Cross Country

Boosters + Cross Country

Teaming up for success!

Acalanes Boosters gives substantial funding to the Cross Country Program, supporting a wide range, including:
  • Entry fees to meets
  • Stopwatches, injury prevention and treatment supplies
  • Extra uniforms to stay with the team
Plus shared resources:
  • Athletic Trainer, Chris Clark
  • New strength & conditioning program and coach for program
  • New scoreboards throughout AHS Campus
  • Middlefield refurbishment – for use by all sports and PE classes

Thank you, Boosters!

Boys & Girls Cross country RESOURCES

District: Yes

Boosters: Yes

Athlete Contribution: Yes

Team Events: Yes

ATHLETE CONTRIBUTIONS

Example of player costs for 2019:
  • Tournament fees
  • Coach stipends
  • League officials
  • Banquets and awards

TEAM Fundraising

Boys & Girls Cross Country also relies on private contributions to raise money through fundraising activities.

2019 Primary Team fundraiser:

Acalanes XC Wine Tasting Mixer at Wine Thieves
RSVP here.

Each team at Acalanes relies on financial support from a variety of sources. Supporting each of the branches makes the team stronger!

Order your Boosters Membership for pickup at GAME Day

See you in the stands!

FROM OUR ATHLETES
Cross Country Testimonial PLACEHOLDER

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JV Baseball: Pitchers Duel In Low-Scoring Affair

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Acalanes Baseball: This Week-Miramonte,  De La Salle & Clayton Valley

Acalanes Baseball: This Week-Miramonte, De La Salle & Clayton Valley

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JV Baseball:  The Dons played SRV on Saturday

JV Baseball: The Dons played SRV on Saturday

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JV Baseball: It was a Good ‘Knight’ in Walnut Creek with a Win, 13-2

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Acalanes Cross Country Finishes Strong

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VARSITY ROSTER

2019 Fall Cross Country

Player
Hayden Abolins
Jonas Buchel
Aysha Craig
Ethan Chow
Irvin Chao
Elle Casselman
Audrey Burns
Peter Buchel
Luke Brightbill
Zachary Appel
Joseph Bettencourt
Anthony Bettencourt
Thomas Bequette
Dominic Basaldua
Megan Baginski
Alexa Asadorian
Caroline Crossland
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2019 Fall Cross Country

Player
Hayden Abolins
Jonas Buchel
Aysha Craig
Ethan Chow
Irvin Chao
Elle Casselman
Audrey Burns
Peter Buchel
Luke Brightbill
Zachary Appel
Joseph Bettencourt
Anthony Bettencourt
Thomas Bequette
Dominic Basaldua
Megan Baginski
Alexa Asadorian
Caroline Crossland

VARSITY SCHEDULE

2018 Cross Country Schedule

Day Date Time Event Location
Sat 9/8/18 9:00 Lowell Invitational Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Sat 9/15/18 8:45 De La Salle/Carondelet Nike Inv. Newhall Park
Wed 9/26/18 3:30 DAL Center Meet Hidden Valley Park
Sat 9/29/18 9:00 Stanford Invitational Stanford Golf Course
Fri 10/12/18 9:00 Roughrider Invitational Woodward Park, Clovis
Sat 10/13/18 9:00 Castro Valley Invitational Canyon Middle School
Sat 10/20/18 9:00 Mariner Invitational Hayward
Wed 10/24/18 3:30 DAL Center Meet Newhall Park
Sat 11/3/18 1:00 DAL Championships Hidden Valley Park
Sat 11/17/18 8:00 NCS Meet Of Champions Hayward
Sat 11/24/18 8:00 CIF Championships Woodward Park, Fresno

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