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Samohi junior Sumner Schwartz stands proudly with his medal after winning the Ocean League title in the pole vault at home May 1.
Photo by Roger Morante
Samohi junior Sumner Schwartz stands proudly with his medal after winning the Ocean League title in the pole vault at home May 1.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Track And Field

Samohi Track And Field Qualifies 13 Athletes For CIF Playoffs

Posted May. 8, 2013, 8:54 pm

Roger Morante / Sports Editor

The Samohi boys and girls track team qualified 13 athletes to go on to CIF after competing in the Ocean League finals at Beverly Hills High school Thursday, May 2 in a meet that determined which athletes would move on to CIF prelims.

Samohi Track and Field head coach Tanya Fisher said that the Vikings competed against strong opponents and are now hoping to qualify for the CIF Finals.

"The athletes had to come in first, second or third in the league, and qualify with a tough CIF standard," said Fischer.

Samohi qualified 13 athletes to go on to CIF and represent the Vikings in the following events:

Steve Brecerra - Discus

Eric Gironda - 1600m , 3200m

Arden Lassalle - 1600m

Jahangir Habaib - 3200m

Peter Breceda - Shot Put

Jessica Walker - Shot Put

Welela Makonen - Discus

Sumner Schwartz, - Pole Vault

Franny Pezullo - Pole Vault, High Jump

Joylyn Daily, - 4x 400 relay

Lauren Schultz - 4x 400 relay

Kloey Battista - 4x 400m relay

Taji McKinley - 4x 400m relay

Tyler Flowers - alternate

Halimat Adeyemi - alternate

Prelims for CIF Division 1 will be held at Trabuco Hills High School all day Saturday starting at 11:00 a.m.

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May. 11, 2013, 12:58:19 am

Robert (Bob) Smith said...

Congratulations to the Samohi athletes who qualified for the prelims for CIF Division 1. All the best, to all of you. Bob

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