The Live Oak cross country team traveled to Golden Gate Park on a beautiful day last Thursday to take part in the league finals at Hellman Hollow. The Lightning ran fast during the 1.5 mile course that started in Hellman Hollow Meadow and looped around the Upper Polo Field track. The 5th/6th grade girls got off to a fast start and placed four runners in the top ten (Shoshi (1st), Isabel (3rd), Chloe (5th) and Eve (8th) on their way to winning the team title. Tavis and Kai R. kept it going for Live Oak by placing first and second in the 5th/6th grade boys race. Owen also placed in the top ten, leading the way for Live Oak to another team title. Genevieve, Emma, Amelia, Ailey and Lily all placed in the top ten in the 7th/8th girls division to help take the team title. Last but not least, Tao capped off an impressive season by placing first in a competitive 7th/8th boys division. Everett, Nate and Wheeler all placed in the top ten to help Live Oak win all of the four possible team titles. Click here
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The cross country team improved each and every meet and supported each other throughout, which made the season one of the most memorable ones. Congratulations to the Live Oak runners, coaches Carlos, Wil and Neil, and all the parents who made the season a success this year!Volleyball Makes Playoff Appearances and Shows All-Around Growth
Live Oak’s Varsity Green and JV Green teams finished their regular seasons recently. Sarah and Kyelle kept the game close with their strong serving, but the Varsity Green came up just short in the end to Presidio Hills School by a final of 25-19, 25-20. Despite losing some close games this season, the team showed dedication, hard work, and a relentless attitude while improving their fundamentals under coach Karen Olson.
After dropping the first set, Josie and Malayah's strong serving helped the JV Green take the second set against a formidable PHS team. PHS was able to rally in the third set to take the match. The JV Green team showed their skills and competitiveness throughout the season and have a lot to build on going forward. Congratulations to all the student-athletes for their hard work!
The Varsity White volleyball team put in a great effort against San Francisco School in the first round of the playoffs, but lost a close match to end its season. Both teams played hard throughout this back and forth playoff game. After dropping the first set narrowly, the Live Oak squad forced a third set behind some impressive rallies. All players contributed and gave it their best, but in the end, SF School pulled out the victory by a final of 25-20, 21-25, 15-12. Congratulations to the varsity white team and coach Karen for all their hard work this season!
This past Wednesday, the Live Oak White JV team took on the top seed S.F. Friends in the JV semifinals. The team worked hard and gave it their best but fell by a final score of 25-13, 25-14. The team improved their skills while winning some close contests this season, and demonstrated great team spirit. Congratulations to all the players for all their hard work.
Thank you to all the parents/guardians who attended competitions, took photos at games, and supported our student-athletes throughout the season.
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