Desert Vista Boys Cross Country

DVCC Boys win the 2021 Arizona Division-I State Meet


Nov 13, 2020: The DVCC Thunder celebrate their 11th D1 State Title at the 2021 Arizona State Championship Meet

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Summer 2022 Training Resources

Summer Training for the upcoming 2022 Season will soon be starting; all Thunder Runners (new and returning) should review the following materials:

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Current Season

Nike Cross Regionals - Southwest Recap

On Saturday, November 20th, the DVCC Varsity raced to an eighth-place finish in the Nike Cross Regionals (Southwest) Championship Race against 22 top teams from the Southwest Region. The squad was led by Noah Jodon in 24th (15:28), Gabe Parham in 39th (15:59), Ty Anderson in 81st (16:03), Ethan Bukowski in 99th (16:15), and Johnathan Estrada in 129th (16:30); also competing were Stevie Saurini in 141st (16:38) and Diego Rueda in 163rd (16:56). The Thunder JV took 8th place in the Large School Open Race, led by Shaud Becenti in 22nd (17:05).

State Meet Recap

On Saturday Nov 13th 2021, the Desert Vista Boys Cross Country team scored 58 points to win the 2021 Arizona State D1 Cross Country Championship, their 11th State Title overall. Senior Noah Jodon is the 2021 Arizona State D1 Champion, winning the race in 16:09. He was followed by senior Gabe Parham in 4th (16:20), with juniors Stevie Saurini in 19th (16:51) and Ty Anderson in 20th (16:56.3). Senior Johnathan Estrada completed the scoring in 21st (16:56.9). Also competing were seniors Ethan Bukowski in 24th (17:08) and Nolan Billeter in 41st (17:37). Read more...

Regional Meet Recap

On Wednesday, November 3rd, DVCC charged to a 1st-place finish at the Division-1/Southeast Sectional Meet, led by junior Stevie Saurini, who finished in 5th with a time of 16:49. He was followed by sophomore Ty Anderson in 7th (16:50), and a pack of seniors with Nolan Billeter in 8th (16:51), Ryan Hoyt in 9th (16:52), and Diego Rueda in 10th (16:57). Also competing were junior Shaud Bicenti in 19th (17:37) and senior Zaire Blevins in 22nd (17:52). With this result, DVCC qualifies for the Arizona State Championship Meet on November 13th. Read more...

Eye of the Tiger Recap

The Desert Vista Boys traveled down I-10 to Tucson on Saturday, October 23rd to compete in the Eye of the Tiger meet. DVCC captured first place in the JV/Open race, led by junior Stevie Suarini who won the race with a time of 17:08. The Thunder Varsity completed a sweep of the races by winning the Varsity Race, led by senior Noah Jodon who posted a time of 15:31 to win the race. Read more...

Casteel Invitational Recap

DVCC made a return trip to Mansel Carter Oasis Park in Queen Creek, AZ on Friday morning October 15th to compete in the Casteel Invitational. The Thunder took fourth place in the JV/Open Race, led by junior Jack Boyd, who placed 24th overall in 18:06. Senior Nolan Billeter placed 9th overall in 16:09 to lead the Varsity squad to a 4th-place finish in the Varsity Race. Read more...

Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival Recap

On Friday night September 24th, the Thunder took a trip to San Tan Valley to race against some of the top teams from the West Region in the 15th Annual Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival. The DVCC Varsity placed 3rd in the top-billed Sweepstakes race, with Noah Jodon leading the way in 9th place (15:13). The Thunder JV took fourth place in the Large School Open race, led by Shaud Becenti in 8th (17:16). Maxton Klein paced the DVCC Freshmen with a 17th-place (19:40) finish in the Large School Freshmen race.

Woodbridge Cross Country Classic Recap

DVCC traveled to Southern California on Saturday, September 18th for the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic, a huge meet that draws the Best of the West. The Thunder Varsity turned in a 3rd-place finish in the top-billed Sweepstakes Race, led by Noah Jodon in 31st (14:44). In the Class races, the DVCC Seniors took second place led by Diego Rueda in 4th (16:17), the Juniors took fourth place led by Shaud Becenti in 7th (16:37), the Sophomores grabbed 6th place, led by Kaden Evans in 4th (16:44), and the Freshman were led by Levi Shoemaker in 51st (18:45). Read more...

Fountain Hills Invitational Recap

The Desert Vista Boys travelled to Fountain Hills Park on Saturday morning, September 11th for the Fountain Hills Invitational. DVCC grabbed a fifth-place finish in the Varsity Race, led by Ethan Bukowski in 11th place (15:49). The Thunder took fourth place in the Upperclassmen Open Race, led by senior Will Perciballi in 15th (18:48), and second place in the Underclassmen Open Race, led by sophomore Braedon Lolli in 8th (18:38). Read more...

Chandler Invitational Recap

The Thunder kicked of the 2021 season on Saturday, September 4th at the Chandler Invitational at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler. In the series of class-based races, DVCC took first place in the Seniors race, led by Noah Jodon in 3rd (15:41); eighth place in the Juniors race, led by Stevie Saurini in 6th (16:27); fifth place in the Sophomore Race, led by Kaden Evans in 20th (17:52); and ninth place in the Freshmen race, led by Levi Shoemaker in 30th (19:22). Read more...

2021 DVCC Captains

Congratulations to the DVCC Captains for 2021:

Last Season

State Meet Recap

On Thursday Nov 12th 2020, the Desert Vista Boys Cross Country team took second place in the Arizona State D1 Cross Country Championship. The Thunder were led by Noah Jodon, finishing in 2nd-place overall with a time of 15:37. He was followed by Wyatt Hanson in 6th (15:57), Gabe Parham in 8th (15:59), Ty Anderson in 29th (16:35), and Nolan Billeter in 34th (16:38). Also competing were Johnathan Estrada in 36th (16:39) and Jacob Cardon in 89th (17:37). Read more...