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By Matt Szabo | June 11, 2009
Fountain Valley High junior Kyle Middlebrooks started fast at the CIF State Track and Field Championships, while Edison’s Hillary Hayes and Matt McElroy laid back for awhile Saturday at Buchanan High in Clovis. All three got what they were looking for in the end, however. Middlebrooks finished second in the state in the boys’ 100-meter dash, while Hayes and McElroy also medaled with fourth and fifth-place finishes in the girls’ and boys’ 3200, respectively.
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June 8, 2006
Left, Huntington Beach's Lyndly Tamura clears the bar during the finals of the Girls Pole Vault during Saturday's CIF State Track and Field meet at Cerritos College. Below left, Edison's Chris Macke lands in the sand while competing in the Boys Long Jump prelims during Friday's CIF State Track and Field meet at Cerritos College. Below right, Edison's Tori Pena clears the bar during the finals of the Girls Pole Vault during Saturday's CIF State Track and Field meet at Cerritos College.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 29, 2013
When the CIF State Track and Field Championships get underway Friday at Clovis Buchanan High, it will include five local athletes who have qualified for the final CIF meet of the season. Huntington Beach junior Susannah Oleson secured a spot in the girls' high jump. Oleson qualified by finishing in a tie for 10th place at 5 feet, 5 inches at the CIF Masters Meet Friday at Cerritos College in Norwalk. On the boys' side, Edison senior Jeff Thies is one of three Orange County athletes to qualify in the 3,200 meters.
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By Mike Sciacca | June 4, 2008
The hard training Meghan Foley put in this past year paid off Saturday. The Edison High junior worked her way into the finals of the girls’ 800-meter race at the 90th annual CIF State Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College and came away with a third-place finish. Foley was one of three Edison athletes — Hillary Hayes in the girls’ 1,600 and Ryan Simioni in the boys’ pole vault were the others — to advance to Saturday’s finals in their respective events.
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By Mike Sciacca | June 7, 2007
Meghan Foley and Hilary Hayes didn't know that they'd be involved in jostling matches Friday. The Edison High sophomores both endured physical races at the 2007 CIF State Track & Field finals at Sacramento City College to earn high marks and valuable experience in their first trip to the event. A third local athlete, Huntington Beach High's Chrissy Van Doornum, also competed Friday and came up with a personal best in the girls' pole vault. Foley emerged with a second-place finish in the girls' 800-meters race Friday to secure a berth in Saturday's finals.
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By Edgar Melik-Stepanyan | June 9, 2006
At about 10 a.m. Friday, Kathryn Poet boarded a bus for Santa Barbara. The junior and her Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball teammates were headed to Dos Pueblos High, the site of the Tologs' first CIF Southern Section playoff appearance since joining the Mission League. Once the Tologs stepped onto the field, Poet did what she's done all year. She was an exemplary leader. She occupied the top of the order and added to her team-best totals in several offensive categories.
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June 9, 2005
Tori Pena and Joe Gatel of Edison High each earned a second-place finish in their respective events at the CIF State Track and Field Championships in Sacramento. Pena, a junior, cleared 13 feet in the girls' pole vault for the second straight week. She finished behind senior Brysun Stately of Cordova, who won the event at 13-feet-4. Gatel actually finished the boys' 1600 meters in third place, with a time of 4:13.24 but was awarded second place when A.J. Acosta of El Camino in San Diego was disqualified for cutting off Gatel during the race.
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By Matt Szabo | May 21, 2009
The Marina High boys? golf team can go down in history after the Vikings captured the CIF Southern Section Central team divisional title May 11 at Lakewood Country Club. It?s the first time Marina boys? golf has won a CIF title, Coach Jim Morris said. ?It?s pretty amazing,? he said. ?I knew we had a good chance.? As a team, Marina shot 372 and beat Mira Costa by a single stroke to claim the title. Individually, the Vikings were led by senior Jem Young (even-par 72), senior Kenny Gibo, junior Jeff Fuzzard and sophomore Kyle Frame (all shot 73)
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By Edgar Melik-Stepanyan | June 9, 2006
NORWALK — Andrew Steben expected nothing less. The St. Francis High senior entered Saturday's CIF Southern Section Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College as the favorite to take home the Division III title in the pole vault. And that's exactly what he did. Steben won the division title by recording a personal-best leap of 15 feet 6, a foot higher than Atascadero's A.J. Teunissen and Temple City's Hoku Hu, who tied for second. "I was pretty sure I could win the title," Steben said.
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