New Photos Added to Gallery!
Take a look at photos from our meet at Gilbert HS on Wednesday, March 6th. Click the link at the top of the page to see many more photos from Kara Hendricks!
Stubbs Ranked 2nd in the US for Outdoor 1600m
Senior Rylan Stubbs ran his first 1600m race of the season on Saturday in 4:14.67, currently the second-fastest in the country, and only a half-second away from the nation-leading time. Stubbs will be racing the full mile at Chandler Rotary with the fastest milers in the Southwest on Saturday, the 23rd.
Both Boys and Girls Teams Victorious at Desert Tune-Up!
For the second consecutive year, both the boys and girls teams return from the Desert Tune-Up Invitational victorious. The girls' team won the meet with 146 points, ahead of the second-place team by 30 points. The boys' team won by an even greater margin, 56 points ahead of the runner-up team. CV athletes brought home a total of 32 medals. Outstanding!
The team competes next at the Red Mountain Rampage on Friday, March 22nd, and Chandler Rotary on Saturday, March 23rd!
First Week of Racing "In the Books!"
It was a great first week of competition for Campo Track and Field. Wednesday afternoon the boys and girls teams hosted Seton and Higley and demonstrated excellent character commitment and courage. Incredible effort and a lot of fun!
Friday the teams traveled to Queen Creek in one of the state's largest invitationals and made a big statement. Senior Jax Samford broke two school records, proving to be the fastest athlete in school history with an 11.04 100m dash, and a 22.37 200m dash. Freshman Sara Eltiste broke the school record in the 400m in her first HS track race ever, running 59.86. Isaac Burnett, Kaetlyn Blackburn, and Rylan Stubbs set state-qualifying marks in their events Friday night.
This week our athletes compete alongside Gilbert HS on Wednesday, and a select group will compete on Saturday morning at the Desert Tune-Up Invitational at Marana Mt View!
A sampling of photos from the Feb 27th track meet held at CV are now posted in our photos section. Big thanks to Kara Hendricks for the images. The page also includes a link to a site where you can view the complete set of photos!
Arizona Milesplit recently interviewed CV distance phenom Rylan Stubbs. Rylan discusses his most memorable racing experiences, his goals for the future, and pearls of wisdom he has picked up along the way. https://az.milesplit.com/articles/256610-no-shortcuts-to-success-for-stubbs
In a hard-fought battle with Arizona D2's top teams, the CV Boys finished third at the 2018 State Championships. A few injuries made this season a challenging one, but every athlete's efforts made this journey special. Kenny Edwards finished 8th, and Wyatt Hanson 15th, earning each of them a spot on the podium and a State medal.
The girls team improved upon their 2017 placement at the State Championships by finishing 8th despite losing a teammate to illness. Sophomore Kaitlyn Bowe finished second-team all-state with a tremendous final race of the official season. Predicted to finish 25th, Kaitlyn took home the 14th medal. Kaitlyn later ran a 50-second personal best of 19:24 at NXR.
All of the athletes strived to put their best foot forward this season, and enjoy the journey at each workout and race. The season was loaded with personal victories as athletes overcame many new challenges. It was definitely a season of growth for the CV Cross Country program!
Boys Earn 4th Consecutive Sectional Championship, Girls Runner-Up
The CV Boys Cross Country team won their 4th consecutive Sectional Championship on Wednesday morning and the CV Girls team were Sectional Runner-Up! Junior Kenny Edwards ran to a swift individual victory and earned the title of Sectional Champion! The CV Boys placed 4 athletes in the top 6 and was carried to victory by senior Lucas Padilla who rounded out the scoring 5 with a personal best time of 17:39 on the hilly 3.2-mile course! The girls team put 2 runners in the top-10. Kaitlyn Bowe 8th and freshman Sara Eltiste 10th. Pictures are posted here. The boys and girls teams move on to the State Championships next Saturday where they aim to earn the lowest combined team placements in school history.
Boys & Girls Teams Earn Runner-Up Honors at Gilbert District Meet
Wed, Oct 17th was the 20th running of the Gilbert "City Meet" at Freestone Park. The boys took second with 25 points earned by Xavier Fellin, Wyatt Hanson, Kenny Edwards, and Christian Tamura. The girls team also finished second with 31 points earned by individual champ Sara Eltiste, Kaitlyn Bowe, Olivia Callaghan, and Layne Farrow. Congrats CV athletes!
Boys 5th, Girls 10th at Titan Invitational
Sophomores Wyatt Hanson and Kaitlyn Bowe led the way for the Coyotes on Friday morning, finishing 12th and 16th in their respective races. The team concludes the regular season on Wednesday Oct 17th at Freestone Park. Click here for more info!