Archive for October, 2013

Thriller in the Hills: Tech Cross Country Splits with Skyline

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Personal records fell left and right as OAL co-favorites Oakland Tech and Skyline tangled in a hilly race under ideal conditions.  Led by Adam Gardere, who led wire-to-wire for the individual win, the Tech boys’ team claimed 6 of the top 7 spots to win by a solid margin, 17-42.  The day’s most impressive performance was turned in by sophomore Matthew Trueblood who completed three tough laps with a strong kick and energy to spare.

On the girls’ side, despite an exciting victory by freshman Johanna Ross, Skyline prevailed by the slimmest of margins 27-28.  The teams will meet again on November 20 with the Oakland Athletic League title on the line.


Local Olympian to visit Tech Cross Country

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Magdalena Lewy Boulet

Magdalena Lewy Boulet, a word class runner and coach, will join one of her protégés, Chelsea Reilly, as guest speakers at Oakland Tech’s cross country practice on Monday, October 28.  Magda, born in Poland and a U.S. citizen since 2001 was a 2008 U.S. Olympic marathoner (Beijing), and a member of the American teams that won the bronze medal at the 2010 and 2011 World Cross Country Championships.  (more…)

Bulldogs Dominate Castlemont in OAL Debut Race

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

In their first OAL race of the season, both Boys and Girls teams swept the top spots in the hilly 3.1 mile race versus Castlemont High School.  The Girls team, led by freshman Johanna Ross and senior Fiona Gregg, took the top 8 spots in the race.  The Boys, led by returning OAL champion Adam Gardere, claimed 15 of the top 16 spots.  The race served as an excellent tune-up for next week’s showdown with chief rival Skyline High School.

  Girls Varsity Race
1 Johanna Ross  25:58
2 Fiona Gregg  26:11
3 Tiffany Huang  29:42
4 Margaret Bratt  29:47
5 Sophie Schafer  29:59
6 Lindsay Chan  30:03
7 Haley McLeod  30:05
8 Tali Burry-Schnepp  30:29


Boys Varsity Race
1 Adam Gardere  21:54
2 Luke Maier  22:15
3 Mac Bissell  22:16
4 Jack Peck-Kriss  22:44
5 Matthew Murphy  23:37
6 Cheyenne Jacobson  23:44
7 Simon Filippenko  24:11
8 Joseph Harmon  24:47
9 Declan Mages  25:07
10 William Rowcliff  25:10
11 Rafi Cohn-Gruenwald  25:52
12 Koby Cobb-Vialet  25:55
13 Jake Lettieri  26:11
15 Adrian Napolitano  26:33
16 Jordan White  28:33