Newport Harbor High School
The Sailors senior thrower enjoyed a banner day of competition at the Irvine Invitational, winning both the discus (179-10) and the shot put (60-1¼). Both marks were lifetime best for Taylor, who is the current state leader in the shot put.
Villa Park High School
The junior became the state leader in the 1,600 after recording a time of 4:16.29 at the Villa Park/Esperanza/Brea Olinda tri-meet. At the ASICS Triton Invitational, Corcoran posted a 4:18.2 anchor leg of the 1,600 distance medley to rally Villa Park (10:41.97) to a first-plac
El Toro High School
The Chargers senior won the invitational 3,200 race at the adidas Meet of Champions Distance Classic Saturday at Azusa Pacific University. His time of 9:07.65 is currently the fastest in the state and the fifth best in the United States.
Tesoro High School
Track and field
One of the county’s fastest sprinters, Simmons is also one of its’ top students. He is currently taking AP Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP Literature, American Government and Spanish 4. Simmons, who is curr
Hawkins produced a quality week of results. He won the high jump, long jump, and triple jump to help the Lancers defeat St. John Bosco 71-64 in dual meet action. He then set a new Lancers school record of 23 feet, 4½ inches en route to winning the long jump and claimed the tripl
The Aztecs junior thrower posted wins in both the shot put (52-11) and the discus (153-4) at the Ocean View Small Schools Invitational. Troung, the county’s lone double event winner at the meet, is currently ranked in the top 10 among county throwers in both events.
Santa Margarita High School
Track and field
Engel has developed into one of the county’s top distance runners this spring while also being a stellar academic performer. He is currently taking AP Macro Economics, AP Calculus, AP Biology, Honors Physics, IB
Mission Viejo High School
The Diablos senior won both the 110 hurdles (15.37) and the 300 hurdles (39.68) to help top-ranked Mission Viejo defeat No. 4 Dana Hills 81-55 to finish the regular season undefeated in the South Coast League. Schnicker, whose 300 hurdles time was a lifetime best, currentl
The Chargers senior claimed three individual league titles at the Sunset League Finals. Thies clocked victories in the 1,600 (4:18.51), the 800 (1:56.66), and the 3,200 (9:29.61). With his effort helping to lead the way, the Chargers won the team title at the meet and finished tied for the overal
San Clemente High School
The Tritons junior recorded a lifetime best and current county leading mark of 62 feet, 6¾ inches in the shot put at the CIF-SS Division 1 preliminaries. Benoit’s throw is currently No. 2 in the Southern Section, No. 3 in the state, and No. 10 in the country.