All-SCV girls track and field team
Jaliyah Berkley, Valencia, juniorBerkley owned the Foothill League’s best times all season in the girls 100- and 200-meter dashes with times of 12.13 and 25.66 seconds, respectively. She came in first in both events at league finals and also ran on a strong Vikings 4×100 relay team.
Mariah Castillo, Saugus, juniorShe’s known for her dominance during cross country season, but Castillo’s abilities earned points for the Cents in track season, too. Her season ended after placing fifth in the 1,600 and ninth in the 3,200 at the CIF-Southern Section finals, but she clocked league-best times in those distance events this season.
Cheyenne Cheshier, Valencia, seniorCheshier competed in a plethora of events this season, but she was strongest in the high jump, long jump and triple jump. She had the top jump in league this season in the triple jump and came in first place in three out of four league meets.
Shyann Franklin, Golden Valley, sophomoreIf there was a girls throwing trifecta in the Foothill League this year, Franklin was one-third of it. She was just shy of making the cut for the CIF state meet and was neck-and-neck with Natalie Ramirez for the farthest shot put throw in league.
Seanna Nalbandyan, Canyon, seniorNalbandyan never appeared tired after any of her hurdle events. She came in first in both the 100 and 300 hurdles at the Foothill League finals and finished eighth in the 300 hurdles at the CIF-SS finals.
Adaugo Oguejiofor, West Ranch, seniorWhen a leg injury prevented her from jumping, the versatile Oguejiofor threw shot put. High jump proved to be her strongest event all season, clearing a league-high 5-06 this season, 5 inches above the second-highest jumper.
Bailey Pate, West Ranch, seniorThis season, Pate ranked in the Foothill’s top 10 runners in the 100, 200, 400 and 800, with league-topping times in the latter two. Pate showed determination in the final league meet of the year when she placed first in the 200 and third in the 400 after bouncing back from a hamstring injury.
Gabby Sanchez, Canyon, juniorSanchez made major strides as a thrower this year, especially in terms of technique. She made it to the CIF state meet for an 11th-place finish in discus and placed first in Division 2 in discus at the CIF-SS finals. That throw was also a new Canyon school record.