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Weekly Highlights Feb 1-6 - Bullis lowers all-time indoor 4x400 county record to 3:46.68

Private School Invitational

Meet Results Meet History

Feature: Dunston Organizes 10th Private School Invitational
(and notes about Last Track to Philly)




Montgomery County Highlights from Virginia Tech Invitational
Bullis Girls Set All-Time Montgomery County Indoor Record for 4x4 - 3:50.58

Shyheim Wright Interview

Not only is he Montgomery County's best-ever indoor hurdler, but he has also risen to the top of the county in both the sprints and jumps. He has been a member of a Northwest boys team that is seeking its third straight indoor title this year. Here's Mocorunning with Northwest's own Shyheim Wright.




**Updated** 2017 Indoor Track County Championship Record Book     All County Championship Results

Girls Recap: Northwest 118 Points
Boys Recap: Northwest 140 Points


Mocorunning County Championship Prediction Competition Results

    Mocorunning Pre-Meet Poll Results: Boys Girls



Bi-Weekly Highlights - Time Period of 1/4/2016 - 1/17/2016

2016 Montgomery Invitational

Results   Highlights   History

Feature: Rogers Successfully Organizes 15th Montgomery Invitational

Masai Russell of Bullis clocked 1:13.72 500m, an all-time Montgomery County record. Shyheim Wright of Northwest lowered season best 55-meter hurdles to 7.39, a new meet record.




Mocorunning is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Fred Joyce, a true Montgomery County coaching legend. Just this past year, Joyce was inducted into the Gaithersburg High School Athletics Hall of Fame for his coaching contributions to football and track & field between 1964 and 2010. He coached seven state championship track teams and four state finalists (runners-up). He coached all aspects of track but specialized in field events and throwing events in particular. In the jumps and throws alone, he coached more than 40 individual state champions. In 2009, he was voted by his peers as a Mocorunning.com coach of the decade, but it just as easily could have been called a lifetime achievement recognition. He is also in the Maryland High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame. This Article was published on Mocorunning in 2007 when Joyce stepped away from teaching physical education and away from a leading roll with the track team, but he continued to volunteer his expertise for a number of years. Joyce's coaching career influenced an enormous number of people, and indeed his coaching influenced the creator of this website. May he rest in peace and always be remembered as one of the greats.



Montgomery Invitational 2016 Performance List Meet History

Weekly Highlights 12/20/2015 - 1/3/2016 (2 weeks)
MCPS Meet #3 Results : 4 Boys + 6 Girls New County #1's

Ciciely Davy (AE) 5:08.4 1600m, Keila Robertson (CZM), Justina Ababio (Cburg) 37-01.50 Shot Put moved up Mocorunning's "Since 2006" Girls Indoor Track Leaderboard

Northwest's Josh Netterville clocked 6.53 in the 55m dash. Shrestha (WM) Bikim (QO), D'Elia (QO) leapt 6-02 in high jump. Donovan Beckett-Simms (SV) doubled in LJ and TJ. Liam Walsh (QO) 2:00.1 800m.

Keila Robertson (Magruder): 17-10.50 Long Jump, 37-03.00 Triple Jump is an all-time great jumping double performance


County Top Performances and Highlights Week of December 13
Masai Russell (Bullis) 39.42 300m, Rohann Asfaw (RM) 9:27.55 2-Mile, Abigail Green (WJ) 11:14.12 2-Mile

Clarksburg Girls, Northwest Boys win Howard County Invitational
39' Triple Jumps from Taylor Wright (Northwest) & Alexus Pyles (Clarksburg)

MCPS Meet #2 Results

Giant leaps from Ty Mason of Blake (22-06.25 LJ) and Donovan Beckett-Simms of Seneca Valley (45-01.00 TJ) are among the best ever indoors in Montgomery County. Mason's long jump was the best in at least a decade by a MoCo junior. Einstein's Ciciely Davy recorded the fastest 3200m (11:10.2) in MoCo in the month of December in at least 20 years. Fast 4x200 relays by Northwest boys (1:32.83) and Clarksburg girls (1:46.22) concluded the meet.

Photo from Angele Fitch-Solomon


MCPS Meet #1 Results

Many of the expected top returning athletes were in action including Shyheim Wright of Northwest in the 55-meter hurdles (7.49) and Alexus Pyles in the triple jump (38-01) and 55m (7.3h). Wright's hurdle time is the best mark in MoCo in 16 years (excluding his own marks from last year).

Other big marks included 17-07.00 Long Jump from Cierra Pyles (Clarksburg), 36-03.75 Shot Put from Anelle Tarke (Gaithersburg), 6.3h 55m and 21-02.75 LJ from Josh Netterville (Northwest), 1:08.7 500m from William Ryba (Whitman), and 4:33.7 1600m from Liam Walsh (QO).


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NXN Southeast Highlights:

Good Counsel placed fifth with five guys under 16:16! Probably the best MoCo team performance ever.
RM's Rohann Asfaw missed qualifying for nationals by one spot: sixth in 15:21.1, #5 fastest MoCo 5k of past decade.
Paint Branch's Bethlehem Taye took home 5k PR: 18:08.1, #8 fastest MoCo 5k of past decade.
Walter Johnson girls took 8th in championship race, five positions better than last year.

Footlocker Northeast Highlights:

Poolesville freshman Nandini Satsangi was 49th in 19:40.6 in championship race
Blake's James Newport took 98th in 17:12.4 in championship race

Mocorunning NXN & FL Preview by Ryun Anderson




Credit: Ken Lambert, Journal '91

Mocorunning's All-Decade XC Team of the 90's

~Part of an ongoing effort to put the history of the sport online~

Pascal Dobert of Whitman (pictured left) and Sally Glynn of Walter Johnson (pictured right) qualified for cross country nationals in the 90's, setting them apart from all the rest. Read on to learn more about MoCo cross country in the 1990's.

Credit: Bill Wood, Journal '93



State Threepeats for Good Counsel Boys, Walter Johnson Girls
Final Season Rankings 11/15/2015


Photo by Brian Crilly




A year ago, Flo Groberg handed out medals at the Montgomery County XC Championship. Watch President Obama award a medal to Flo.

Need a motivational speech? Look no further than President Barrack Obama's speech about a runner from Walter Johnson High School who went on to greatness as a captain in the US Army.



Good Counsel Boys Score Perfect 15, Girls 19 at MoCo Private School Champs: Recap
Updated Rankings 11/07/2015

Green and Asfaw Continue MoCo Dominance at 4A West Regional


Abigail Green, WJ, 19:01.4, 20 second margin of victory

Rohann Asfaw, RM, 16:02.9, 27 second margin of victory

Montgomery County State Qualifiers:

4A West Boys
Wootton
B-CC
Northwest
Walter Johnson
Winston Churchill
Richard Montgomery
Quince Orchard

Boys individuals:
Michael Abebe (Northwood)
Ben Gersch (Whitman)
Josh Engels (Whitman)
Simeon Mussie (Einstein)
Emanuel Villanueva (Gaithersburg)
4A West Girls
Walter Johnson
B-CC
Whitman
Winston Churchill
Richard Montgomery
Quince Orchard
Einstein

Girls individuals:
Grace Dellapa, (Wootton)
Madeline Grainger, (Wootton)
Sofia Zarate (Northwest)
4A North Boys
Sherwood
Paint Branch
Boys individuals
Moti Heda (Springbrook)
4A North Girls
Paint Branch
Sherwood

3A West Boys
Ben Macek, Cameron Horst (Damascus)

3A West Girls
Poolesville
Damascus
3A South Boys
Blake
Wheaton
Boys individuals
Adam Sarsony, (Rockville)
Justin Travis, (Rockville)

3A South Girls
Blake
Magruder
Girls individuals
Waderlise Franco de la Rosa (Watkins Mill)
Gelila Hailemariam (Wheaton)




County Championship Videos Courtesy of Benji Bock and Wootton Crew: Girls Boys
County Championship Prediction Competition Results: Preseason Premeet

Around the County Week 9     Updated Individual Rankings 11/01/2015

MoCo Championship Recap: Walter Johnson Girls Win 8th County Title, Wootton Boys Win 1st



Abigail Green (WJ) Broke Course Record, 18:04.8

Rohann Asfaw (RM) Ran Away with Win in 15:34.9

Summary of County Champions         History of Montgomery County Championship Meet with Results

County Championship Poll Results: BOYS GIRLS     County Championship Projections: BOYS GIRLS


WCAC Championship Recap: Good Counsel Boys Win Third Straight





Updated Rankings 10/19/2015     Around the County Week 7
Blair Girls, Einstein Boys Hoist Consortia Cups


Photo by Mark Shonkwiler

Photo by Shana Grossman




Consortia XC Championships Preview

Northwood's Michael Abebe and Paint Branch's Bethlehem Taye are heavily favored. Can they be toppled on Northwood's challenging course?

Northwood will recognize the 40th anniversary of the first girls cross country state championship meet in Maryland which took place in 1975. Northwood won that first girls state title with 73 points by taking three of the first four positions. The first individual female state champion was Mary Walsh of Northwood who completed the 2.5 mile course at the Naval Academy in 15:07, a victory by 53 seconds over the second place runner. The coach of that team was Dan Reeks, who remains a track and cross country coach in Montgomery County to this day.




Glory Days Invitational Recap   Around the County Week 6

Updated Individual Rankings 10/11/2015


Good Counsel Boys 3rd Place - Photo by Brian Crilly

B-CC Girls 3rd Place - Photo by Chad Young




MoCo Girls Cross Country Divisions

B-CC

5-0

Walter Johnson

4-1

Einstein

2-3

R. Montgomery

2-3

Whitman

2-3

Churchill

0-5

Wootton

5-0

Sherwood

4-1

Northwest

3-2

Poolesville

2-3

Q. Orchard

1-4

Paint Branch

0-5

Clarksburg

4-1*

Blair

4-1

Blake

4-1

Gaithersburg

2-3

Northwood

1-4

Springbrook

0-5

Damascus

6-0

Seneca Valley

5-1

Magruder

4-2

Watkins Mill

3-3

Rockville

2-4

Kennedy

1-5

Wheaton

0-6

MoCo Boys Cross Country Divisions

Churchill

5-0

B-CC

4-1

Walter Johnson

3-2

Whitman

1-4

Einstein

1-4

R. Montgomery

1-4

Wootton

5-0

Northwest

4-1

Q. Orchard

3-2

Sherwood

2-3

Paint Branch

1-4

Poolesville

0-5

Blair

5-0

Blake

4-1

Clarksburg

3-2

Springbrook

2-3

Gaithersburg

1-4

Northwood

0-5

Wheaton

6-0

Rockville

5-1

Damascus

4-2

Magruder

3-3

Watkins Mill

1-5

Kennedy

1-5

Seneca Valley

1-5


*Clarksburg girls win Division 3 on fewest combined points tiebreaker. C-98. JHB-109. MB-111.

  • In the event of a tie, the team that has defeated the other team(s) with which it is tied will be the champion.
  • If there is still a tie, then the tie will be broken by the lowest combined points scored in division meets.
  • If a tie still remains, the largest combined margin of victory among the teams that are tied will be used.



    Updated Individual Rankings 10/4/2015     Around the County Week 5

    In honor of Clarksburg's six second spread in a dual meet, Mocorunning is Geekin' Out Over XC Spreads

    Around the County Week 4


    Michael Abebe (6th) and Liam Walsh (8th) at DCXC

    Emily Murphy (WJ) 18:50 at DCXC




    Oatlands Invitational Recap & Around the County


    Claudia Wendt, Good Counsel

    Jack Wavering, Good Counsel

    Abbey Green, Walter Johnson

    Rohann Asfaw, R. Montgomery




    Mocorunning's Preseason XC Poll Results

    Rohann Asfaw from Richard Montgomery High School (only a junior) is the fan favorite on The Boys' Side. B-CC topped the fan voting for boys teams.

    Rising sophomore Abigail Green from Walter Johnson is the preseason fan favorite while the Walter Johnson girls team is favored according to Mocorunning's fans.

    Alternatively, Mocorunning's Preseason Rankings have been frozen since November 2014 and will be updated September 13.



    From Friends at RunWashington:   All-RunWashington Team   Grace Dellapa Feature  

    2015 Mocorunning XC Preseason Tour

    Final Thoughts and a Tour Through Time - By Kevin Milsted

    Towpath Intervals with Churchill: Core senior boys rise from freshman anonymity

    2-Mile Time Trial with Whitman: Sami King and Ben Gersh Lead XC Race; R.I.P. WMAL Towers?

    5k Time Trial with Wootton: Grace Dellapa leads girls, 32 second top five spread for boys

    Hill Repeats with Paint Branch: 11:01 3200-meter runner Bethlehem Taye aims for sub-18 5k




    Mocorunning revised its Athletes to Watch Standards. See Analysis: Boys Girls Relays

    2014-2015 School Year Front Page Summary

  • Recent Results
    DateMeet
    2016-02-06Private School Invitational
    2016-02-05Armory Track Invitational
    2016-02-044A West Regional
    2016-02-043A West Regional
    2016-01-30Virginia Tech Invitational
    2016-01-29Episcopal Invitational
    2016-01-20MCPS Championship
    2016-01-16PG Invitational
    2016-01-16Dickinson HS Meet #2
    2016-01-16Liberty Flames Invitational
    Upcoming Events
    DateMeet
    2016-02-13Last Track to Philly
    2016-02-13Hoxton Invitational
    2016-02-163A State Championship
    2016-02-164A State Championship
    2016-02-19Jesuit Invitational
    2016-02-21Kentucky Invitational
    2016-03-11NB Indoor Nationals
    2016-05-11Montgomery Co. TF Championship


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