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High School notebook: Track season continues; Round II for Big Baller hoops

By in Press Enterprise on June 14, 2017

By Jeffrey Parenti, Eric-Paul Johnson, Landon Negri, David Zink, Gabriel Rizk

CIF-State Track & Field champions Shae Anderson, Isaiah Cunningham, Joseph Anderson and Ashley Anumba are among Inland track athletes continuing their season beyond the high school calendar.

Joseph Anderson, an Upland High graduation who signed with Oregon, was a double champion in the hurdles at the CIF finals June 3 in Clovis. He is scheduled to compete Saturday at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle and again next week at the USA Track & Field Junior Nationals in Sacramento. Anderson is scheduled to run the 110 hurdles in both events.

Also scheduled to compete in both events is Roosevelt graduate Anthony Easter, a UC Davis signee. Easter, who medaled at the state meet in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and 1,600 relay, is scheduled to run the 110s this weekend and try his hand at the 400 hurdles — the collegiate and professional distance — at the Junior Nationals.

Cunningham, a Rancho Verde graduate headed to Baylor, is scheduled to run the 100 meters this weekend in Seattle. Cunningham, the state 200 champion, was third at state in the 100. He has run a season best of 10.32, second fastest in California this season.

Norco graduate Shae Anderson, who has yet sign with a college, became the first girl in state history to win the 400 and 300 hurdles at the state meet. She will compete in the 400 at Sacramento, looking to lower her Riverside County record time of 51.99 set at the Mt. SAC Relays in April.

Los Osos grad Ashley Anumba, who has signed with Penn, is the state champion in the discus throw. She is scheduled to compete in that event in Sacramento, looking to lower her San Bernardino County standard of 177-8, set in winning gold in Clovis.

The top two in each event at the two-day Junior Nationals, qualify […]    

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