St. Margaret's Track & Field Athletes Look to Make Big Impact at CIF Finals
Boasting the largest contingent at the CIF Finals in school history with 15 athletes and five alternates, the Tartans are ready to compete against the best in the Southern Section on Saturday, May 19 at El Camino College.
Among those competing are:
- Junior Andi Carnell, who shaved eight seconds from her Academy League Final winning time to finish No. 6 overall at the CIF Prelims with a time of 5:09.99 in the 1600m.
- Taryn Wilson, who qualified in four events, posted a substantial time in the 200m and powered the 4x100m and 4x400m towards CIF Final qualification.
- Emily Sun. who punched her ticket to her second consecutive CIF Finals with a 5'2" clearance in the High Jump. Emily is looking to top her season best of 5'4" on Saturday.
- Peyton Herrera, Alex Ohanesian and Nathan Soto, who all continue to be productive in the pole vault. Nathan endured two jump-offs to secure the final qualifying spot for Saturday.
Head coach and Director of Athletics and Physical Education Patrick Bendzick remarked, "The team has made incredible progress this year and we are extremely proud to have 15 athletes represent the school at the CIF Finals. It’s a testament to their hard work and the coaching staff is honored to work with such inspiring students."