Several Benicia High athletes starred on Saturday at the Three Valley Championships at Freedom High School in Oakley.
Freshman Grady Wachob, who won the Diablo Athletic League title last week in the high jump, finished third in the high jump for the boys, making the jump 5 feet 10 inches. He qualified for the North Coast Championship, which starts later this week.
Trudell Miniweather was seventh among the 200 boys (22.11 seconds). Although he did not finish in the top six, he qualified for the section championship thanks to his time. , which was the best in the history of the school according to athletic.net, as its time exceeded the Lawrence Davis score (11.44) set in 2009.
Jean Ikenago took seventh place in the girls’ drive (98-1).
Dublin won the boys and Compalinda won the girls.
Meanwhile, several American Canyon High track and field competitions stood out at the Redwood Empire Area Meet in Petaluma.
Kennedy Brown finished fourth in the girls ’triple jump, making the jump to 35 feet, 2 3/4 inches to qualify for the championship in the section. For Brown it was a new personal record in the event. She already had a school record in the event. John Quilon captured a personal record in the triple jump among boys with a top score of 41-11, which came in fifth.
Quilon was part of the 4-on-100 relay team, which finished eighth (45.20 seconds), which also included Xavier Lopez, Alonso McCoy and Taren Walker.
Sania Faris was seventh in the 300 run with hurdles among girls (50.79). Sadia Diouf was 10th in the 400th (1: 02.65). Faris and Diouf were part of the 4th to 400 relay team, which took ninth place (4: 21.15), which also included Anaya Brown and Angela Asera.
Santa Rosa won among girls, and Tamalpais – among boys.