Track/XC Archives | Desert Speed School

Fall All-Stars: 32 Athletes Selected

32 Speed School athletes were selected as Fall All-Stars this past season for their performances during the high school season. The list is highlighted by Tanque Verde seniors Hannah Haggard and Gavin Gilbert, who each received Player of the Year recognition for their sports following the volleyball and football seasons, respectively. Athletes recognized include: … Read More

XC State Championship Podiums

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A number of cross-country state championship races took place last weekend, with the boys’ and girls’ high school races running their state meets at the annual Cave Creek location. The middle-school and elementary state races also took place, put on by 4Peaks Racing and held at Asante Community Park in … Read More

Lancer Invite: Portewig Top 20

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As reported by Andy Morales of AZPreps365, Desert Speed School athlete and Tanque Verde standout runner Zoe Portewig had a Top 20 finish at the John Gleeson Lancer Invite recently. Finishing 18th overall with a time of 20:31 against a strong field, Portewig was the top finisher for her team … Read More

Rincon/UHS Wins Los Mezquites

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As reported by Javier Morales of AllSportsTucson, the Rincon/University cross-country teams had an impressive outing at the 31st annual Los Mezquites Invitational, hosted by Sunnyside High School. Both the boys’ and girls’ squads took first in the event, with impressively low scores of 24 and 25, respectively. In the JV … Read More

Cross-Country Watch List

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As reported by Andy Morales of AllSportsTucson, the high school cross-country season is around the corner and this year brings a number of returning runners to keep an eye on this season. The watch list includes Aric Accetta (Salpointe), Andrew Smith (Tanque Verde), and Zoe Porteig (Tanque Verde). Accetta will be hoping to help lead his … Read More

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