Warren beats Downey in track

DOWNEY - The Warren High School boys' track team defeated both the Downey frosh-soph and varsity track teams Thursday, April 5, at Warren.The Bears defeated the Viking frosh-soph squad 73-63 and the varsity squad held on for a 71-65 nail-biter victory. The track meet, billed as "The Classic," certainly lived up to its name and according to Warren head coach Ramon Miranda, "didn't disappoint" and "a classic it was." Both schools went toe to toe until there were no more events left to compete in. The Bears took first place in 11 out of 16 events, took second in three events and third in five events. There was a tie in the pole vault. Warren's Ochoa won the 200 meters in a time of 23.36 seconds and former West Spartan Hakeem Fairweather took first place in the 400 meters (50.72), high jump (6'6) and long jump (22'11). Michael Guzman of Warren won the 800 meters in a time of 2:02.95 and Omar Torres won the 1600 meters in 4:27.99 and the 3200 meters in 9:51.22. Warren's Williams won the 110 high hurdles in 16.02 and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 42.73 seconds. Warren won the 400 and 1600 meter relays in times of 44.06 and 3:27.25, respectively. Dakari Archer of Downey won the 100 meters in a time of 11.33 seconds, Carter of Downey won the triple jump with a distance of 46'1 feet, Ascevedo of Downey won the discus and shot put with throws of 135'8 and 47'5, respectively and Gonzalez of Downey won the pole vault by clearing 13'6.

********** Published: April 19, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 01