42nd Woodbridge XC Classic 2023 Recap

It was a great night of racing Saturday at the 42nd Woodbridge Cross Country Classic as cool weather and hard work led to fantastic performances all around. The race has the highest number of participants in the US and our Mustangs performed well. The race featured 22 PRs from our runners and one top ten finish with Dante Maldonado finishing fourth in the boys varsity race. — Don Campbell

Top YL performers for each race:
Boys Varsity: Dante Maldonado
Boys Senior: Taylor Stivers
Boys Junior: Jack Karcher
Boys Sophomore: Trevor Gilson
Boys Freshman: Rio Maldonado
Girls Varsity: Isabella Wrobleski
Girls JV: Sydney LeBrun
Girls Sophomore: Alison Su
Girls Freshman: Emily Mauer  

Isabella Wrobleski
Liv Reed
Brooke Boyd
Kenzie Dalton
Sarina Patel
Katie Thompson
Penelope Fournier
Rory Hartzheim
Lorelai Pohl
Kiley Kawaja
Arianna Colin
Dante Maldonado
Adrian Wellmeyer
Ky Savalia
Toren Habbestad
Jacob Ortillano
Rio Maldonado
Jack Karcher
Connor Griffin
Trevor Gilson
Riley Yoon
Carson Black
Daniel Hernandez

Fall Season Kicks Off with a Varsity Women’s First Place Win!

Our athletes arrived at the Pomona Fairplex under cloudy skies and humid conditions for the ASICS Cool Breeze Invitational. By the evening races, the temps had cooled a bit for a terrific showing for all teams.

Our Varsity Women’s Team consisted of Sarina Patel, Penelope Fournier, Olivia Reed, Brooke Boyd, Mackenzie Dalton, Isabella Wroblewski and Kathryn Thompson. The team came in 1st place overall and Olivia Reed was fourth in the D 3-4-5 race with a time of 18:39. Congratulations to Isabella Wroblewski and Kathryn Thompson who ran in their first high school race on varsity as freshmen!

Our Varsity Men’s Team consisted of Adrian Wellmeyer, Mason Farley, Jacob Ortillano, Kaayan Savalia, Daniel Chang, Toren Habbestad and Dante Maldonado. They placed 3rd in with Dante Maldonado coming in 7th place over all at a time of 16:12 in the D-3-4-5 race.

Congratulations to our JV Women: Rory Hartzheim and Sydney LeBrun. Sydney LeBrun came in 2nd place overall in the D-3-4-5 JV race with a time of 21:44.

And congrats to our JV men: Taylor Stivers, Connor Griffin, Brent Jorgensen, Jack Karcher and Riley Yoon.

Congratulaions sophomores: Alison Su, Olivia Teran, Sarai SantaCruz and Trevor Gilson.

Welcome to our Freshman teammates Emily Maurer, Kiley Kawaja, Rio Maldonado, Daniel Hernandez and Carson Black.

CIF State Championships

Our YLHS Varsity Womens team of Alexandra Herrada, Sarina Patel, Olivia Reed, Sydney Rome, Makenna Farley, Brooke Boyd, Sydney LeBrun, and Mackenzie Dalton placed 11th at the CIF State Championships. Sydney Rome placed 15th overall. As usual, they were supported by their teammates who showed up to cheer them on and their coaches! Congratulations to all our incredible runners!


Our YLHS Varsity Team of Brooke Boyd, Sydney Rome, Olivia Reed, Alexandra Herrada, Mackenzie Dalton, Sarina Patel, Sydney LeBrun, and Makenna Farley advance to the CIF State Championships. Their teammates were there to support and cheer them on! Go Mustangs!

CIF-Southern Section Prelims

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Please Come Out to Cheer on Our Runners in the CIF-Southern Section Prelims!

Our Varsity Women (Alexandra Herrada, Brooke Boyd, Mackenzie Dalton, Makenna Farley, Olivia Reed, Sarina Patel, Sydney LeBrun, and Sydney Rome will race at 11:11 and Mason Farley will race at 11:55 at Mt. SAC on Saturday, Nov 12.

We are so proud of you!

Mt. SAC Recap

Our YLHS Varsity Womens team consisting of Alexandra Herrada (21:20), Brooke Boyd (20:00), Mackenzie Dalton (20:56), Makenna Farley (21:02), Oliva Reed, Sydney LeBrun (19:44), and Sydney Rome (18:05) placed second in the D3-4-5 Individual Sweepstakes Race!

Our YLHS Varsity Mens team placed 5th in the Blue Race with Mason Farley lighting up the course a time of 16:57, followed closely by Adrian Wellmeyer (17:12). Taylor Stivers (18:00), Daniel Chang (18:03), Alex MacFarlane (18:03), Jacob Ortillano (18:34), and Ivan Flores (18:46)

Sarina Patel placed first in the JV Girls Yellow Race with a time of 23:10 and Kate Tachikawa followed with a time of 25:27. Our JV Boys placed 6th in the Red Race. Aidan Vouga led the team with a time of 18:10 followed by Tyler Yang, Brent Jorgensen, Connor Griffin, Lucas Dias, and Tristan Wellmeyer.

Penelope Fournier led the Sophomore Girls team in the Yellow Race with a time 23:13. She was followed by Rory Hartzheim and Lili Sebestyen. Brandon Hussain led the Sophomore Boys in the Red Race with a time of 19:22 with Jack Karcher right behind with a time of 19:23. They were followed by Ky Savalia, Riley Yoon, and Sean Bluemel.

Our Freshman Girls placed 4th in the Green Race. Alison Su lead the way with a time of 23:48 and was followed by Oliva Teran, Lorelei Pohl, Christina Wright, Hailey Spake, and Vivian Lin. Our Freshman Boys team made a strong showing in the Blue race with Toren Habbestad clocking in at 19:03 followed by Trevor Gilson at 23:18.