St. Ignatius Boys Move to US #4 in the Saucony Flo 50 National XC Rankings!

Ignatius Sr.Tom Sullivan with a Carmel (IN) runner about mid-way through the race at Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational. Sullivan was 12th overall in 15:53.49.

The St. Ignatius Boys moved to US #4 in the Saucony Flo 50 National XC Rankings based upon their win at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational last weekend in Louisville. Their win over previously ranked #5 Carmel (IN) 72-89 vaulted them to the #4 spot. St. Ignatius went 3+9+12+19+29 (66+69) with a 55 sec spread and a 15:52 avg at the Louisville course. Sr. Luke Wagner led the team with his 3rd place finish in a time of 15:20.50. Jr. C.J. Ambosio was the #2 runner with a time of 15:49.23 (9th). Sr. Tom Sullivan ran 3rd with a 15:53.49 (12th). 4th was Sr. Jim Rogers in 16:04.60 (19th). The 5th scorer was Jr. Andrew Szendrey in 16:11 (29th). The teams #6 and 7 runners were Jr. Colin Caniglia (16:43.74, 66th) and Sr. Tim Trentel (16:45.41, 69th).

Boys National XC Rankings



Christian Brothers Academy

1st@ Roxbury Invitational

Won Roxbury overall team merge without No. 1 Blaise Ferro; 16:07 5k avg/29sec spread


Sandburg High School

1st@ Richard Spring Invitational

Won at Richard Spring with 51 points, 32 sec spread, 5th place was 18th | Won Lyons Township Invitational; 17-sec spread/15:08 3 mile avg


Great Oak High School (SS)

1st@ Woodbridge Cross Country Classic

Won Woodbridge (88 points, 47 sec spread), Dodds won Title, Cortes in 10th) | Won Cool Breeze Invitational; 47sec spread/15:17 3 mile avg


St. Ignatius

1st@ Trinity / Valkyrie Invitational (HS)

Huge win over Carmel 72-89, 55 sec spread, 15:52 avg at Louisville course (Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational)


Davis High School

1st@ Davis County Championship

Beat Ogden by 9 Points at Murray (35 second spread/16:14 5k avg)


Lafayette (Wildwood) High School

1st@ Forest Park XC Festival

Won big at Forest Park (46 points, 1:00 spread, 2-3-5/15:53 5k avg)


Carmel High School

2nd@ Trinity / Valkyrie Invitational (HS)

Lost by 17 to St. Ignatius at Trinity (68sec split/15:54 5k avg) | Won Terre Haute Savings Bank Invite; 66 sec spread/16:12 5k avg


King (Martin Luther Jr.) (SS)

2nd@ Woodbridge Cross Country Classic

2nd at Woodbridge to Great Oak (123pts); 47sec spread/14:51 3 mile avg


Marietta High School

1st@ adidas XC Challenge

Big Win at Adidas over Broughton 95-103, 28 second spread, 15:52 5k avg, Did get beat week before (3rd) but didn't have full team


Dana Hills High School (SS)

1st@ Iolani Cross Country Invitational at Kualoa Ranch

Win Iolani XC Invitational with 25 pts with all 5 runners; 36sec spread/16:15 avg

Boys Top 25 National XC Rankings