This program also includes the option of meeting at least once a week in a group to workout and run together!

Who Should Join:

This program is specifically beneficial for any high school student looking to improve over all fitness and start the fall athletic season ahead of the pack. Living in the Bay Area and Marin will help with the weekly meet-ups, but you can participate in this program from anywhere!

About The RanMarin Coaches:

Nicci Fish: In her senior year at Marin Catholic Nicci won the MCAL and North Coast Section meets, and placed 4th at the California state cross country meet. In track and field she went on to win the MCAL mile and two-mile events, and placed 10th in the two- mile at the California state track meet, with a PR of 10:50. In 2003 she was the first female high school finisher and 23rd overall in the Dipsea race. Nicci was recruited to run Division 1 at Columbia University where she received a BA in History. She went on to serve in the Peace Corps in Honduras as a health volunteer specializing in family nutrition and youth development.

Liz Gill: Liz Gill started running her junior year of high school at Branson and was able to improve senior year through a commitment to a summer and winter build-up. She was recruited to run Division 1 at Columbia University and after receiving a BA in English and Creative Writing, also competed a 5th year at the University of Southern California while pursuing a master’s in Journalism. Liz is in her 3rd year of working as an Assistant Cross Country and Distance Track Coach at Branson High School. During her time as a coach, Liz has been a part of a program that has produced 3 consecutive individual MCAL titles in Cross Country, 2nd and 3rd place showings at MCAL Cross Country Meet for the Girls team, and individual MCAL and Class A Championship titles in Track. In addition to coaching, she has leadership experience working as a Backpacking/Volcano Boarding Guide in Central America. She is currently on track for a MS in Exercise Science/Kinesiology.

Linda Broderick Gill: Linda is currently a Marin Catholic High School Cross country coach. She is a USATF Certified Level 1 coach. She was the Head Cross Country Coach at The Branson School for six years and has been a Track distance coach for nine years. She was a volunteer cross country and track coach at Marin Catholic for one year. She was an assistant cross country and track coach at Drake High School for one and a half years. Linda competed in Cross Country and Track at Tamalpais HS and she won the CIF State mile in 1976. She went on to become a national class runner at UCLA. A highlight was being part of the UCLA Track and Field National Championship Team in 1977. Ms. Broderick Gill holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from UCLA.

What’s Included:

You get 8 weeks of summer training and daily access to coaches via email. You will also have the option of meeting with the coaches once a week for supervised runs or workouts. Participants will be included in a larger network of runners to workout and train with over the summer! You’ll also get a sweet RanMarin t-shirt!

Athlete Testimonials:

Check out the athletes below who have followed this build-up over summer or winter and seen dramatic improvements in their times and places the following season:


Rory Kuykendall
Sir Francis Drake HS
University of Montana/Chico State (D1/D2)
2001 Cross Country
1st place MCAL Championships
2nd place North Coast Section Championship Div lV New course record
3rd place CIF State Cross Country Meet Div lV
2002 Track
1600m 4:29.1
3200m 9:24.33 (previous PR 10:08)
3rd place NCS Meet of Champions 3200m
CIF State Championship Meet 3200m 24th place

Nicci Fish
Marin Catholic HS
Columbia University (D1)
2002 Cross Country
1st place MCAL Championships
1st place North Coast Section Championship Div lV
4th place CIF State Cross Country Championship Div lV (finished 35th in 2001)
Track 2003
1600m 5:08.7 (previous PR 6:00)
3200m 10:50.84 (previous PR 12:30)
1st place MCAL Championships 1600m
1st place MCAL Championships 3200m
4th place NCS Meet of Champions 3200m
10th place CIF State Championship Meet 3200m

Liz Gill
Branson HS
Columbia University (D1), 5th year USC (D1)
2003 Cross Country
2nd place North Coast Championship Div V
4th place CIF State Cross Country Championship Div V (2002 31st place)
2004 Track
800m 2:23.46
1600m 5:12.44 (previous PR 5:30)
3200m 11:13
2nd place MCAL Championships 800m
2nd place MCAL Championships 3200m
1st place NCS Class A Championships
10th place NCS Meet of Champions

Terrence Bennett
Branson HS
2005 Cross Country
5th place North Coast Championship Div V
26th place CIF State Cross Country Championship Div V (2004 50th place)
2006 Track
3200m 10:02.97 (previous PR 10:21.37)
5th place MCAL Championships 3200m
2nd place NCS Class A Championships 3200m
17th place NCS Meet of Champions 3200m

Steven Iglehart
Branson HS
Columbia University (D1)
2008 Cross Country
1st place North Coast Section Championship Div V
2nd place CIF State Cross Country Championship Div V Div 5 (2007 47th place)
2009 Track
1600m 4:29.79
3200m 9:20.95 (previous PR 9:34.8)
2nd place MCAL Championships 3200m
1st place NCS Class A Championships 3200m
6th place NCS Meet of Champions 3200m

Jenna Harris
Branson High School
2010 Track
400m 60.96
800m 2:20.05   (previous PR 2:30.8)
2nd place MCAL Championships 400m
3rd place MCAL Championships 800m
1st place NCS Class A Championships 800m
11th place NCS Meet of Champions 800m

Julia Maxwell
Branson High School
2012 Track
1600m 4:57.33 (previous PR 5:16.44)
3200m 10:27.99 (previous PR 11:30.50)

When does the Summer Build-Up Start:
June 11th-August 11th (excludes the week of 4th of July)
Cost: $200

Have any questions or want to sign up?? Email We look forward to hearing from you!!

NCS Class A Results

NCS Class A Results

NCS Class A Results

Marin Top 3 finishers

Girls 400m

3rd Yasmine Eichbaum          11 Marin Academ             60.56

Girls 1600m

3rd Teal Bullick              10 Justin-Siena           5:15.44

Girls 3200m

1st Julia Maxwell             10 Branson               10:42.50   NEW MEET RECORD

Girls 300m Hurdles

1st Kennedy McCone            12 Branson                  49.46   3  10

Girls High Jump

1st Devron Martin             10 Marin Academ           5-00.00

Girls Pole Vault

1st Natalie Avellar           10 Justin-Siena          10-00.00

3rd Megan Gafvert             10 Justin-Siena           9-00.00

Girls Long Jump

1st Isabel Jennings            9 Justin-Siena          17-07.00

Girls Triple Jump

3rd  Devron Martin             10 Marin Academ          32-03.50

Boys 800m

2nd Griffin Houtary           12 Justin-Siena           1:58.30

Boys 1600m

3rd James Kinney              10 Marin Academ           4:31.07

Boys 110m Hurdles

1st Berk Norman               12 Marin Academ             15.91

Last week at the MCAL Championships Julia Maxwell ran the 1600m in 4:57 to break the meet record of 5:06. The record was set 34 years ago in 1978 by Sarah Sweeney of MC.

NCS Redwood Empire Results

NCS Redwood Empire Meet Results  May 19, 2012

The Tam High Girls Team won the Redwood Empire Meet!                                    The Tam Girls also won the Redwood Empire Meet in 1976, 77, 78 & 79, then again in 83 and 84 according to former Tam coach, Bruce Grant

MCAL Top 3 finishers:

Girls 100m

1st  Lilla McMillan  Tam 12.17

Girls 200m

1st  Lilla McMillan Tam 24.63

2nd Jessica Rasmussen Tam 25.53

Girls 800m

3rd Hallie Brauner  Tam  2:19.43

Girls 3200m

2nd  Isabel Moon  Nov  11:31.94

Girls 4 X 100m relay

1st  Tam   48.31

3rd  Nov   50.81

Girls High Jump

2nd Gigi Galliani  MC  5-04.00

3rd  Paige Roberts  SR  5-04.00

Girls Pole Vault

3rd  Carissa Madson  Nov  10-06.00

Girls Long Jump

1st  Jessica Rasmussen  Tam  17-03.75

Boys 200m

1st  Daniel Fortenko TL  21.55

Boys 800m

3rd  Joey Morris  SR  1:59.39

Boys 1600m

2nd Clayton Hutchins  Drake  4:23.62

Boys 3200m

2nd John Lawson  Drake  9:24.51

Boys 110m Hurdles

2nd Zachary Knight  Tam  15.39

Boys 300m Hurdles

2nd Zachary Knight  Tam  40:55

Boys 4 X 100m Relay

1st TL  43.12

Boys 4 X 400m Relay

2nd Tam  3:28.45

Boys Pole Vault

2nd  August Kiles  Tam  13-00.00

Boys Long Jump

3rd  Ren Scypion  Tam  20-11.75

Boys Triple Jump

1st  Deondre Baysinger  Nov  46-00.00