CCS Dope Sheet - 2009

2009 CCS Track and Field Dope Sheet


By Mark Foyer Half Moon Bay Review 4X100 relay St. Francis, Serra, Mitty Sonic boom could heard when anchors receive the batons. 1,600 Wolfsmith (Sobrato), Hunt (Aptos), Lema (Willow Glen) Expect a very tactical race. 110 hurdles Guenther (Gilroy), Prader (Salinas), Campbell (Mitty) Guenther could break into 14.50-range. 400 Nguyen (Milpitas), Thompson (Piedmont Hills), Craig (Woodside) All but one finalist broke 50 seconds. Can someone break 49 seconds? 100 Spencer (San Mateo), Borel (St. Francis), Sanders (Santa Cruz) Spencer will be pushed hard to repeat. 800 Arveson (Montery), Jani (Branham), Strum (Pioneer) Arveson has fastest time in CCS. Jani had fastest time at Trials. 300 hurdles Guenther (Gilroy), Campbell (Mitty), Skinner (Alvarez) Final race on home track should be a good one for Guenther. 200 Spencer (San Mateo), Marshall (Valley Christian), Sanders (Santa Cruz) Spencer broke 22-second barrier at Trials. 3,200 Macquitty (Palo Alto), Wolfsmith (Sobrato), Rowe (Mountain View) How many people will set season bests? 4X400 relay San Benito, Mitty, Bellarmine Serra could sneak into third. High Jump Lima (Half Moon Bay), Anderson (Gunn), Davis (King City) Lima could be first person in school history to win CCS track title. Pole Vault Prader (Salinas), Garin (Carlmont), Bet (Serra) Prader and Garin should have chances at 16 feet. Long Jump Spencer (San Mateo), Thompson (Riordan), Johnson (St. Francis) Spencer could pop a big one right away. Triple Jump Johnson (St. Francis), Taylor (Evergreen Valley), Kientzel (Santa Cruz) Will someone need to hit 45 feet to win? Discus White (Oak Grove), Martinez (San Benito), Butler (St. Francis) A slight breeze could make for big throws. Shot Put Nava (Mt. Pleasant), Wright (Mitty), Pohahau (Wilcox) Battle should come down to final throw. Team St. Francis, Mitty, San Mateo Scoring in four field events could be the difference for St. Francis. 2009 CCS Track and Field Dope Sheet


By Mark Foyer Half Moon Bay Review 4X100 relay Mitty, Mt. Pleasant, St. Francis Mitty looks to lower its CCS-best time. 1,600 meters Reynolds (Mountain View), Sarge (Pioneer), Allen (San Benito) Reynolds and Sarge could push each other into sub-5 time. 100 hurdles Nelms (Leland), Goranson (Valley Christian), Evans (Leigh) Could be the start of a big night for Leland junior. 400 Hardiman (Wilcox), Irish (Half Moon Bay), Sakaller (Monta Vista) Hardiman could take Irish into sub-55 finish. 100 Gradiska (Pinewood), Nelms (Leland), Martinez (Willow Glen) Nelms has fastest time in CCS, but Gradiska had fastest time at Trials. 0A 800 Fedronic (Carlmont), Diaz (Leigh), Allen (San Benito) Battle for third will be intense. 300 hurdles Nelms (Leland), Ristow (Westmont), Margerum (Gunn) As Tony Bruno would say, Nelms’ first-place predication is a lock. 200 Gradiska (Pinewood), Hardiman (Wilcox), Martinez (Willow Glen) Don’t be surprised if Irish or Sakaller sneaks in for third. 3,200 Bergman (Valley Christian), Peterson (Carlmont), Barnett (Leland) Mayer and Ferrante should be in contention for third place. 4X400 relay St. Francis, Valley Christian, Mitty Mountain View, Leland and Burlingame will make strong efforts to break into top three. High Jump Dolbec (Saratoga), Rimbach (Los Altos), McCarthy (Aptos) If top three hit their season bests, along with Sklar, all four could be state-bound Pole Vault Roche (St. Francis), Ang (Gunn), L’Heureux (Santa Clara) All thre e have cleared at least 10-4. Long Jump Margerum (Gunn), Nguyen (Saratoga), Evans (Leigh) Too close to call. Rogers has a good a chance to finish in the top three. Triple Jump Leath (Mt. Pleasant), Carter (Mt. Pleasant), Evans (Leigh) Leath hit 38-foot barrier at Trials. Discus McKee (Santa Teresa), Ekong (Hillsdale), Chung (Cupertino) Any of the other five participants could make it into third place Shot Put McKee (Santa Teresa), Gordon (Mitty), Logan (Los Altos) Can McKee break into the 45-foot range? Team Leland, Valley Christian and Gunn tied for second, Mt. Pleasant, St. Francis and Leigh tied for fourth With eight points separating Leland from Valley Christian and Gunn and 10 ahead of Mt. Pleasant, St. Francis and Leigh, team title and places will come down to 4X400.