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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • TRACK & FIELD: Gridley JV girls win title, Varsity girls take second

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  • The Gridley High Track & Field team wrapped up the regular season at the Butte View League finals in Wheatland last Friday.
    Gridley’s varsity girls continued to dominate with a number of medals. The girls finished second in the BVL, behind Sutter, with 107 team points.
    Jamie Burr had a first place finish in the 100m hurdles (18.50) and placed second in the 300m hurdles (56.58).
    Marisela Cardenas also earned a first place medal with a throw of 34-05.00 in the shot put. Cardenas placed second in the discus with a distance of 107-10.
    Brennah Payne placed second in the 800m (2:41.67) and third in the one-mile (5:51.03).
    Lauren Solis had a second place finish in the long jump at 15-04.00 and finished third in the triple jump with a distance of 31-05.
    Marin Spears finished second at the shot put with a throw of 33-00.50 and third in discus at 103-05.     
    Joanna Sanchez finished second in the 100m hurdles (19.77) and took fourth in the 300m hurdles (1:02.83).
    Neena Kaur finished sixth in the 100m with a time of 14.68 seconds.
    Solis, Sanchez, Payne, and Kaur made up a 4x400m relay team that took second place in 5:07.75.       
    Gridley’s varsity boys scored just 45 points in their fifth place finish, with a number of those points came from Taylor Miskin. Miskin led Gridley’s varsity boys by taking first in the 300m hurdles in a time of 43.10 seconds. He placed second in both the 110m hurdles (18.07) and triple jump (39-03.50).
    Ryan King placed third in both the 800m (2:11.76) and the one-mile (4:55.83).  
    Caleb Brothers finished fourth in the high jump with a height of 5-04, while Jose Vazquez placed fifth in shot put (32-09.50) and sixth in the discus (93-00).           
    The JV girls won the BVL banner with an impressive 172 team points, more than 50 points ahead of second place Orland (116 points).
    Stephanie Cardenas and Michael Curry were both triple event winners. Cardenas did her part by taking first in the 100m (13.74), the 100m hurdles (16.70), and the 300m hurdles (50.63). Curry won the 200m (28.63), the long jump (15-11), and the triple jump (33-04.50).
    Elle Spears had a pair of firsts, in the 800m (2:54.29) and the 1600m (6:26.06).
    Cassie Gibson took first in the 3200m with a time of 14:41.72, and she placed second in both the 800m (2:57.16) and the 1600m (6:27).
    Katherine Ramos won the high jump event with a height of 3-10 and placed second in the shot put (27-07.50).
    Page 2 of 2 - Gina Lockhart had a time of 1:11.83 for second place in the 400m and took third in the discus (75-06).
    Brenda Tena’s jump of 13-11.5 was good for second place in the long jump, and Leslie Garcia placed fourth in both the 800m (3:36.69) and the 1600m (7:46.08).
    Tena, Ramos, Lockhart, and Heidi Stewart won the JV girls’ 4x100 relay in 59.12         . Cardenas, Lockhart, Spears, and Curry placed second in the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:37.15.
    Gridley’s JV boys finished third in team points with a total of 99, just one point behind second place Orland. 
    Angel Santana had a dominant performance as always, taking first in the 100m (11.80), 200m (24.10), and triple jump (37-06).
    Other first place finishes included Micheal Terry in the shot put (42-00.50) and Vincent Sanchez in both the high jump (5-00.00) and discus (122-06).
    Sanchez also took second in the shot put with a throw of 41-01.5, while Terry took third in the discus (87-04).
    Benjamin Sannar had a pair of second place finishes. Sannar placed second in the 800m (2:30.65) and the 1600m (5:09.44).
    Efrain Aguilar took second in the 200m (25.29) as well as taking fifth in both the 100m (12.67) and the long jump (16-00).
    Steven Edwards placed sixth in the discus with a throw of 82-02         .
    Santana, Aguilar, Terry, and Sannar had a 4x400 team that took fourth with a time of 4:01.11.

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