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Workouts & Time Trial

Starting 7/13/20 the workouts will be listed below until a start to either the XC season or a club season is announced.

-Virtual Time Trial Info - Click Here - Results (Updated through Thurs 7/23/20 - 11:00 am)
-Workouts Week of 7/13/20 - Click Here
-Workouts Week of 7/20/20 - Click Here
-Workouts Week of 7/27/20 - Click Here
-Workouts Week of 8/3/20 - Click Here

2020 - Girls Under 18 Minutes (3 miles or Equiv)

Here we will track all of our girls who have broken 18:00 for the 2020 Cross Country Season:


2020 - Boys Under 15 Minutes (3 miles or Equiv)

Here we will track all of our boys who have broken 15:00 for the 2020 Cross Country Season:


2020 Meets Won List

Here is a list of the meets our Varsity XC Teams have won this 2020 Season:



2019-20 XC/Track College Commitments

Join with us in celebrating our athletes as they commit to run at amazing schools across the country!

  • Tori Gaitan Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Audrey Dang UC Davis
  • Cole Sawires Yager Cal Berkeley
  • Chris Verdugo Army (West Point) (NY)
  • Arianna Griffiths Cal Berkeley
  • Aric Reza Cal Berkeley
  • Abby Cahill Southwestern College (KS)
  • Max Segeberg Cal Lutheran
  • Gabe Abbes Cal Berkeley
  • Parker Smith San Francisco State
  • Leandro Candray Cal Poly Pomona
  • Isabelle Buncab UC Irvine
  • Kaitlyn Swenson San Diego St.
  • Kyle Yonker Western Colorado University
  • Bryce Lucas Western Colorado University
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2020 XC Practice Schedule

July 13-18
First Week of Practice!

Cross Country starts on July 13th with our time trial! Click Here to sign up for the team!

Practice Locations:

Mon - Time Trial (Check Info)
Tue - GO Back Field - 7:30-10:30 am
Wed - GO Back Field - 7:30-10:30 am
Thurs - GO Back Field - 7:30-10:30 am
Fri - GO Back Field - 7:30-10:30 am
Sat - GO Back Field - 7:30-10:30 am

-Winter Track Practice Schedule - Distance

-1st Period XC PE Practice Schedule

-2020 Season Meet Schedule

Athletes should bring a large water or Gatorade and be dressed in running attire and running shoes for each practice.

*Note: Group 1 Varsity athletes finish when we are completely done with practice...not at a specific time.
*Note: Group 3 may finish before posted completion time.  Please work out a contact schedule with your athlete so they can let you know when they are finished with practice.

Great Oak Cross Country

  • 2010 State Champions
  • 2012 State Champions
  • 2013 State Champions
  • 2014 State Champions
  • 2014 State Champions
  • 2015 National Champions
  • 2015 State Champions
  • 2015 State Champions
  • 2015 State Champions
  • 2016 State Champions
  • 2016 State Champions
  • 2016 State Champions
  • 2017 State Champions
  • 2017 State Champions
  • 2017 State Champions
  • 2018 State Champions
  • 2019 State Champions
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Below we will list any XC news/announcements for the 2020 XC Season!

Countdown to NXN!


NXN 2019

Nike Cross Nationals
Glendoveer Golf Course
Portland, OR

-Gabe Abbes leads team to 2nd Place!
-Kelli Gaffney leads girls to 9th Place!
Thank you to all athletes and parents for an amazing season!


Completed 2019 Meets

2019 California State Meet

California State Meet
Woodward Park, Fresno

-Boys win by 98 points for 6 in a row!
-Girls place 2nd by 4 points, but run well!
-Chris Verdugo and Gabe Abbes are All-State!
-Audrey Dang is All-State!
-Amazing job to all athletes!


Can we keep the legacy going?

CIF Finals

CIF Finals
Riverside City Course

Saturday - 11/23/19

-Girls win 8th CIF SS D1 Title in a row and 10 of last 11!
-Boys win 5th CIF SS D1 Title in a row!
-5 Girls make All-CIF! Audrey Dang 5th, Aubrie Nex 6th, Kelli Gaffney 7th, Divine Torza 10th, and Arianna Griffiths 15th!
-2 Boys make All-CIF! John Worthy 6th and Leandro Candray 8th!
-On to State!

CIF Prelims

CIF Prelims
Riverside City Course

Friday - 11/15/19

-Boys team wins and qualifies for CIF Finals!
-Girls team takes 2nd and qualifies for CIF Finals!
-Carson Smith runs awesome race to place 6th!
-Jojo Upshur places 8th to lead girls!
-On to Finals!

Southwestern League Finals

Southwestern League Finals
Galway Downs, Temecula


-All levels win!
-Arianna Griffiths is League Champion!
-Leandro Candray finishes 2nd in Varsity!
-Carson Smith wins JV Boys Race!
-Sophie Rodriguez wins JV Girls Race!
-Reya Baird wins Novice Girls!
-Diego Valdez places 3rd in Novice Boys!
-Girls win 12th SWL Title in a Row!
-Boys win 7th SWL Title in a Row!
-Amazing job to all!

Arcadia Invitational

Arcadia Invitational
Whittier Narrows Park, South El Monte



2019 Course Map

Mt. SAC Invitational

Mt. SAC Invitational
Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut


-Gabe Abbes and Chris Verdugo break 15 and lead boys Sweeps to 6th straight Grand Sweepstakes Titles!
-Tori Gaitan and Arianna Griffiths finish top 10 to lead the girls to their 6th Straight Grand Sweepstakes Title!
-JV Sweeps Boys go 1-8th for perfect score!
-JV Sweeps Girls go 1-6 for perfect score!
-Frosh Girls win!
-Frosh Boys go 1-5 for perfect score!
-Soph girls take 2nd!
-Soph boys take 3rd!
-Senior Leandro Candray wins JV Sweeps!
-Senior Kendall Harrison wins JV Sweeps!
-Soph Cameron Smith wins Soph Boys!
-Soph Ainslee Robbins wins Soph Girls!
Frosh Nathan Lennox wins Frosh Boys!
-Amazing job to all!


Neon Dance

XC Neon Dance
Saturday 10/19/19
6-9 pm

SWL Meet #2

Southwestern League Meet #2
Galway Downs
Wednesday - 10/16/19

-All Levels Win!

Clovis Invitational

Clovis Invitational
Woodward Park, Fresno
Saturday 10/12/19
(Overnight Trip - Selected Athletes)

-Chris Verdugo and Cole Sawires Yager lead the boys team to victory over the #1 team in the Nation!
-Aubrie Nex and Melinda Dang run huge races to lead girls to victory!
-Josh Abrenica wins the JV race!
-Cameron Smith wins the Fr/So race!
-Jojo Upshur takes 2nd in the Fr/So race!
-Arianna Griffiths wins the JV race!
-All 6 teams win!

Clovis Invitational

SWL Meet #1

Southwestern League Meet #1
Temecula Valley High School
Thursday - 10/3/19


Temecula Twilight

Temecula Twilight
Galway Downs, Temecula

No Buses - Meet There


Great American XC Festival

Great American XC Festival
Raleigh, NC
10/5/19 (4 day trip)

-Boys team wins in new team course record!
-Girls team wins handily!
-Chris Verdugo leads the charge with 11th Place!
-Tori Gaitan places 18th to lead girls!
-This is the first time a CA team has won the GA ROC!

Dana Hills Invite

Dana Hills Invite & Beach Party
Dana Hills High School

-Girls Win the Meet!
-Boys take 2nd to Dana Hills!
-Leandro Candray and Austin Montez go 3-4 overall!
-Leandro breaks the GO Course Record with 14:41!
-Aubrie Nex runs 17:09 for new GO Course Record!
-Frosh Boys go 1-5 to Sweep 9th grade race, Lennox 1st!
-Jackson Kaellar 1st in the Soph Boys race in 15:48!
-Mason White 2nd in the Jr. Boys race in 15:39!
-Meilani Castillo finishes 2nd in Frosh race in 18:30!
-Ainslee Robbins 5th in Soph girls race in 18:40!
-Rodriguez and Taggett go 18:37 and finish 5-6 in Jr. Girls!
-Overall Amazing Day and Party!

Salt Creek Beach

Woodbridge Invitational

Woodbridge XC Classic
Silverlakes Sports Park, Norco
September 21, 2019

No Buses - Meet There

Parking $15.00

-Sweeps Boys 2nd Place! Simone 14:23!
-Sweeps Girls 3rd Place! Gaitan 16:59!
-Varsity Girls B - 1st Place! Upshur 17:54!
-Varsity Girls A - 1st Place! Shoaf 18:01!
-Varsity Girls Rated - 1st Place! Gaffney 17:21!
-Senior Boys - 1st Place! Baldevia 16:12!
-Varsity Boys B - 1st Place! Tabanao 15:23!
-Varsity Boys A - 3rd Place (all 9th)! Kankowski 15:34
-Varsity Boys Rated - 1st Place! Montez 14:30

-Amazing job Wolfpack!

Cool Breeze Invitational

Cool Breeze Invitational
Brookside Country Club at the Rosebowl


Roster set below

-Boys dominate Sweeps with 4 in top 9 to win meet!
-Girls frosh lead team to Sweeps victory!
-Aric Reza (12th) top finisher (2nd) in 14:41!
-Aishling Fabian (9th) finishes top 10 in 17:41!
-Frosh boys win with 5 in top 7! Kankowski, Lennox, M. Cortes go 1-2-3!
-Frosh/Soph girls win led by Kira Deboard's win!
-JV Boys win led by Carson Baldevia's 3rd place!
-Varsity Boys (non sweeps) wins! Smith, Smith, and White finish top 10!
Amazing job across the board Wolfpack!

Big Ditch Invitational

Big Ditch Invitational
Talley Fields, Arroyo Grande

(Overnight Trip - Selected Athletes Only)


Roster set below

-All 4 teams win!
-Aishling Fabian leads the Fr/So Girls with a 2nd Place!
-Carson and Cameron Smith go 1-2 to win Fr/So Boys!
-Tori Gaitan looked controlled winning Var Girls!
-Cole Sawires Yager wins big in Var Boys race!
-Amazing job by all athletes! :)

Big Ditch Invitational

Time Trial #2

Time Trial #2
August 23, 2019
*Location: Back Soccer Field at GO
*Warm-up with Coaches: 3:00-3:50
*Race: 4:00 pm

Check to see what team you are on below on the Teams and Coaches button. Wear the color of shirt corresponding with your team color! Coaches too!

-Blue Boys Team Wins!
-Blue Girls Team Wins!
-Kelli Gaffney wins in 5:27!
-Mark Cortes wins in 4:50!

-Amazing depth in this frosh class!


2018 Frosh Ainslee Robbins

2018 Frosh Ainslee Robbins

Baldwin Park 5k

2019 Baldwin Park 5k
August 3, 2019
4100 Baldwin Park Blvd at Morgan Park

Join us in the running of the Baldwin Park 5k! sign up online, pay $15 (our cost for this event or $20 if you want a T-shirt), use Coupon Code  GOHS2019 to be entered at above prices. A fun race for all each year! Family can sign up with the sheet as well as part of our group! Transportation is not provided so plan accordingly. We all meet at the park around 7:00 am. Coach Soles will put together high school racing squads for this meet this week. If asked, list your high school as GO.

2019 Highlights:
-Chris Verdugo places 2nd in 15:07!
-Melinda Dang is first GO girl in 19:02!
-Boys destroy course record in 1:15:51 and win!
-Girls run mostly frosh team and take 2nd!
-Sergio Gomez has over a 7 minute PR from last year!
-Let me know if I missed your time so I can add it!
-Amazing job all athletes!

-2019 Sign Up Link
-GO Teams
-GO All Time List (Updated 8/3/19)
-2019 Results

2019 Time Trial

2019 Time Trial
July 15, 2019 - 6:15 am

Butterfield Stage Park

-Tori Gaitan once again showed why she is one of the best in the country with a controlled 16:32 for the win!
-Gabe Abbes showed he is 100% healthy and back for this XC season with a sub 14 run!

-Melinda Dang runs 5:38 for the mile to win the girls frosh race in a 20 second record for that course!
-Mark Cortes breaks the mile course record and runs 4:54 beating the old record by 28 seconds!
Going to be an amazing season!

Please make sure to have your athletic packet completed! Turn it in to the PSG tent at the Time Trial!

*2019 Time Trial Info (w/course maps)
*No time standards this season!
*SAME Courses at Butterfield Stage Park (maps located in Time Trial Info above)
*Frosh race is 1 mile (top 4 finishers per gender qualify to camp)
*Returners/upper class race will be ~2.75 miles (top 16 qualify to camp per gender.

Final Time Trial Checklist:
-Dress: running shorts/tank or t-shirt or old/custom uniform + running shoes
-Ipods and Garmins are OK to wear during race
-Make sure to bring paperwork if not already turned in (come early)

-Volunteers check in with Coach Noble when called

-PSG will be selling Nike GOXC gear, stop by the table and get some great gear!

*All-Time Time Trial Records (updated 7/11/16)(Old Course)

2019 Time Trial Results
2018 Time Trial Results
2017 Time Trial Results
2016 Time Trial Results

2015 Time Trial Results
2014 Time Trial Results
2013 Time Trial Results
2012 Time Trial Results
2011 Time Trial Results
2010 Time Trial Results
2009 Time Trial Results
2008 Time Trial Results
2007 Time Trial Results
2006 Time Trial Results

Nike Partnership

Great Oak XC works closely with Nike to put our athletes in the best shoes and athletic gear around. Look for some amazing opportunities for our athletes this coming fall!


Nike is our sponsor in 2019!

Click Here for more stories and results from the 2019 XC Season!

Flotrack/Milesplit Workouts

Purchase a Home

Want to help GOXC raise funds? Buy or sell a home through Alum Michael Wysocki and he will donate $500 to our program.

Click Here for info

Buy or Sell With Souk Kraus

When you buy or sell a home, get a purchase loan, refinance, or do a cash out with Souk Kraus, she will donate $500 to the GO XC/Track programs.

Buy or Sell with Souk Kraus

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Coaching Staff

Coach Soles

Coach Soles

Head Coach

Phone: 951-326-6992

Coach Garcia

Assistant Coach - Group 2

Coach Lyles

Assistant Coach - Group 2

Coach Noble

Coach Noble

Associate Head Coach

Phone: 951-805-9273

Coach Laurence

Assistant Coach - Group 2

Coach Linsdstrom

Assistant Coach - Group 2

Phone: 760-818-3115

Coach Martin

Coach Martin

Assistant Coach - Group 3

Phone: 951-813-9082

Coach Johnson

Assistant Coach - Group 3

Phone: 909-730-0640

GO Athletic Administration

Herschel Ramirez

Herschel Ramirez

Athletic Director

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2012

Eric Morton

Eric Morton

Assistant Athletic Director

Phone: 951-294-6450

Lois Gorbacz

Lois Gorbacz

Athletic Secretary

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2004