MVP awards, School Records

Sophomores Jamie Klages and Brad Munns were awarded this year's track and field MVP awards last Wednesday at the track and field banquet. Munns, in addition to scoring the most dual meet points for the season (59), placed 2nd at the county Frosh/Soph championships in the Soph 800 meter run, 2nd at the Harbor finals in the 3200 with a time of 10:28 and was the Harbor 800 meter champion clocking 2:03.78. The 2nd highest scorer was team co-captain Jason Trueblood (52) followed by Brady Fitelson (46), Reid McLean (44), Adam Munns (43) Brad Stark (42, the other co-captain) and Jake Ruzevick (30). Ruzevick missed most of the season because of a foot injury but clocked a 4:32.8 1600 meter run at Mt. Carmel on March 29th. Adam Munns (Brad's twin) was the Harbor League champion in the High Jump and advanced to the State Meet at the CIF finals with a mark of 6' 4". Fitelson was the league's runner-up in the 100 with 11.64 and third place finisher in the 200 with 23.20. Fitelson, McLean, Stark and Brad Munns combined to win the league 4x400 in 3:35.5.

Klages scored 92 dual meet points and was the Harbor League champion in both the high jump and 300 meter hurdles, as well as runner-up in the 100 hurdles. At the CIF prelims she set a new school record in the 100 hurdles with a time of 16.30 and her 300 hurdle time of 48.28 was less than a second off the school record. At the CIF finals she won the high jump competition at 5-3 (only 1 inch off the school record) and advanced to the state meet. Katherine Wingert scored 84 dual meet points and was the Harbor League champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs. By a coaches vote, she was named the Harbor League female athlete of the year for the 2nd year in a row. She and Beth Wittry were this year's co-captains for the girls team. Wittry scored 67 points and was the league's 400 meter champion as well as triple jump runner-up. She also tied her own triple jump record of 32-7 in a dual meet. She placed 2nd in the 400 at the CIF D-2 finals with the time of 59.83. Nila Heurtelou scored 61 dual meet points, won the league 200 and was the 100 runner-up. At the CIF filals she clocked 25.93 for the 200, only .09 seconds off the current school record. Her 100 meter time of 12.89 established a new school record for that event. The points scored by Klages, Heurtelou, Wingert and Wittry accounted for 71% of the total dual meet points scored by the entire girls team. At the CIF prelims they demolished their own school record in the 4x400 by clocking 4:05.37.