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CIF-SS Track Finals Primer

By in Press Enterprise on May 19, 2017

By Jeffrey Parenti

CIF-SS All-Division Track & Field Championships
When: Saturday
Where: At Cerritos College, Norwalk
Times: Field events at 10:30 a.m., Running at 1 p.m.
Division 1
Boys defending champion: Great Oak.
Top Inland athletes to watch: The Rancho Verde boys sprint team has qualified Isaiah Cunningham, Rasaun House and Tyler Kennedy in both the 100 and 200. They help lead the state’s fastest 400- and 1,600-meter relay teams (the 400 relay team set a Riverside County record at 40.29 at the Inland Valley League final). … Cunningham has the state’s fastest times in the 100 (10.32) and 200 (20.84). … Rancho Verde has depth in the hurdles with USC-bound Cameron Samuel — who is state-ranked in both hurdles and also anchors the state’-leading 1,600 relay (3:14.79) — and long jumper Bryan Thompson, who also runs on the 400 relay. … Vista Murrieta has won the last two state team titles. The Broncos are led by sprinters Javelyn Guidry (100/200/400 relay), Cole Dubots (100/400 relay/1,600 relay) and Parris Samaniego (400/1,600 relay). … Guidry has the state’s No. 2 time in the 100 (10.34) and No. 7 time in the 200 (21.26). … Dubots, a two-time state medalist in the 100, was second last year and first as a sophomore. … Yucaipa junior Asani Hampton (100/200/400 relay) was a 100m medalist at state last year … UC Davis-bound hurdler Anthony Easter (Roosevelt) leads the state in the 300 hurdles (36.78) and ranks third in the 110s (14.01) … Oregon-bound Joseph Anderson (Upland), the defending state champion in the 110s, is the San Bernardino Co. record holder (13.59). … Columbia-bound Solomon Fountain (Great Oak) was fifth last year in both the 800 and 1,600 and is the top returning runner in both races … Junior CJ Stevenson (Great Oak) was second in the triple jump last year and has a […]    

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