Desert Vista Boys Cross Country


2018 Arizona Division-I State Champs, Five in a Row !!!!!

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Nov 10, 2018: DVCC Thunder Boys runners celebrate a tenth (and fifth consecutive) Arizona D1 Cross Country State Championship for Desert Vista High School (Phoenix, AZ). Pictured are Vincent Larente, medalist Sammy Van Alstine, Demetris Love, co-Captain Lee Nasewytewa, Travis Kearny, Josh Lowry, and Pierre Cuyeu


Current Season


Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival Recap

On Friday night September 27th, the Thunder took a trip to Casa Grande to race against some of the top teams from the West Region in the 13th Annual Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival. DVCC took second in the Freshman race, led by medalist Tyler Anderson (17:16), and took 5th in the Open race, led by Jacob Cardon in 13th (16:56). The Varsity placed 6th in the top-billed Sole Sports Sweepstakes race, led by Sammy Van Alstine in 25th (15:23). Read more...

Woodbridge Cross Country Classic Recap

DVCC traveled to Southern California on Saturday, September 21st for the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic, a huge meet that draws the Best of the West. The Thunder Varsity turned in a 13th-place finish in the top-billed Sweepstakes Race. In the Class races, the DVCC Freshmen took fourth place, the Sophomores took second place, and the Seniors grabbed a 4th-place finish. Read more...

Doug Conley Invitational Recap

DVCC competed on Saturday, September 21nd in the 47th Annual Doug Conley Invitational held at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe.  The Thunder gJunior Varsity squad took 21st place in the Non-Varsity Race. Read more...

Desert Solstice Cross Country Festival Recap

The Thunder once again displayed its depth on the evening of Friday, September 6th at the Desert Solstice Cross Country Invitational held at Crooked Tree Golf Course in Tucson. DVCC won the Freshman class race and grabbed second in both the Sophomore and Junior class races.  In the nightcap, the Thunder took second place in the top-billed Black/Silver combined sweepstakes race. Read more...

Last Season


State Meet Recap

On Saturday Nov 10th, 2018, the Desert Vista Boys Cross Country squad grabbed its fifth consecutive Arizona State D1 Cross Country Championship and tenth State Title overall. Sammy Van Alstine is the 2018 State Champion, winning the race in 16:03. He was followed by Lee Nasewytewa in 3rd (16:09), Travis Kearny in 4th (16:25), Josh Lowry in 7th (16:30), and Demetris Love in 16th (16:50). Also competing were Pierre Cuyeu in 23rd (17:03) and Vincent Larente in 42nd (17:30). DVCC posted a State Meet record score of 31 to win by a margin of 10 points. Read more...