Gaddis sparks Central

April 19, 2002|STAFF REPORTS

J.D. Gaddis won three individual events Thursday to spark Central Union High's track and field team to victory in El Centro.

The host Spartan boys posted 98 points to Imperial's 31 and Holtville's 25.

Gaddis won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.73 seconds, the 300 low hurdles with a 43.63 clocking and the high jump with a leap of 6 feet.

Holtville's Edell Lopez won the 1,600 (4:49.84) and the 3,200 (10:48). Both are personal best marks.

Central's Martin Garcia won the 200 (25.3) and the triple jump (39-6).

Central's girls also won, garnering 69 points to Holtville's 50 and Imperial's 30.

Central's Angelica Asaeli won both the 100 (14.07) and the 200 (31.22).

Central's Erica Camacho won the 800 (2:35) and the 1,600 (5:48.45).

Holtville's Nina Rivas won the triple jump, setting a school record mark with a 31-8.

Holtville's Hilary Singh won both the discus (84-10 1/2) and the shot put (26-6).


Central (3-0 boys, 1-2 girls Imperial Valley League) hosts Brawley at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Holtville (0-3 both boys and girls) and Imperial both compete at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in Calexico. It is a league meet for Holtville and Calexico, bit not for Imperial.

For more results, see Scoreboard.


Calexico 68, Southwest 59


Southwest 71, Calexico 56

CALEXICO — In something of an upset Thursday, Calexico High's girls track and field team knocked off Southwest 68-59.

It was the Eagles' first loss in four Imperial Valley League meets and second on the season against eight wins.

Calexico's girls won six events. Melanie Hernandez won the 100, 200 and was on the winning 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams.

Monica Gamboa won the 400 and 800 for Southwest. Jennifer Black won the 100 and 300 hurdles and the high jump for Southwest and Erica Holmes won the long jump for the Eagles

Southwest's boys won 75-47. The Eagles placed in every event but the long jump. Southwest is 2-2 in league and 5-5 overall. Southwest hosts Palo Verde at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Calexico hosts Holtville and Imperial at 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

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