Sophia qualified for the California State High School Cross Country Championships.
At State, the Senior placed 20th out of 195 athletes with a time of 18:42.
Great job Sophia, what a way to cap off your senior year!
Congratulations to our Bishop Amat Cross Country athletes who qualified for CIF Prelims. They gave this past Saturday their all. Great job to Diego Varela for powering through his race, and congratulations to our Girls Varsity team for advancing to CIF Finals this Saturday 11/18.
CIF Prelims qualifiers:
Diego Varela - Individual
Girls Varsity team:
Sophia Ebiner, Madeline Nilo, Camila Romo, Anabella Ramirez, Allison Moreno, Mariah Tellez, Isabelle Santos, Madison Rust, Jianna Harris, Natalie Nilo, Adriana Veloz and Alyssa Jimenez.
The members of our Girls Varsity team above are our CIF Finals qualifiers.
The Cross Country program at Bishop Amat has a long history of success. The Boys’ team won its first CIF championship in 1973, with another CIF title in 2014. In 2014 they also won the California State Championship.
The Amat Girls’ Cross Country team won the CIF championship in 1992, 1994, and 2014, and won the California State Championship in 2015.
There have been many outstanding Amat runners that excelled while competing for the school, many of whom continued their competitive running in college and beyond.
Every cross country runner at Bishop Amat develops important qualities while on the team: commitment, confidence, discipline, and perseverance. Running cross country is a positive component and highlight of the overall high school experience at Bishop Amat.