Carpinteria track and field topped both the boys and girls scores in a home triangular meet with Cate and Bishop Diego Wednesday.
Team scores were, for the boys, Carpinteria 60, Cate 43 and Bishop Diego 40. For the girls, Carpinteria 75, Cate 70 and Bishop Diego 12.
“Cate and Bishop have quite a few excellent athletes and won many of the events,” Carpinteria coach Van Latham said. “The Warriors earned their points with their depth, taking many seconds and thirds. We also benefited from having entries in almost every event.
“We had the chance to experiment with a few athletes in new events as well. It was a an enjoyable, competitive meet with local rivals.”
Highlights for the Warriors included Wes Chung winning both hurdles races for the boys, and leading off the winning 4×400 relay team. Chung won the 110 high hurdles in 17.96 seconds, and the 300 intermediates in 46.71.
For the girls, Carpinteria’s Ainlsee Alexander won the triple jump with 32-10.5 and the pole vault with 8-2.
Highlights for Cate included Kendall Thorne, who won the girls’ 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Kennedy Kirkland won the 100 and 200 meter runs for the Cate girls, and ran legs for the winning 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams.
For the Cate boys, Sebastian Sutch won the 1600 and 3200 meter runs in PR times of 5:01.89 and 10:48.87, respectively.
For the Bishop Diego boys, Austin Chrestenson won the 100 and 200 in personal record times of 11.34 and 23,62, respectively. Sue Luamanu won both the shot put and discus for the Cardinals.
For the Bishop Diego girls, Clara McDonald won the shot put and discus.