Track: Covina's McClain, Loyola's Gedyon are standouts
No one could have asked for better individual performances at the Southern Section track and field championships Saturday than what was produced by Remontay McClain of Covina and Elias Gedyon of Los Angeles Loyola
McClain set Division 3 records in the 100 (10.31) and the 200 (20.68). Gedyon won the 800 (1:54.20), 1,600 (4:11.15) and 3,200 (9:00.97) in Division 2.
Sophomore Jaelen Spencer from Hesperia Sultana recorded the second-best triple jump in state history for a sophomore at 50 feet 2 inches in winning the Division 2 title.
Among the girls, Long Beach Poly’s Melia Cox established two national leading marks in winning the Division 1 girls’ 100 hurdles in 13.42 and the 300 hurdles in 40.94. Freshman Sarah Baxter of Simi Valley won the Division 1 3,200 in 10:16.99.
Boys' team titles were won by Vista Murrieta (Division 1), Loyola (Division 2), Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (Division 3) and Gardena Serra (Division 4). Girls' team titles were won by Long Beach Poly (Division 1), Santa Ana Mater Dei (Division 2), North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake (Division 3) and Serra (Division 4).
Here's the link to complete results.
-- Eric Sondheimer