Desert Vista Boys Cross Country

DVCC Boys Finish 2nd at 2020 Arizona Division-I State Meet


Nov 12, 2020: DVCC Thunder Boys runners celebrate a second-place finish at the Arizona D1 Cross Country State Championship Meet. (photo courtesy of Peyton Martin)

Current Season

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...