Track Athletes Compete at Championship Meet

Track Athletes Compete at Championship Meet

Members of the Alameda and Encinal High School track-and-field teams took part in the North Coast Section Meet of Champions on May 19 and 20 at Dublin High School.

Women’s Competition
Alameda High School (AHS) senior Sophia Carpenter came in 15th place out of 24 participants in the women’s 3,200-meter race with a time of 11:29.91.

AHS junior Lindsay Todaro competed in the women’s 800-meter competition. Todaro finished 22nd out of 24 participants in the prelim race with a time of 2:28.12, just the top 12 made it to the final heat. AHS junior Lilia Brack finished the women’s 100-meter hurdle race prelim at 17.74. Her time put her in 20th place out of 24 competitors. Her time did not qualify her for the final heat, which consisted of the top eight in the prelim race.

Todaro, freshman Hazel Henrikson, sophomore Billie Jenks and senior Leomi Wu teamed up to finish 21st out of 24 teams in the women’s 4x800-meter relay. The team finished the race at 10:51.54.


Men’s Competition
Encinal High School (EHS) senior Anthony Jones came in fourth place in the men’s long jump competition. He cleared 22’ 6” in the competition among 24 challengers. He also finished 24th in the men’s 400-meter race with a time of 2:27.66.

EHS senior Aiden Letson finished sixth out of eight participants in the men’s 300-meter hurdles final race. Letson finished with a time of 41.59. Letson finished seventh in the prelim race out of 24 runners with a time of 41.8. Letson also came in 14th place in the high jump competition with a length of 5’ 10”. EHS senior Jeremy Hall came in 13th place among 24 participants in the men’s shot-put competition. His best attempt traveled 44’ 10.5”. Hall finished 17th in the discus throw competition with his best attempt traveling 121’ 6”.

The AHS team of junior Max Bellotti, senior Theo Hartlaub, and sophomores Lars Petersen and Naveen Dawson finished 23rd in the men’s 4x800-meter relay prelim with a time of 8:48.65. The team did not qualify for the final heat.

Mateo Malko-Allen, an Alameda resident who attends St. Mary's College High School in Berkeley, won the men's 1,600-meter race with a time of 4:11.44.