There are not too many
schools that can balance a top-notch sports program with outstanding
performances in the classroom as well. Crossroads has managed
to do both exceptionally well.
Crossroads placed three teams in first place in the CIF Southern Section-Ford Academic Awards,
another five sports in second place, two sports in the third spot and two more
The Roadrunners had other sports place in the top 10.
This award is
determined by averaging the accumulative GPA in college prep courses of all
student-athletes on the team and comparing them with other schools.
comparisons are divided into 2 categories: schools with 1,500+ students
and those with 1, 499 or less.
The Academic Awards
program is sponsored by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Ford.
were based on the first semester of the 2013-14 school calendar year.
Crossroads baseball team took first place with an overall GPA of 3.61. The
Roadrunners girls’ track and field team was the top squad, boasting a 3.86 GPA
as a squad.
The boys’ volleyball team also earned top
kudos with their overall GPA of 3.80 as a team. Garnering second place honors was Crossroads’
girls’ basketball team, softball, girls’ tennis, girls’ volleyball and girls
Crossroads (3.86) just
missed out on the top spot in girls’ volleyball to Delphi Academy (3.94).
Roadrunners were nipped in softball (3.77), by Mesa Grande (3.78), clipped by
Villanova Prep (3.87) in girls’ swimming (3.78) and was outpointed by Villanova
Prep (3.88) in girls’ tennis (3.83).
Both the school’s boys (3.67) and girls (3.73)
soccer teams made the third place list.
Other sports teams
from the school that received recognition were boys track (3.58) and boys
swimming (3.65) (fourth place), boys golf (3.66, fifth place) and boys
basketball (3.63, sixth place).
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