Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month: Salpointe’s Kylie Wild

Salpointe junior cross country runner Kylie Wild (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Salpointe junior Kylie Wild won the Mt. Carmel XC Invitational event for seniors on Sept. 18 in San Diego with a time of 15:35.9 adding to her many accomplishments. She is the Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month for September.

Wild won the Division III state championship last year with a time of 18:37.3.

The Mt. Carmel Meet is a 2.7 mile course run in Balboa Park in San Diego and the AIA state meet is a 5K or roughly 3.1 miles.

During the track season in the spring, she won the state titles in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races.

(MileSplit CA Video)


January 2021: Ironwood Ridge golfer Celia Schrecker

February 2021: Tucson High grad, Arizona diver Delaney Schnell

March 2021: Sahuaro basketball player Alyssa Brown

April 2021: Salpointe softball player Alyssa Aguilar

May 2021: Sabino track athlete Eva Bruce

June 2021: Buena grad, Phoenix College pitcher Brianna Hardy

July 2021: Sunnyside wrestler Audrey Jimenez

August 2021: Ironwood Ridge golfer Zoe Newell


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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