DOWNEY - The Warren High School girls' track and field team finished their C.I.F. postseason at Mt. SAC on May 19, with no athlete qualifying for the Master's meet held at Cerritos.Despite the lack of C.I.F. placers, however, the Lady Bears did win the 2012 S.G.V.L. championship and had several athletes who qualified for the C.I.F. preliminaries. Nia Allen qualified in the 100 meters. Xitlali Avila qualified in the 3200 meters. Kaitlyn Effle qualified in the 4X100 and 4X400 relays. Priscilla Gaxiola qualified in the 800 meters, high jump and 4X400 relay. Liliana Lopez qualified for the 100 hurdles. Carissa Saenz qualified for the high jump and Jessika Tellez qualified for the 400 meters and 4X400 relay. Ariel Thomas qualified for the 4x100 and 4X400 relays. Shakura Tyler and Hallesha Williams qualified for the 4X100 relay and 300 hurdles, respectively. Cross country standout Yajaira Zarate qualified for the 1600 and 800 meters. Danielle Rodriguez qualified for the 800 meters, high jump and 4X400 relay. Danielle Rodriguez was a league champion in the high jump (5'4) and the 800 meters (2:16). Melissa Quintero won the S.G.V.L. title in the 3200 meters in 11:28 and the Lady Bear 4X400 relay team also won a league championship in a time of 4:05.50. Coach Waldron is proud of this year's team and the hard work it took to win their league title. Coach Waldron also wanted to mention the W.O.N. Fitness Summer running program at Warren. There will be an information meeting on, June 27, from 6:30 pm-8 p.m. at Justice Stadium on the Warren High School campus. Contact Coach Waldron at (562) 544-3373 for more information.
********** Published: June 14, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 09