September 7, 2001
SCVAL Cross Country Pre-Season Meeting
5 pm at St. Francis High School
Co- Chairpersons: Roberta Chisam, St. Francis/ Walt Van Zant, Wilcox
AD Rep: Michael Pilawski for Tim Houlihan, St. Francis
Coaches in attendance: Chisam and Campagna, St. Francis; Van Zant, Wilcox, Lee, Gunn; Voss and Lawson, Fremont; Clausnitzer, Homestead; Lara,Los Altos; Townsend, Los Gatos; Lawson, Lynbrook; Mike and Loretta Morris, Monta Vista; Read, Mt. View; Jones, Palo Alto; L’Heureux, Santa Clara;
Missing: Cupertino and Milpitas
1. Minutes from CCS meeting:
b. No movement up divisions
c. Entry forms to CCS
d. Letter from Bob Rush on use of Crystal Springs
2. End øƒ season evaluation meeting: Monday, 11/26/01 Harry’s Hof Brau on Saratoga and Kiely
3. League meet
a. Schools running the meet: 2001 Milpitas and Los Gatos
b. Money for medals to Julie L’Heureux with entrance into the Central Park Invitational. It is expected for all league teams to attend this race.
2002 Santa Clara Homestead
2003 Wilcox Lynbrook
2004 Palo Alto Cupertino
2005 Gunn Saratoga
2006 Mt. View Monta Vista
2007 Los Altos Fremont
2008 Milpitas Los Gatos
b. Time schedule:
League Time Schedule De Anza El Camino
Frosh Soph 2:00 2:15 Max 10 entries
Varsity Boys 2:30 2:45 Max 7
Varsity Girls 3:00 3:15 Max 7
Open 3:40 Both Divisions Unlimited
Jr. Varsity Girls 3:50 Both Divisions Unlimited
DAL El Camino
starter Saratoga/ M Vista S. Clara
scorer Los Gatos Milpitas
tags St. Francis S. Clara
chute Cupertino/Fremont Wilcox/Paly
timer Lynbrook Gunn/L Altos
results St. Francis/Homestead Milpitas, Wilcox, Paly
4. Qualifying from league to section: A team must place in the top half of their league. If they are the only team in a division that is not represented in the top half, they will take the top team in that division. For example, if all of our division 3 teams were below the 1/2 line , the first div 3 team would qualify for the section championships.
A. The top 3 individuals not on a qualifying team will qualify
5. CCS entries and rosters due to Roberta Chisam and Walt Van Zant by Oct. 18Th, 2001
Send league entries at this time also. This will help to protect your entry into the CCS meet.
6. Deadline to declare your team’s CCS participation by September 20th, 2001
7. CCS Time Schedule:
Div I Boys 12:10 PM Girls 12:45 PM
Div II Boys1:30 PM Girls 2:05 PM
Div III Boys 2:50 PM Girls 3:25 PM
Div IV Boys 9:30 AM Girls 10:05 AM
Div V Boys 10:50 AM Girls 11:25 AM
8. Rules for using Crystal Springs:
a. our league is responsible for donating $10.00 per school via Tony Nunes to help pay for the portra-potties and water supply we use.
B. At no time is there to be anyone up on water tank hill. There has been too much human waste found up there.
C. Buses are to drop off athletes at the gate between the last 2 houses on the right side of Hallmark Avenue. After dropping off the athletes, the buses are not to turn around using the driveways. They should use the streets.
D. There is to be no throwing of objects, including rocks, frisbees and footballs. There is also no
music boxes that others will hear. Personal CD players/ radios are okay.
E. There is to be no hanging out in people’s yard. It is private property.
F. There is no smoking or pets on the park. Please remind your parents.
G. Each team is responsible for clearing their own trash before leaving their area.
Tickets with a minimum fine of $25.00 will be issued for any rule violations.
If we want to continue using this facility, we have to show our appreciation and use it wisely.
9. Qualifying to State Meet the top 2 teams as long as there are at least 8 teams in the competition.
A. At large times if you are not the top 2 but your team runs fast times
Div I boys 80:00 Div I Girls 96:03
Div II Boys 80:36 Div II Girls 99:23
Div III Boys 82:35 Div III Girls 98:35
Div IV Boys 82:54 Div IV Girls 101:33
Div V Boys 85:30 Div V Girls 105:28
B. Individuals will be taken if they are in the top 12 places there will be 5 athletes accepted
8. State Meet Times
Check the Lynbrook website, CIF or Calcoaches.com. They are not available yet.
9. Schedule of Invitationals
Sept 6th Lynbrook Ctr meet
Sept 8th No Monterey country meet
Sept 13th Firebird Invitational
Sept. 15Th Adidas Invitaional, Newhall Park
Lowell Invitational-Golden Gate Park
Sept. 20Th Saratoga Invitational
Sept. 25Th SCVAL Central Park Invitational
Sept 29th Stanford Invitational
October 6th Artichoke Invitational-Half Moon Bay HS
Oct. 11Th Center Meet-Crystal Springs
Oct 13th Serra Invitational-Crystal Springs
Cal Poly Invite
Oct 18th Foothill/ St. Francis Invitational
2nd Center Meet--Crystal Springs
Oct 19th Mt. SAC Invitational
Oct 30th SCVAL League Meet--Crystal Springs
Nov 9th CCS Finals--Crystal Springs
Nov 24th State CHampionships-Fresno
Dec 1st Foot Locker Western Regionals --Mt. SAC