Friday, December 27, 2013

2014 SJS Distance State Meet Contenders...

As with NCS and CCS, 3 qualify to the CA state Track and Field meet unless you make the 2014 At-Large Time Standards.  It's very possible I could have missed an athlete or two so please chim in below on those athletes.  Additional comments?

Girls 800m.
The favorite:  Han-ah Sumner Davis
Threats:  Ashley Kittle Woodcreek, Jeanne-Marie McPherson Davis
Wildcards:  Camille Boudreaux St. Francis Sac, Kaitlin Derry Bella Vista, Peyton Bilo St. Francis Sac, Kristi Capello Del Campo, Kendall Derry Bella Vista

Boys 800m.
The favorite:  Blake Croft Davis
Threats:  Jack Ploeg Elk Grove, Ben Garcia Pleasant Grove
Wildcards:  Arturo Sotomayor Roseville, Aric Strohmeyer Woodland, Gonzalo Morales Dixon, Steven Hill Bear Creek

Girls 1600m.
The favorite:  Kendall Derry Bella Vista
Threats:  Sophie Meads Davis, Jenica Dodge Whitney, Miranda Myers St. Francis Sac
Wildcards:  Mikayla Florez Riverbank, Peyton Bilo St. Francis Sac, Kaitlin Derry Bella Vista, Hannah Hull Calaveras, Sofia Castiglione Davis, Fiona O'Keeffe

Boys 1600m.
The favorite:  Garrett Migliozzi Nevada Union
Threats:  Paul Zeiss Granite Bay, Steven Grolle Sonora
Wildcards:  George Miao Rocklin, Andrew Brown Jesuit, Carlos Cruz McClatchy, Nathan Wellington Whitney, Arturo Sotomayor Roseville

Girls 3200m.
The favorite:  Fiona O'Keeffe Davis
Threats:  Lauren LaRocco St. Francis Sac, Miranda Myers St. Francis Sac, Madison Rawson St. Francis Sac
Wildcards:   Clare Carroll Vista del Lago, Rachel Peterson Oak Ridge, Giulia McIsaac Davis, Jenica Dodge Whitney

Boys 3200m.
The favorite:  Abdul Hamid Sheldon
Threats:  George Miao Rocklin,  Paul Zeiss Granite Bay, Nathan Wellington Whitney
Wildcards:  Edward Chance Del Campo, Brian Song Davis, Zach Morrett Hughson, Jasper Laca Davis

Next:  Northern California Track and Field Distance Preview


Anonymous said...

I think you might see some girls double - Kendall Derry could potentially make it in both 800 and 1600, and Fiona O'Keeffe could do the same in 1600 and 3200.

Sofia Castiglione from Davis could be a factor in the 1600.

Albert Caruana said...

The toughest parts of predicting track and field distance events is to first figure out what events might be chosen by certain athletes and if those athletes will double.

Time will tell but I will add those athletes you mentioned in a second event.

Anonymous said...

Abraham Alvarado was a senior last year.

Albert Caruana said...

Fixed. Other 1600 contenders for boys?

Anonymous said...

Carlos Cruz, McClatchy or Arturo Sotomayor, Roseville. I could see Nathan Wellington (Whitney) being strong as well.

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