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By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com | May 25, 2011
Fountain Valley's Hassan Ilyas won the 1 boys' 300 hurdles Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Division 1 finals at Cerritos College in Norwalk. The senior won the event in a time of 38.33 seconds. Ilyas also competed in the triple jump and finished eighth at 44 feet 1/2. In the Division 1 boys' 1,600 meters, Marina senior Karl Baranov ran 4:15.82 to finish sixth, one spot ahead of Fountain Valley senior Luis Morales, who ran a 4:16.65. Ramon Vargas of Huntington Beach came up with a pair of third-place finishes in the Division 2 final.
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By Mike Sciacca | June 19, 2008
When the 2007-08 prep sports calendar opened the first week of September, athletic contests went onward as usual. But as the hot, dry days of October began to unfold, winds of change changed the way the games were played. Yet as the school year forged on, and by the time classes let out for summer this past week, the prep sports calendar concluded the way it had began ? with plenty to celebrate. Below are some of the key sports happenings that were reported to the Independent during the 2007-08 school year.
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By Matt Szabo | April 14, 2010
Marina High softball Coach Shelly Luth counted 12 Division I schools, 10 Division II schools and 10 Division III schools at last weekend’s Michelle Carew Classic. The Vikings were one of the Division I schools, and Luth said Division I is loaded this year. Numbers game aside, though, Marina stepped it up at Anaheim’s Peralta Park. “There were very few weak schools there,” Luth said. “Fourth out of 32 is pretty respectable.” Marina did indeed take fourth at the prestigious tournament, including a 2-1 quarterfinal upset win over Canyon of Anaheim.
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By Mike Sciacca | May 22, 2008
The Ocean View softball team is in the elite eight. The Seahawks moved on to the quarterfinal round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs Tuesday by scoring twice in the top of the seventh inning to subdue host Rowland, 3-2. Ocean View will host Gahr of Cerritos at 3:15 p.m. today. The winner moves on to Tuesday?s semifinal round. ?It was a tough one,? Ocean View Coach Randy Cruz said of the Rowland game. ?We hit the ball but just couldn?t get timely hits when we needed them.
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May 30, 2002
Mike Sciacca For the second time in four years, Marina High will send two pole vaulters from its girls' track and field program to the CIF State meet. Senior Kristen McGregor and junior Cara Walker have qualified for Friday's meet, which will be held at Cerritos College in Norwalk. McGregor earned the right to compete Friday by hitting an outstanding vault of 12-feet-9 at last Friday's CIF Southern Section Masters Meet, also held at Cerritos College.
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June 10, 2004
Batistelli delivers for South in 6-2 loss to North Victoria Batistelli had the only RBI for the South at Monday's 12th annual Soroptimist International North/South All-Star Softball Game at Cal State Fullerton. The Huntington Beach High senior scored Dayna Berry of Mission Viejo in the top of the sixth to complete the game's scoring in a 6-2 North victory. Batistelli, who played catcher, was joined on the South squad by fellow Huntington Beach senior Holly Jackson.
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October 14, 1999
Pat Gleason of Huntington Beach has qualified to compete at the 1999 Ironman Triathlon World Championship on Oct. 23 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. More than 50,000 triathletes from more than 50 countries annually attempt to qualify for the world's most famous endurance event. Gleason earned a spot in the world championship by finishing in third-place in the Men's 35-39 Division in Chicago earlier this year. Gleason will be a first-time competitor in Hawaii.
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February 16, 2006
Edison High senior forward T.J. Lipold is one of 80 high school basketball players in Southern California to be nominated to the 2006 McDonald's All-American high school basketball team. Lipold is one of 1,500 male and 1,000 female prep basketball players nationwide to be nominated by a committee of experts. The final boys' and girls' All-American teams will have 12 players each. The McDonald's boys' game will be played March 29 at San Diego State University and will be broadcast live by ESPN.
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By By Mike Sciacca | December 29, 2005
From the U.S. Open at Huntington Pier to Edison High's league championship in football, 2005 was a year to remember.The 2005 athletic calendar was filled with milestones, upsets and expected results. Below is a recap of some of the major accomplishments turned in by local athletes and teams during the past year. January to March The Edison wrestling team captured its first Southern Section championship by beating out 42 other schools to win the CIF Coastal Division team title.
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