The Stanford Invitational is one of the biggest high school meets in the country. Competitive teams come from Southern California and several states.to race against the best runners in the country.
The Drake Boys Team and the Branson Girls Team competed in the Seeded Races. In the Boys race John Lawson.running at Stanford for the first time, ran a gutsy race to finish 4th in 15:19 (4:56). John’s time was the 3rd fastest by a runner from California at the meet. Clayton Hutchins ran strong to finish in 30th place running 16:08. The team placed 25th. In the Girls race Julia Maxwell ran a smart race to finish 4th in 17:25 (5:37). Julia’s time was the fastest time run by a CA athlete at the meet. Her teammate Anna Harleen ran a great race to finish in 12th in 18:36 (6:00). The team placed 14th.
In the Div lll Boys race Redwood’s Fred Huxham ran a strong race to finish 4th in 16:04 (5:11). Freshman Andy Ehrenberg ran 16:56 to place 36th. The team placed 8th. In the Girls race Isabel Moon of Novato ran a great race to finish 18th in 19:37 (6:20). The team finished 16th. Redwood’s Megan Bordes ran 19:50 to place 21st and lead her team to a 3rd place finish. Her teammate Sophie Epstein ran 20:18 (6:32)
In the Div lV Boys race the San Rafael Boys Team placed 9th. The team was led by Joey Morris who ran 16:30 to place 16th. Dominic Lecouturier of Marin Catholic led his team to a 23rd place finish, Dominic ran 17:25 to place 83rd. Chris Stapp led Terra Linda to a 29th place finish, Chris placed 116th in 17:49. In the Girls race Jordan Allen of Marin Catholic was the top finisher, she ran 19:53 to finish 17th. The team placed 20th. Kaitlin McKeogh of Terra Linda ran 21:19 to place 81st. Her team placed 24th.
Marin Academy runners finished 1st and 2nd in the Div 5 Boys race. Trevor Reinhart ran a strong race to finish 1st in 16:17 (5:15) and James Kinney also ran a great race to finish 2nd in 16:26. The team placed 4th. In the Girls race Bevin McCullough led the team with a 9th place finish in 20:42 (6:40). The Girls team also finished 4th.
Full results can be found at http://www.rtspt.com/events/stanford/xcinvite12/