For the first time in eight years, both Amador Valley's Boys and Girl's cross country teams qualified for the CIF State Championships at the NCS races on Saturday, Nov. 23. The girl's team took first place for the second year in a row. The girls on the varsity team are Derica Su, Hope Bergmark, Ella McCarthy, Taya Small, Lois Hong, Erica Haley, and Dahlia Versteeg. The boy's team took second place and came within four points of upsetting Dublin, one of the fastest teams in the state. The boys on Amador's varsity team are Aidan McCarthy, Jack Gray, John Lester, Euan Houston, Jacob Lawrence, Mason Romant and Ryken Mak.