Linfield Christian continues to secure the No. 2 spot in the CIF Southern Section Division 5 coaches’ polls for girls’ cross country. Valley News/Courtesy photo

Last week’s CIF Southern Section polls for the sport of cross country were released and here is a look at the local area teams that have cracked the rankings. The polls are managed by PrepCalTrack and the CIF-SS Advisory Committees that oversee each individual sport and are up-to-date as of Monday, Oct. 4.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

DIVISION 1

  1. Great Oak
  2. Vista Murrieta

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

DIVISION 1

  1. Great Oak
  2. Vista Murrieta

DIVISION 2

  1. Murrieta Valley

DIVISION 5

  1. Linfield Christian

TOP MARKS

Here are the top CIF Southern Section times recently clocked by Inland boys’ and girls’ cross country runners, according to Athletic.net.

Boys: 1. Max Sannes (Big Bear) 14:24.5; 2. Evan Hild (Santiago) 14:33.9; 3. Tyler Kaan (Santiago) 14:33.3; 4. Chris Coles (Claremont) 14:40.7; 5. Carson Smith (Great Oak) 14:45.5; 6. Brandon Calderon (Vista Murrieta) 14:45.6; 7. Mark Cortes (Great Oak) 14.46.8; Glenn Bell (Rancho Cucamonga) 14:48.9; 9. Ramses Cortes (Great Oak) 14:49.6; 10. Cameron Smith (Great Oak) 14:57.6.

Girls: 1. Maddie Coles (Claremont) 16:47.4; 2. Kelli Gaffney (Great Oak) 16.47.5; 3. Mia Chavez (Chino) 17:03.0; 4. Denise Chen (Claremont) 17:11.4; 5. Rylee Blade (Santiago) 17.21.2; 6. Nicole Alfred (Rancho Cucamonga) 17:31.9; 7. Isabella Smith (Vista Murrieta) 17:40.6; 8. Isabel Rosales (Murrieta Valley) 17:44.7; 9. Aishling Fabian (Great Oak) 17:45.1; 10. Joelle Upshur (Great Oak) 17:47.6.

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