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September 9, 2016

De La Rosa Takes Individual Title at Palomar

On Friday, September 9th, the Santiago Canyon cross country teams competed within a field of 16 community colleges at the Palomar Invitational held at Guajome Park in Oceanside. 

The Lady Hawks placed 5th within the team competition as they earned wins against conference rivals Fullerton, Golden West, and Santa Ana.  Wins were also recorded versus regional rivals Pasadena, El Camino, West Los Angeles, Imperial valley, San Diego City, San Diego Southwestern, and College of the Desert. 

The Lady Hawks were again led by standout sophomore team captain Gabrielle De La Rosa who fought her way to a 1st place overall finish to take the Individual Title within the women's field of 98 competitors.  Rounding out the Top-5 scoring for the Lady Hawks were Jasmine Nunez (23rd place), Andrea Godsey (47th place), Fatima Partida (67th place), and Victoria Castillo (81st place).

The SCC men's team only competed a partial squad for this competition.  The Running Hawks were led by sophomore team captain David Adan who placed 29th overall within the men's field of 138 runners.  Also representing the Running hawks were David Zavala (69th place), Tommy Potter (113th place), and Kyle Potter (125th place).

The Running Hawks will next compete this Friday, September 16th, at the Southern California Preview Meet hosted by the Orange Empire Conference at Irvine Regional Park in Orange (directly across the street from our SCC campus).

 

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September 2, 2016

Running Hawks Open Season at Ventura Invitational

 

On Friday, September 2nd, the Santiago Canyon cross country teams opened their season by competing within a field of 12 teams at the Ventura Invitational held at Arroyo Verde Park. 

The Lady Hawks were led by individual medalist Gabrielle De La Rosa who placed 2nd overall in the field of 63 individual competitors.  Her time of 21-minutes 18-seconds marked a nearly 2-minute improvement over her freshman year mark on the extremely challenging Arroyo Verde Park course. 

The Running Hawks men were led by sophomore team captain David Adan who finished in 23rd place with a time of 24-minutes 41-seconds.  There were 86 individual competitors within the men's race.

 

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October 9, 2015

Running Hawks Compete Within Elite Field At Brubaker Invitational

On Friday, October 9th, the SCC cross country teams competed in a field of 11 community colleges at the Howard Brubaker Invitational held at the Irvine Regional Park in Orange. 

The SCC men's team placed 6th overall as they recorded wins against the squads from El Camino, Fullerton, Long Beach, Golden West, and Palomar.  Standout sophomore Forrest Riley was an individual medalist in the event and led the way for the Running Hawks as he placed 10th within the field of 94 competitors.  Rounding out the scoring unit for the men's team were David Adan (17th place), Juan Garcia (42nd place), Hayden Ortiz (49th place), Joshua Sappington (52nd place), Juan Toledo (55th place), and Tommy Potter (74th place).

The SCC women's team placed 7th in the scoring as they recorded wins against the squads from Fullerton, Long Beach, Golden West, and Grossmont.  The Lady Hawks were led by individual medalist freshman Gabrielle De La Rosa who placed 9th within the field of 73 competitors.  Rounding out the scoring unit for the Lady Hawks were Beatriz Aguilar (16th place), Jessica Mora (46th place), Jasmine Nunez (48th place), Rosa Retiguin (54th place), Raquel Alvarado (56th place), and Samantha Imfeld (60th place). 

 

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October 2, 2015

Hawks Men Take Runner-Up At Foothill Invitational

On Friday, October 2nd, the SCC cross country teams competed in a field of 6 community colleges at the Foothill Invitational held at the San Bernardino Soccer Complex in Highland. 

The SCC men's team placed 2nd in the team scoring behind host college San Bernardino Valley.  The Running Hawks recorded wins against the squads from Chaffey, East Los Angeles, Victor Valley, and College of the Desert.  Leading the way for the Hawks was the trio of freshman David Adan (11th place) and sophomores Juan Garcia (13th place) and Forrest Riley (14th place).  Rounding out the scoring unit for the men's team were Hayden Ortiz (25th place), Juan Toledo (26th place), Taylor Vigil (27th place), and Joshua Sappington (32nd place).

The SCC women's team placed 4th overall in the scoring as they recorded wins against the squads from Victor Valley and College of the Desert.  The Lady Hawks were led by their two individual medalists freshman Gabrielle De La Rosa (6th place) and sophomore Beatriz Aguilar (7th place).   Rounding out the scoring unit for the Lady Hawks were Jasmine Nunez (18th place), Jessica Mora (23rd place), Samantha Imfeld (33rd place), Rosa Retiguin (39th place), and Raquel Alvarado (40th place). 

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September 25, 2015

Freshmen Lead the Way for Hawks at Golden West Invite

On Friday, September 25th, the SCC cross country teams competed in a field of 18 community colleges at the Golden West Invitational held at Central Park in Huntington Beach. 

The SCC women's team placed 9th overall in the scoring as they recorded wins against the squads from Fullerton, Golden West, Palomar, Grossmont, Santa Monica, Oxnard, West Los Angeles, Imperial Valley, and College of the Desert.  The Lady Hawks were led by freshman Gabrielle De La Rosa (38th place) and sophomore Beatriz Aguilar (56th place).   Rounding out the scoring unit for the Lady Hawks were Jasmine Nunez (73rd place), Jessica Mora (74th place), Samantha Imfeld (93rd place), Raquel Alvarado (108th place), and Danielle Torres (112th place).  There were 121 runners within the field of individual competitors.

The SCC men's team placed 11th in the team scoring as they recorded wins against the squads from Golden West, Oxnard, East Los Angeles, Imperial Valley, Palomar, and College of the Desert.  The Running Hawks were led by the duo of freshman David Adan (30th place) and sophomore Forrest Riley (52nd place).  Rounding out the scoring unit for the Running Hawks were Juan Toledo (74th place), Juan Garcia (83rd place), Hayden Ortiz (113th place), Joshua Sappington (117th place), and Taylor Vigil (133rd place).  There were 180 runners within the field of individual competitors.

 

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September 18, 2015

Running Hawks Face-Off Against The State's Top Teams

On Friday, September 18th, the SCC cross country teams competed in a field of 33 community colleges at the Southern California Regional Preview held at Mission Bay Park in San Diego. 

The SCC men's team produced their best race of the young season as they placed 17th in the team scoring.  Notable wins were recorded against the teams from Fullerton, Bakersfield, Chaffey, Citrus, Long Beach, Moorpark, Oxnard, Palomar, Pasadena, and Ventura.  The Running Hawks were again led by freshman David Adan who placed 57th within the field of 326 competitors.  Rounding out the scoring unit for the Running Hawks were Juan Garcia (94th place), Forrest Riley (142nd place), Hayden Ortiz (184th place), Josh Sappington (201st place), Taylor Vigil (231st place), and Juan Toledo (232nd place).

The SCC women's team placed 19th overall in the scoring as they recorded notable wins against a number of programs including Fullerton, Saddleback, Cuesta, Moorpark, Oxnard, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, and Victor Valley.  The Lady Hawks were led by standout freshman Gabrielle De La Rosa who placed 21st within the field of 231 competitors.   Rounding out the scoring unit for the Lady Hawks were Beatriz Aguilar (81st place), Jasmine Nunez (136th place), Jessica Mora (162nd place), Raquel Alvarado (202nd place), Samantha Imfeld (210th place), and Danielle Torres (225th place).

 

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September 11, 2015

Running Hawks Compete At Palomar Invitational

On Friday, September 11th, the SCC cross country teams competed in a field of thirteen community colleges at the Palomar Invitational held at Guajome Park in Oceanside. 

The SCC women's team placed 4th overall in the scoring as they recorded wins over the squads from Palomar, Fullerton, Golden West, Cuyamaca, Imperial Valley, San Diego City, West Los Angeles, and College of the Desert.  The Lady Hawks were led by individual medalists Gabrielle De La Rosa (5th place) and Beatriz Aguilar (12th place).  Rounding out the scoring unit for the Lady Hawks were Jasmine Nunez (21st place), Jessica Mora (30th place), Raquel Alvarado (45th place), Danielle Torres (54th place), and Samantha Imfeld (55th place).

The SCC men's team placed 8th in the team scoring as they recorded wins against the squads from Golden West, Imperial Valley, Palomar, San Diego City, and College of the Desert.  The Running Hawks were led by the freshmen duo of David Adan (44th place) and Juan Toledo (45th place).  Rounding out the scoring unit for the Running Hawks were Josh Sappington (53rd place), Forrest Riley (55th place), Juan Garcia (58th place), Taylor Vigil (65th place), and River De La Vega (89th place).

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September 4, 2015

Lady Hawks Take Title At Ventura Invitational

On Friday, September 4th, the SCC cross country teams competed in a field of six community colleges at the Ventura Invitational held at Arroyo Verde Park. 

The SCC women's team won the Invitational Title with their first place finish over the teams from Moorpark, Oxnard, Santa Monica, Ventura, and West Los Angeles.  The Lady Hawks were led by Gabrielle De La Rosa (5th place), Beatriz Aguilar (7th place), Jasmine Nunez (12th place), Jessica Mora (13th place), and Danielle Torres (22nd place).

The SCC men's team placed 5th in the team scoring as they earned their lone victory against the squad from Moorpark College.  The Running Hawks were led by David Adan (11th place), Juan Garcia (19th place), Juan Toledo (21st place), Taylor Vigil (24th place), and River De La Vega (40th place).

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November 20, 2013

Hawks Compete in So Cal Regionals

Santa Clarita, CA - The SCC Running Hawks competed this past week at the Southern California Regional Cross Country Championships held at Central Park in Santa Clarita. 
 
The Lady Hawks were led by sophomore Lindsey Meng who earned an individual qualifying berth into the California State Championships.  Meng place 54th overall within the field of 201 competitors.  The other Top-5 scorers for the Lady Hawks were Chloe Reeves (116th place), Asiria Ramirez (131st place), Terra Moore (151st place), and Erica Embro (155th place).  The Lady Hawks completed their season with a final regional ranking of 24th.
 
The SCC men's cross country team finished their season with a final regional ranking of 28th.  The Hawks were led by freshman Alan Esparza who finished in 139th place within the field of 200 competitors.  The other Top-5 scorers for the Hawks were Sergio Trejo-Alvarado (164th place), Sebastian Ramirez (165th place), David Hernandez (189th place), and Raymond Adams (194th place).
 
Lindsey Meng will be representing Santiago Canyon College at the State Cross Country Championships this Saturday, November 23rd, at Woodward Park in Fresno.


 

 
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​November 15, 2013

Hawks Compete in OEC Championships

Orange, CA - Sophomore cross country team captain Chloe Reeves was recognized as a 1st Team All-Conference Selection after her 6th place finish at the Orange Empire Conference Cross Country Championship. Reeves led the Lady Hawks to a 5th place team finish and a qualifying berth into the Southern California Regional Championships. Other top performers for the Lady Hawks were Lindsey Meng (23rd place), Asiria Ramirez (35th place), Chloe Santa Maria de Toscano (43rd place), and Terra Moore (48th place).

 

The SCC men's cross country team finished in 6th place at the Orange Empire Conference Championship. The Hawks were led by freshman Alan Esparza who finished in 31st place. Other top performers for the Hawks were David Hernandez (35th place), Sebastian Ramirez (37th place), Raymond Adams (45th place), and Sergio Trejo-Alvarado (52nd place). The men's team was selected to receive an "at-large" berth into the Southern California Regional Championship based on the strength of their regular season competition record.

 


 

 
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October 16, 2013

Chloe Reeves Named to Academic All-State Team

Sophomore, Chloe Reeves of the SCC Women’s Cross Country Team was recognized as a member of the CCCAA Academic All-State Cross Country​​ Team for the 2012-13 academic year.  Reeves was a regional qualifer for the SCC Cross Country team and has a GPA of 3.72. Congratulations Chloe!


 

 

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​October 11, 2013

Running Hawks Finish 7th and 8th in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA - On Friday, October 11th, the SCC cross country teams competed within a field of 11 colleges at the Santa Barbara Invitational held at Leadbetter Beach/Shoreline Park.

The SCC Lady Hawks placed 7th overall with victories recorded against Antelope Valley, Santa Monica, Long Beach, and Allan Hancock.  The women’s squad was led by a pair of top-20 finishers in Chloe Reeves (16th place) and Lindsey Meng (20th place).  Asiria Ramirez (39th place), Erica Embro (47th), Chloe Santa Maria de Toscano (62nd), Emily Lobo (64th), and Kylie Bentley (68th) completed the scoring unit for the Lady Hawks.  There were a total of 89 competitors in the women’s race field.

The SCC men’s team placed 8th overall with victories recorded against Bakersfield, Antelope Valley, and Long Beach.  Freshman Alan Esparza led the way for the Running Hawks with his 28th place finish.  The remainder of the scoring unit for the Running Hawks was comprised of Sebastian Ramirez (42nd place), David Hernandez (51st), Raymond Adams (54th), Drake Rogers (64th), Ryan Figueroa (70th), and Sergio Trejo-Alvarado (73rd).  There were a total of 101 competitors in the men’s race field.

 


 

 
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September 27, 2013

Hawks Run the Golden West Invitational

Huntington Beach, CA - On Friday, September 27th, the SCC cross country teams competed against a field of 22 community colleges at the Golden West Invitational held at Central Park in Huntington Beach.
 
The women's team placed 10th overall – earning victories against Golden West, Saddleback, Rio Hondo, El Camino, Santa Monica, Moorpark, Cuyamaca, LA Valley, College of the Desert, East LA, West LA, and Compton. The Lady Hawks were led by their trio of sophomore team captains Chloe Reeves (19:43), Lindsey Meng (20:19), and Asiria Ramirez (20:50) who placed 21st, 38th, and 55th respectively within the field of 161 competitors. Emily Lobo (22:27, 107th place), Erica Embro (22:53, 115th place), Ashley Littlefield (22:58, 117th place), and Kelly Prinzing (23:53, 128th place) completed the Top-7 scoring for the Lady Hawks.
 
The men’s team placed 13th overall – earning victories against Golden West, Fullerton, Rio Hondo, Compton, College of the Desert, and West Los Angeles. The Running Hawks were led by the trio of David Hernandez (22:01), Sebastian Ramirez (22:25), and Raymond Adams (22:25) who placed 55th, 77th, and 78th respectively within the field of 177 competitors. Alan Esparza (22:51, 94th place), Drake Rogers (23:39, 115th place), Sergio Trejo-Alvarado (24:01, 126th place), and Ryan Figueroa (25:02, 145th place) completed the Top-7 scoring for the Hawks.

 


 

 
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September 25, 2013

Cross Country Finishes 4th at Foothill Invite

Ontario, CA - On Friday, September 20th, the SCC cross country teams competed within a field of 11 community colleges at the Foothill Invitational held at Guasti Regional Park in Ontario. 
 
The women's team placed 4th overall – earning victories against Golden West, Citrus, Rio Hondo, Victor Valley, San Bernardino Valley, College of the Desert, and West Los Angeles.  The Lady Hawks were led by Top-10 performances from sophomore team captains Chloe Reeves and Lindsey Meng who placed 4th and 7th overall in the field of 93 competitors.  Reeves and Meng completed the 5,000 meter course in times of 19:25 and 19:30 respectively.  Asiria Ramirez (19th place), Chloe Santa Maria de Toscano (42nd place), Emily Lobo (45th place), Ashley Littlefield (51st place), and Kelly Prinzing (56th place) completed the Top-7 scoring unit for the Lady Hawks.
 
The men’s team also placed 4th overall – earning victories against Golden West, Citrus, Rio Hondo, Victor Valley, San Diego City, College of the Desert, and West Los Angeles.  The Running Hawks were led by the pack running of sophomore David Hernandez (23rd place) and freshmen Raymond Adams (25th place) and Alan Esparza (28th place) who completed the 4-mile course in times of 22:26, 22:30, and 22:36 respectively.  Sebastian Ramirez (33rd place), Drake Rogers (48th place), Ryan Figueroa (53rd place), and Sergio Trejo-Alvarado (55th place) completed the Top-7 scoring unit for the Hawks.
 
  
           
  
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 September 13, 2013

Hawks Run at So Cal Preview

Santa Clarita, CA - On Friday, September 13th, the SCC cross country teams braved 97 degree heat as they competed against a large field of 34 community colleges at the Southern California Regional Preview held at Central Park in Santa Clarita.

In the Invitational Division, the women’s “A” team placed 21st overall – earning victories against Citrus, Long Beach, Cuesta, Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, Victor Valley, Antelope Valley, Imperial Valley, East LA, West LA, Grossmont, Allan Hancock, and San Diego City. The Lady Hawks were led by sophomore Lindsey Meng who placed 53rd overall in the field of 201 competitors. Meng covered the 5000 meter course in a time of 21 minutes 13 seconds. Chloe Reeves (68th place), Asiria Ramirez (119th place), Chloe Santa Maria de Toscano (138th place), and Erica Embro (145th place) were the other top performers for the Lady Hawks.

In the Open Division, the women’s “B” team ran to a 6th place finish within the field of 23 teams. Terra Moore (36th place), Yoseline Torres (59th place), Kelly Prinzing (67th place), Kylie Bentley (70th place), and Harneet Bhullar (83rd Place) finished as the scorers for Lady Hawks in the Open Division race.

The men’s “A” team placed 23rd in the Invitational Division – earning victories against Long Beach, Rio Hondo, Ventura, Antelope Valley, Victor Valley, Imperial Valley, East LA, and West LA. The Running Hawks were led by sophomore David Hernandez who placed 91st within the field of 192 competitors. Alan Esparza (94th place), Raymond Adams (118th place), Sebastian Ramirez (135th place), and Drake Rogers (140th place) completed the scoring for the Hawks.

In the Open Division, the men’s “B” team raced to a 10th place finish in the field of 22 teams. Tony Gonzalez (78th place), Anthony Johnson (87th place), Eric VanDruff (92nd place), Ceasar Gallardo (93rd place), and Michael Blaes (98th Place) finished as the scorers for Hawks in the Open Division race.

 

 
  
           
  
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 September 7, 2013

Hawks Compete at Fresno Invitational

Fresno, CA - On Saturday, September 7th, the SCC cross country teams competed against a field of 19 community colleges at the Fresno Invitational held at Woodward Park.

The women’s team placed 10th overall and produced the 2nd fastest team time (combined time for the Top-5 runners) in SCC school history. The team recorded victories against Cuesta, LA Valley, Fresno, Sacramento, Sequoias, De Anza, Las Positas, San Joaquin Delta, and West Hills. The Lady Hawks were led by their standout trio of sophomores – Lindsey Meng (27th place, 20 minutes 22 seconds), Chloe Reeves (35th place, 20:37), and Asiria Ramirez (50th place, 21:03). Chloe Santa Maria de Toscano (99th place, 22:38), Emily Lobo (109th place, 23:08), Erica Embro (128th place, 23:57), and Ashley Littlefield (135th place, 24:17) rounded out the Lady Hawks’ Top-7 scorers within the field of 159 competitors.

The men’s team placed 13th – earning victories against Bakersfield, Ventura, West Hills, and San Joaquin Delta. The Running Hawks were led by sophomore David Hernandez who placed 86th with a 4-mile time of 23 minutes 18 seconds. Alan Esparza (93rd place, 23:27), Sebastian Ramirez (97th place, 23:32), Raymond Adams (111th place, 23:53), Drake Rogers (133rd place, 24:44), Sergio Trejo-Alvarado (142nd place, 25:02), and Ryan Figueroa (157th place, 25:52) rounded out the Top-7 scoring for SCC within the field of 183 runners.