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Cross Country Takes 2nd Place in Metro

The Crusader junior high team appears to be peaking at just the right time as they earned a perfect score of 15 points in the Governor’s Games last Saturday. Ethan Dupas ’20 has been racing extremely well in the last few weeks, and he won his first race this weekend. Teammates Abe Bernstein ‘20, Gabe Costa ’20, Merritt Pecoraro ’20, and Bryce Davey ’21 finished in 2nd-5th place solidifying the title. Joseph Lee ’20, Victor Garcia ’21, and Gary Read more »

Cross Country Wins in Baton Rouge

After a tough week of school with exam preparations and a tough week of practice, the Crusader cross country team rose to the occasion on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Catholic High Invitational in Baton Rouge. Ethan Dupas ’20 set the tone in the junior high race by taking the early lead in the race, leading the large field for more than one mile. Teammate Abram Bernstein ’20 followed closely and was able to pass Ethan in the late stages Read more »

Crusaders Win 1st Place at Holy Cross/Dominican Invitational

The cross country team raced into action at the Holy Cross/Dominican Invitational this past Saturday. The event was held in City Park where the Crusaders took 1st Place with outstanding efforts from Hunter Appleton ’19, Hayden Courrege ’18, and Benjamin Crowley ’18, who finished 1-2-3, respectively, in the field. Tyler Epps ’18, and Reid Kern ’17 solidified the victory for the Crusaders by placing 10th and 16th. The Crusaders narrowly defeated runner-up Read more »

Cross Country Races Takes 2nd Place

The Crusader cross country team finished in 2nd place at the St. Paul’s/ Christian Brothers Invitational at Money Hill  last Saturday. Hayden Courrege’ ’18, Hunter Appleton ’19, and Benjamin Crowley ’18 finished in the Top 5. Tyler Epps ’18 and Reid Kern ’17 finished in the Top 25. Jordan Thompson ’17 won the Junior Varsity race and led the junior varsity to the team title. Justin Levy ’17, Tyler Thompson ’18, and Kyle Alexander ’17 finished in Read more »

Cross Country Keeps on Running…

The varsity cross country team finished in 2nd place against a field of 33 teams Saturday at Highland Park in Baton Rouge at the Episcopal High School Roundtable Invitational. Hayden Courregé ’18 and Hunter Appleton ’19 led the Crusaders with a 2nd and 3rd place finish, respectively. Benjamin Crowley ’18 and Tyler Epps ’18 finished in the Top 20 to solidify the runner-up position for the team. St. Paul’s High School outpaced the Crusaders, Read more »

Cross Country Championships
1969-1970 – City
1970-1971 – City, District
1971-1972 – City, District, State
1972-1973 – City, District, State Runner-up
1973-1974 – City, District
1974-1975 – City, District
1975-1976 – City, District
1976-1977 – City, District
1977-1978 – City, District
1978-1979 – City, District
1979-1980 – City, District, State Runner-up
1980-1981 – City, District, State
1981-1982 – City, District, State
1983-1984 – City
1984-1985 – City, State Runner-up
1986-1987 – City
1991-1992 – City, District, State Runner-up
1992-1993 – City, District, State Runner-up
1993-1994 – State
1994-1995 – City, District, State Runner-up
1995-1996 – City, District
1997-1998 – State Runner-up
1998-1999 – State
1999-2000 – District, State
2000-2001 – City, District
2001-2002 – City
2002-2003 – City, District, State
2003-2004 – City, State Runner-up
2004-2005 – City, State Runner-up
2005-2006 – City, State Runner-up
2006-2007 – City
2007-2008 – City, State
2008-2009 – City
2011-2012 – District, Metro, State Runner-Up
2012-2013 – District Runner-Up, Metro
2014-2015- State Runner-Up
2015-2016- Metro

Cross Country distance running begins in the fall and ends in mid-November. Practice begins formally in the first week of school in August and meets begin in September. Runners meet informally during the summer months to train in preparation for the upcoming season.

There are three divisions: junior high (8th and 9th), junior varsity  (9th and 10th), and varsity (9th – 12th). Meets are held on Saturday mornings with a slate of 6-12 meets per season. The team competes throughout the state of Louisiana as well as at regional invitationals in Mississippi and Alabama. Jr. High and junior varsity divisions run a 2.0 mile course while the varsity runs a three mile or 5K course.

Following the Cross Country season, many of the team members compete on the Track & Field team.

You can get more information about the Brother Martin Cross Country Program by E-mail at

Click for the 2016-2017 Team Handbook 


Brett Carver ’91 – University of New Orleans
Jay Dumas ’91 – University of New Orleans
Phil Sims ’91 – Louisiana State University
Stephen Erath ’95 – Texas A&M
Charles Baggett ’96 – Louisiana State University
Randy Hanning ’96 – University of Tennessee
Eric Giandelone ’96 – Depaul University
Troy Strohmeyer ’97 – Louisiana Tech
Bryan Oubre ’98 – Texas A&M
Anand Viswanathan ’98 – Loyola University
Ralph Aucoin ’00 – Belmont Abbey College
Ryan Gallagher ’00 – Tulane University
Jarett Roche ’00 – Louisiana State University
Justin Scanlon ’00 – Gustavas Adolphus
Sean Clancy ’01 – Western Carolina University
Matt Gaiennie ’01 – Spring Hill College
Adam Jones ’01 – Georgia Tech
Trey Williams ’02 – Washington & Lee
Drew Haro ’03 – Louisiana State University
Josh Miles ’03 – Xavier University
Jeff Adolph ’04 – Louisiana State University

Patrick Aucoin ’05 – Spring Hill College
Andy Florek ’06 – Louisiana State University
Kyle Hecker ’06 – Louisiana State University
Mark Kirkikis ’06 – Spring Hill College
Kyle Esteves ’07 – Tulane University
Will Kirkikis ’08 – Spring Hill College
Casey Keiser ’08 – Mississippi College
Kenneth Schiffman ’08 – Louisiana State University
Martin Aucoin ’09 – Belmont Abbey College
Matthew Pieri ’09 – Xavier University
Scott Richardson ’09 – Southeastern Louisiana University
Christian Clesi ’10 – Birmingham Southern College
Daniel Nally ’10 – Birmingham Southern College
Stefan Schluter ’10 – Belmont Abbey College
Scout Kirkikis ’11 – Spring Hill College
Emanuelle Detiege ’11 – Xavier University
Lawrence Stansberry- ’11– Xavier University
Jared Allen ’12 – Millsaps College
Ken Newburger ’12 – Millsaps College
Michael Maldonado ’14 – Catholic University
Felipe Pelaez ’15 – Louisiana State University



Crusaders running in the Catholic High Invitational.

City Park Course Map

Mr. Ryan Gallagher ’00 – Head Coach
Mr. Brad Duplechain – Assistant Coach
Mr. Drew Haro ’03 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Philip Sims ’91 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Joe Alexander (NF) – Junior High Coach

(NF) – Non-Faculty

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