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Multiple Teams · Liu launches School Record, leads CIF Qualifiers at BIG VIII Prelims


Tuesday was the BIG VIII League Prelims where running events attempted to qualify for today’s League Finals where they will compete for a spot at next weekend’s CIF Prelims at Trabuco Hills HS. Some field events held their finals on Tuesday with Lydia Liu leading the way. Lydia defended her 2017 League Championship in the Discus in school record fashion. She launched a throw of 126’0 which breaks the previous record of 119’2 in 2011 by Danna Hill. Her mark moves her up to the #4 mark in CIF SS Div 1!

Joining Lydia at CIF Prelims next Saturday will include:

Michelle Onyiah – Long jump and High Jump

Chaselyn Amos – Long jump

Roshon Williams – Long jump

Tessa Watkins – Pole Vault – League Champion

Erika Flaherty – Pole Vault

Several more should add to this list today as well running events including relays take place today as well as the rest of the field events. The field events that will be included today will include Triple Jump, Boys High Jump, Boys Pole Vault, Girls Shot Put and Boys Discus. The Field events start at 3 pm.

Several athletes qualified for today’s finals with the boys 800m being one of the strongest fields in the Southern Section just behind the South Coast league. The top 9 boys in the 800 today all run 2:00 or faster in the 800 with 6 of those dipping under 2:00 at prelims!

On the relay side the girls 4×100 will be one of the most hotly contested races of the day with the top 5 squads being separated by a mere .5 seconds! Come on out and check out the competition as your Mustangs compete for CIF spots on their way the CIF post season and CIF State Meet in June! The running events start a 5pm.

Prelims Results and Live Finals Results here: http://finishedresults.trackscoreboard.com/#/results/meet/8013

To see live results you can download the Finished Results App for free in the Apple or Google Store.