Frosh/soph Trojans win invite

By From page A6 | September 11, 2013

Oak Ridge’s cross country season got off to a great start at the Aug. 31 Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park in Roseville.

The Frosh/Soph girls turned in the best team performance for the Trojans, placing first with 35 points. Sarah Dolley led the team with a first-place finish time of 15:55, beating Chase Worthen of St. Francis by two seconds.  St. Francis placed second with 57 points. The Lady Trojans team had four girls who placed in the top 10 and the girls earned a plaque for their performance.

Athletes who competed on the Frosh/Soph girls team were Sarah Dolley, Briana Dulgar, Mikhayla Polivka, Arial Hendrickson, Peyton Wright, Katie Sanfelice, and Sarah Connor. The JV girls turned in a very good team effort by placing second with 62 points.

The varsity girls were led by senior Rachel Peterson, who ran a very solid race placing eighth with a time of 15:18. The varsity boys were led by junior Alex Merry, who placed 23rd with a time of 13:24. The JV girls were led by senior Sami Kilcollins, who placed sixth with a time of 18:32. The JV boys were led by junior Ian Feekes, who placed 10th with a time of 15:10. The Frosh/Soph boys were led by sophomore Austin Streetman, who raced very strong to place sixth with a time of 13:37.

This was the first time the Oak Ridge cross country teams participated at the competitive Oakmont Invitational, at which 17 teams participated.

OR results

Varsity Boys   (Jesuit 1st with 38 points, Del Campo 2nd with 49 points, Oakmont 3rd with 101 points, Whitney 4th with 143 points, Consumnes Oaks 5th with 145 points, Oak Ridge 6th with 171 points)

Alex Merry  23rd  13:24

Jordan Hordesky  33rd  13:44

Colin Pilcher  35th  13:48

Patrick Irwin  41st  14:02

Josh Gladwell  44th  14:09

Brett Ford  51st  14:27

Garrett Bardini 59th 14:36

Bret McNamee 74th 14:56

Varsity Girls   (No team score for Oak Ridge with only 3 athletes competing, St. Francis 1st with 27 points, Whitney 2nd with 51 points, Del Campo 3rd with 98 points)

Rachel Peterson  8th  15:18

Maddie DeZordo  16th  16:11

Alison Bamford  23rd  16:38

JV Boys (Jesuit 1st with 29 points, Del Campo 2nd with 44 points, Oakmont 3rd with 89 points, Oak Ridge 4th with 98 points, Franklin of Elk Grove 5th with 119 points, Roseville 6th with 132 points)

Ian Feekes  10th  15:10

Chris Buckley  21st  16:36

JT Janecek 29th  17:39

Zach Closson  33rd 17:52

Jacob Irizarry  34th  17:54

JV Girls  (St. Francis 1st with 15 points, Oak Ridge 2nd with 62 points,  Del Campo 3rd with 76 points, Pleasant Grove 4th with 86 points)

Sami Kilcollins  6th  18:32

Karina Kauffman  8th  19:04

Lauren Martinez  10th  19:38

Alia Crook  13th  19:54

Sarah Reinhart  19th  20:41

Sami Jo Sanfelice  38th  23:34

Frosh/Soph Boys (Elk Grove 1st with 59 points, Jesuit 2nd with 77 points, Whitney 3rd with 78 points, Consumnes Oaks 4th with 86 points, Oak Ridge 5th with 100 points, Folsom 6th with 128 points)

Austin Streetman  6th  13:37

Kyle Kauffman  21st  14:25

Luke Bricca  22nd  14:39

Blake Fabian  25th  14:42

Joe Shaller  26th  14:44

Oliver Arenchild  32nd  14:57

Rohan Nalawadi  38th  15:16

Sebastian Gardey  41st  15:19

Ethan Fleming  71st  16:29

Nolan Vanhonsebrouck  82nd  16:41

Matthew Kerr  102nd  17:17

Michael Quiroz  116th  17:52

Brent Maher  122nd  18:02

Nick White  126th  18:10

Matthais Zierhut  141st  19:12

Frosh/Soph Girls (Oak Ridge 1st with 35 points, St. Francis 2nd with 57 points, Elk Grove 3rd with 99 points, Whitney 4th with 99 points, Del campo 5th with 153 points, Consumnes Oaks 6th with 155 points)

Sarah Dolley  1st  15:55

Briana Dulgar  3rd  16:13

Mikhayla Polivka   5th  16:19

Arial Hendrickson  8th  16:48

Peyton Wright   19th  17:30

Katie Sanfelice  71st  20:49

Sarah Connor  95th  22:19

For complete results for the Oakmont Invitational go to

The Oak Ridge cross country athletes will be getting solid training before they compete in the Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree at Granite Regional Park on Saturday, Sept. 14. The first race at the Hornet Jamboree is the 2 Mile High School Open race at 7:45 a.m.


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