Great Oak Sweeps the Boys & Girls Southwestern League Track & Field Championships


The Wolfpack Boys are League Champions; the Girls are Co-Champions with Vista Murrieta

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13164435_983853021734811_4866223921599289148_nThe Great Oak Boys and Girls excelled Wednesday afternoon, as both teams captured first place in the Southwestern League Track & Field Championships. The Wolfpack Boys team upset Vista Murrieta, the defending 2016 boys CIF-SS Division I and CIF State Team Champion. The Wolfpack Boys scored 187 points to beat the Broncos by 9 points. Vista Murrieta ended the meet with 178 points. Chaparral was third (91, 4), Temecula Valley fourth (86, 5), Murrieta Mesa fifth (80, 6) and Murrieta Valley (76) finished sixth.

13173696_983852968401483_1038684105057202820_nIn the Girls Meet, the Wolfpack edged Vista Murrieta 168.5 to 157.5 to win. The Pumas came in third place (149), the Nighthawks (95) fourth, the Golden Bears (80, 6) fifth and the Rams (44) finished sixth.

To be the Southwestern League Champion you must win both the March League Dual Meet and the Duels Finals held yesterday. Great Oak won both of the boys duals and captured the League Championship. Vista Murrieta won the girls Dual Meet in March so they are Co-Champions with the Wolfpack Girls.

Great Oak’s Destiny Collins and Amanda Van Buren from Vista Murrieta both won two events for the fourth year in a row. Collins won the 1600 and 3200 meters while Van Buren took the 100 and 200 meters.13178928_983853015068145_7882156358665867095_n

The Wolfpack Girls also got stellar performances from Ciynamon Stevenson in the triple jump, freshman Kolonnie Green ,who won both the 400 and 300 meter hurdles and anchored the 1,600 relay team which also took first. Alyssa Ungrady won the 800 meters and Alex Ungrady the pole vault.

The Great Oak Boys were led by senior Isaac Cortes who took the 800 and 1,600 meters and Spencer Dodds who finished right behind him.  Jeremiah Ruger won the 110 and 300 meter hurdles while Seth Knowlton won the discus throw and shot put for the Wolfpack.12832352_1679551418966606_2084733396728470372_n

The Bronco Boys’ Michael Norman won the 200, 400 and anchored the 1,600 relay team that took first. Antonio Mitchell took the 100 meters, Elijah Steward won the high jump and the long jump was won by Jordan Testerman.

T1536515_1679551685633246_6397113754362765943_nhe Vista Murrieta girls were led by Mikayla Crawford who won the discus, Hailey Mo’unga in the shot put and Nicole Carmody the high jump.

Other Girls winners were Murrieta Mesa’s Dayna Carson in the long jump and Danae Dyer from Temecula Valley in the 100 hurdles.13151835_983853465068100_547532794494594816_n

Chaparral’s Nich Samuals took the triple jump and Nich LaPierre won the Pole Vault event.

For Complete Meet Results: http://www.dyestatcal.com/gprofile.php?do=view_event&event_id=3206&mgroup_id=44789&year=2016

Photos by Willie Shippen

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