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2017 Liberty XC Info
Sun 5-20- Cougar Mtn, 2p
May update - As we end Track, XC for 2018 is back in focus. Consider joining in the runs after school or organizing something on your own. Runs will start being posted again the beg. of June
4-27-18 - Hoka Liberty Twilight - Still Track, but all distance. LHS runners put on a great meet again with fast times under perfect conditions.
2-26-18 - Track Begins, weekend runs will continue to be posted, all other workouts/runs will be @ LHS after last period until Spring Break.
1-13-18 - UW Indoor - Brigette Takeuchi won her 1st collegiate race taking Ht.2 of the 3000m @ Dempsey. Racing for Oregon State, BTak ran a PR 9:47 taking the lead with 2 laps to go.
11-23 - Issaquah Turkey Trot - With a warm rain greeting LHS alums, the 2017 ITT saw Sam Kelderman take home the 1st place inflatable turkey with a 17:35 5K, just nipping Trevor Sytsma for Alumni honors.
11-4 - XC ends, Winter training begins - Come join in the fun
7-23 - Girls Camp - A fun time was had in Pine Loch with 10 returners attending. Weather was delightful, the food was awesome! Thanks to Debra & Wendy for the support.
From the Vault - Prev team camps
7-8 - Training over the summer is the base for a successful season. Plan on attending a run with the team, for more info, download the 2017 Summer Run flyer
6-21 - 1st Summer Run, didn't rain and pleasant temps! Thanks to Jackson, Sam, Gabe & Nicole in getting the mats put away.
6-13-17 - Congrats to our Seniors! Moving on: Jake - U of Portland, Kels & Brig - Cal Poly, Sam - Montana State & Dhaman - MIT
6-3-17 - The League schedule was released and some changes are in store. With school release times changing next year, Liberty will host 2 meets on Tuesday. Portland moves back a week and there is a built-in Bye week. In coaches opinion, the schedule looks favorable for another great season.
5-30-17 - Track is over! See below for State Meet recap. Distance visited Maywood today for our annual visit. Gave out some T's, saw lots of future Patriots. Official summer run schedule begins Wed. June 21st, 9:30am @ LHS tennis courts.
Summer All-Comers meets start on Wed, May 31st @ Shoreline
2017 Track Highlights
State - Brigette became Liberty's 1st Girls running champion, kicking hard down the home straight to set another record @ 2:13.50 in the 800. Brigette took the 1st lap out in 65.9 and was caught with 200 remaining but re-took the lead with 40 to go. Jake was 3rd in the 3200 and Sam was 4th in the 3200. Kels had to drop out @ lap 5 with foot pain. On Thursday, Brigette led from the start but was caught with 300 to go and held on for 2nd.
District - Brigette hammered a 71sec last lap to a new school record 4:56.33 against Anika Reiss. Sam pushed to a new PR of 5:05.34 in 5th pl., easily hitting the 5:12 auto-qualifier for State. Dhaman was a bit sick and still managed a 5:22. Jake was at the front and ran a PR of 4:22.90 just missing State in 4th place. Brig set a new School record in the 800, running from the front in 2:15.73. Sam was 2nd in the 3200 in 10:55 with Kels 3rd in 10:59. Jake was 3rd in the 3200 PR'g in 9:30.35 with Luke PR'g as well in 9:38.31, just missing the spot for State in 4th.
Sub-Dist - Brigette broke the school record again in the 800, running 2:17.09. Kelsey had a 73 last lap to win the 3200, Sam in 2nd, Dham in 3rd. Jake was 3rd in the 1600, 2nd in 3200, Luke was 3rd in the 3200, Rory was 4th. Brigette won the 1600 on Wed leading a Liberty 1~4 sweep with Kels & Dham running PR's