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Mountain Vista crowned 5A State Cross Country champions 3rd year in a row

COLORADO SPRINGS – For the third consecutive year, the Mountain Vista Golden Eagles soared to a team victory during the state cross country meet, claiming the 5A Boys championship.

The race held at the Norris Penrose Event Center on Saturday October 25, wasn’t easy. On a tough course on a warm fall day, the team was able to outscore Fort Collins, 156 to 114.

Mountain Vista 2014 Cross Country State Champions
Tyler Matzke - Senior
Paxton Smith - Junior
Addison Hellier - Junior
Alex Fu - Junior
Josh Romine - Sophomore
Chris Lovejoy - Sophomore
Brian Grover - Senior

Jonathan Dalby - Head Coach and Continental League Coach of the Year
Eric Selle - Head Coach and Continental League Coach of the Year
Annysa Barbour - Assistant Coach
Chris Wooley - Assistant Coach
 

Here are the overall results for both the boys and girls state meets. Individual results reflect the top 30 finishers.

5A BOYS CROSS COUNTRY MEET

Team Results
1 - Mountain Vista
11 – ThunderRidge
20 – Chaparral

DCSD Individual Results
15 – Tyler Matzke – Mountain Vista - Senior
17 – Paxton Smith – Mountain Vista - Junior
27 – Paul Moore – ThunderRidge - Senior
28 – Addison Hellier – Mountain Vista - Junior
29 – Alex Fu – Mountain Vista - Senior
30 – Chandler Jenson – ThunderRidge - Senior

4A BOYS CROSS COUNTRY MEET
Team Results
12 – Ponderosa

DCSD Individual Results
24 – Phillip Reid – Ponderosa - Senior

3A BOYS CROSS COUNTRY MEET
Team Results
5 – SkyView Academy

DCSD Individual Results
1 – Ben Butler – SkyView Academy - Junior
27 – Isaac Holm – SkyView Academy - Senior

5A GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY MEET
Team Results
9 – Mountain Vista
17 – Rock Canyon
23 – Douglas County

DCSD Individual Results
12 – Savanna Dalton – Castle View - Junior
13 – Allie Chipman – Mountain Vista - Freshman
22 – Catherine Liggett – Legend - Junior

3A GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY MEET
Team Results
9 – SkyView Academy

DCSD Individual Results
10 – Cassie Unruh – Sky View Academy - Sophomore

October 28, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Athletics and Activities, High School Education, Schools

District News

High school students across Douglas County, and many students in respective feeder schools, are once again learning that a little kindness can go a long way. Again this year, our high schools hosted Wish Weeks to make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish Foundation beneficiaries.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education has named Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. as the sole finalist to lead our 68,000-student district as superintendent on a unanimous vote.
 

 

The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has certified Sagewood Middle School as a Recognized ASCA National Model Program (RAMP). A prestigious honor, Sagewood is now the only middle school in the state of Colorado to have gained this certification. Schools must receive a near-perfect score on ASCA’s scoring rubric, which outlines guidelines for building and maintaining student achievement, behavior, counseling curriculum, school culture, and several other factors, in order to become certified.