Locals thrive at Canyon track meet


Canyon High held the Trevor Habberstad Invitational track meet on Saturday, with 21 schools participating. Here’s how the Santa Clarita Valley schools fared:

In the girls 100-meter dash, Valencia had two runners place within the top ten with Jaliyah Berkley clocking 13.06 seconds for second place.

Seanna Nalbandyan of Canyon was second in the girls 100 hurdles at 16.15, followed by Hart’s Kendall Kuhlman in third (17.71).

The Vikings came in fourth in the girls 4×100 relay with a time of 50.17 seconds. Canyon came in fifth at 51.55.

Valencia was also the best finisher out of the SCV schools in the 4×200, coming in third at 1:46.78. Canyon was in fifth with 1:50.94.

In the girls 4×400 relay, Valencia was third (4:20.39) and Hart was sixth (4:32.32) and in the 4×800 relay, the Vikings were again the top team (10:33.85) and the Indians were third (11:02.68).

As for the 4×1600 relay, Canyon was the top finisher at 22:54.25 followed by Hart at 23:02.58. Valencia was fourth at 24:23.46.

The Cowboys captured first place in the 1600 sprint medley, clocking 4:23.55. Trinity came in third (4:49.43).

Valencia won third place in the girls distance medley with a time of 13:04.68 and Canyon earned fourth with 13:31.67.

Cheyenne Cheshier was the Vikings’ best high jumper, clearing 5 feet. Takaira Beard also represented Valencia in fourth place by clearing 4 feet, 10 inches. Trinity Classical Academy’s Rachel Struble reached 4-04.00 for eighth.

The girls pole vault event featured the Cowboy’s Krystal Enriquez maxing out at 9-00.00 for second place.

Two SCV long jumpers earned top-10 spots. Hart’s Jessica Tohill jumped 14-04.50 for third place.

Valencia’s Cheyenne Cheshier was the best girls triple-jumper of the day with a first-place jump of 35-04.50. In sixth was Hart’s Jessica Tohill (29-09.75) and in 10th was Trinity’s Rachel Struble (28-02.50).

For the throwers, Haylei Adeyemo came in sixth (29-01.00) and Sasha Thomas-Oakley came in seventh (28-01.50) for the Cowboys in shot put.

In discus, Canyon’s Lauren Sutton placed ninth with 76-08.

Boys results

The Indians’ Henry Sojico topped the 100-meter dash, clocking 11.53 and was followed by the Cowboys’ Tory Chairez, who tied for second at 11.59.

Joshua Pikes (Valencia) came in second in the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.71. Hart had three top-10 finishers in Drake Carter (fifth, 16.84), Cole Shirakata (sixth, 17.53) and Nathaniel McLean (eighth, 19.10).

Canyon’s A team claimed second in the boys 4×100 relay with a time of 44.18.

The Cowboys’ C team was second in the boys 4×200 meter relay at 1:32.27, followed by Valencia’s B team in third at 1:32.82.

Hart’s A team was first with 1:35.38.

The Indians’ 4×400 meter relay team came in third, clocking 3:34.52 and its 4×800 relay A team came in fourth with a 9:09.38 time.

For the 4×1600, the Vikings’ A team was second (18 minutes, 57.97 seconds) and the B team was fourth (19:58.22).

Canyon’s A team placed second in the 1600 sprint medley relay at 3:51.68 and the B team claimed fourth at 3:54.36. The Cowboys also earned fourth in the distance medley (10:58.07), while Valencia was in first (11:49.16).

Max Wright earned third place for Canyon in the high jump, clearing 5-08.00.

Hart nabbed both second and third in the pole vault with Nelson Campbell coming in second (13-06.00) and John Campbell coming in third (12-06.00).

Sam Pica of Valencia was the SCV’s best long jumper at the meet, earning second place with a distance of 20-05.50.

In the triple jump, Valencia’s Tanner Berney came in first (45-02.75) and Canyon’s Camden Apsay came in third (39-02.00).

The Cowboys’ Jacob Lopez was the day’s top shot put competitor, earning first with a distance of 50-01.00. The Indians’ Clifford McMullen was second with 46-04.00. Canyon’s Luis Vargas came in third with 44-06.00.

Mark Gray of Valencia came in first for discus, throwing for 149-07. In third and fourth place were Canyon’s Jacob Lopez (142-04) and John Elam (141-10).

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