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Zack Miller of Pacific Grove qualified for the Central Coast Section Finals next Friday evening, May 27, at Gilroy High School. Miller started the day with a massive school record in the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.55. His old best was 49.85 and the old school record by Tyrell Moss was 49.4 set in 1951.
Miller is the number one seed in the 400 meter final. He followed that up with a personal record of 21-11, good for 4th best. He completed the day with a solid 200 meter time of 22.25, second best of the day. No other Breaker team members advanced beyond the trials. Link for full results is below.
Till May 22 California will again host The Amgen Tour of California, the largest professional cycling race in North America. This is an 8-day race featuring the same teams and riders that will compete in this year’s Tour de France. Stage 4 will start in Morro Bay on Wednesday, May 18 at 10:10 a.m. and finish at the Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca at 3:45 p.m. The entire race caravan is about one mile in length. The race moves at 25-30 mph so it should pass by any given point in about 5 minutes. CHP will accompany the race and make every effort to minimize the impact on the residents, businesses, and traffic. Read more…»
Students celebrate milestone at King City school
Santa Lucia school principal, Brinet Greenlee, high fives one of 700 students crossing the finish line to celebrate the three millionth mile logged in the JUST RUN youth fitness program.
Seven hundred students at Santa Lucia School in King City joined their fellow students on the field this week to celebrate the three millionth mile logged by the children in the Big Sur Marathon’s youth fitness program, JUST RUN. Read more…»
Ten meet records and four stadium records today! Click on the link below for full results.
Pacific Grove Rotary Invitational – Track & Field Meet
The Big Sur International Marathon is known for its hills – and its wind. Today’s conditions were among the most challenging in the event’s 31-year history. Gusty headwinds of up to 25 mph greeted more than 7,100 runners taking part in today’s six race distances.
Despite the challenging conditions, local runner Adam Roach, 32, stayed strong to win his fourth Big Sur title, a record surpassed only by one other runner, Brad Hawthorne, from the early years of the marathon. In addition to this year’s victory, Roach took the title in 2012, 2013 and 2015. His 2016 time was 2:35:36.
credit Alheli Curry
Remarking about the conditions Roach said, “It’s always really windy from 5 to 9 (miles), but at Hurricane Point the wind came swirling off the hill. I felt like I was going to fly into the ocean it was so strong.” Read more…»
A record gathering of more than 5,000 participants from 44 Monterey County schools took part in the Big Sur Marathon’s fun run Saturday morning. The By the Bay 3K (or approximately 2 mile) race took place along Ocean View Blvd. in Pacific Grove.
A cash purse of $13,800 was awarded to 20 schools who registered runners in the race. Read more…»
Pacific Grove High School participated in the Central Coast Section Top Eight Meet in Los Gatos Friday evening.
Zack Miller placed 3rd in the varsity 400 in an excellent time of 49.94 and 4th in the varsity long jump. Freshman Jake Alt posted the best time ever for a PG freshman or sophomore placing 8th in the frosh soph 1600 with an excellent time of 4:32.74.
The girls 4 x 400 relay team of Anna Stefanou, Taylor Biondi, Kulaea Tulua and Taylor Rainey improved on their school record performance of April 9 with an outstanding 4:17.56 mark enroute to winning their section. Taylor Rainey also ran a personal record of 49.92 placing second in her section of the girls 300 LH.
Other local teams participating were Santa Catalina, Greenfield, King City, Palma, Salinas, Alisal, Watsonville, York and Carmel.
Roman Munoz of King City won the boys varsity 1600 in a very good time of 4:17.71.
Next up for the Breakers is the Peninsula meet at Carmel Thursday, April 28. Link for full results is at the link below. Mikayla Revera of Santa Catalina finished in both the 200 and 400.
Here’s the link to the stats:
Room nights, food and dining retail, transportation, and entertainment were factors in the total contributed by the Volunteer-Run Track.
The total direct spending figure of $62.1 million represents nearly one-fourth of the direct spending produced annually by the Monterey Bay Aquarium according to 2013 data, and is four times the spending produced annually by the Big Sur Marathon (according to 2011 data). A copy of the report may be found at the following link:
MRLS Report FINAL (1)
|Recap from Sunny Day 2 of Subaru SEA OTTER CLASSIC
Sea Otter is in full swing after a busy Friday with highlights ranging from a busy expo area to North America’s first eMTB race and the U.S. branch of the Brompton World Championships on the famous turns of the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Pro men and women took to the rolling roads nearby for the road race while the mountain bike pros thrilled the assembled crowds on the short track inside the Expo area. Read more…»
Pacific Grove competed against teams from Anzar, York, Stevenson, Pacific Point, Pacific Collegiate, Oakwood, Marina, Georgiana Bruce Kirby, Trinity Christian and Santa Catalina. Pacific Grove won every match up with the exception of the Pacific Grove Girls vs. Santa Catalina.
Zach Miller won the LJ, 400 and 200 as well as being a member of PG’s winning 4 x 4 relay. Mikayla Revera of Satna Catalina won the 100, 200 and 400. Kulaea Tulua of PG won the girls LJ and TJ. Anna Stefanou of PG won the 1600 and was on PG’s winning 4 x 4 relay. Nick Coppla won the 100 and ran on the winning PG 4 x 4 relay. Charles Shim of Stevenson won the SP and DT. Cece Rivera of Stevenson won the SP and DT. Next up for Pacific Grove will be the MTAL Frosh Soph Championship meet at Carmel Next Thursday.
Full results and team scores are at…pg cluster meet 4-14
The Pacific Grove High School Track team competed at the North Salinas Invitational today. Zack Miller posted a win in the long jump and 400. His 400 mark of 50.32 is second best all time for Pacific Grove High School. Kulaea Tulua won the triple jump and long jump. Douglas Dow was 4th in the 1600, Nick Coppla was 3rd in the 100, Jacob Wren was 6th in the pole vault. The girls 4 x 400 relay team won and set a new school record for the Breakers. In the attached picture is the record breaking relay team of Anna Stefanou, Taylor Rainey, Taylor Biondi and Kulaea Tulua. They posted a new record time of 4:20.02 besting the 2013 mark of 4:22.28.
Also placing for the Breakers, Taylor Rainey winning the 300 low hurdles. Kismet Isik 4th in the frosh girls 1600 and Jake Alt placing second in the frosh soph 1600 and posting the second best all time Pacific Grove frosh soph time of 4:39.99.
Next up for the Breakers is a cluster meet at Pacific Grove this Thursday afternoon. For full results see link below.
Anna Stefanou, Taylor Rainey, Taylor Biondi and Kulaea Tulua.
Pacific Grove participated in a track at Carmel 4/7/16. Team scores were kept for Carmel vs. Gonzales and Soledad and Pacific Grove vs. Gonzales and Soledad. Team scores as follows: Read more…»
The Pacific Grove High School Track team participated in the King City Invitational today. Zack Miller won the boys varsity 100 and 200, Kulaea Tulua won the girls long jump and triple jump. Jake Alt and Henry Loh finished first and second in the boys frosh soph 1600. Mary Gebing placed in the girls pole vault and long jump. Anna Stefanou placed second in the girls 1600. Douglas Dow placed third in the boys varsity 1600. Nick Coppla placed 4th in the 100 and 3rd in the 200. Taylor Rainey won the girls 300 low hurdles. Link for full results is below. Next up for Pacific Grove is a meet at Carmel Thursday, April 7.
Kulaea Tulua of PG won four events 200, 400 TJ, LJ. Triple Winners were Taylor Rainey, PG 100, 300LH, 4 x 4; Nick Lombardi, Carmel, HJ, LJ, TJ
Double winners, Anna Stefanou, PG 1600, 4 x 4; Taylor Rainey, PG, 300; Nick Coppla, PG 100, 200; Roman Munoz, King City, 1600, 800; Zach Rossi, Carmel 110 HH, 300IH; Jarod Davis, King City SP, DT.
Four schools, men and women
See overall team scores and individual scores.
#11 seed Pacific Grove will travel to Kesar Pavilion to take on #4 seed Mission (San Francisco) in the NorCal Division IV playoffs. 09 March 2016, tip off at 6:00 p.m.
Breakers celebrating CCS Div IV Championship over Carmel
First time in 18 years! Final was 48-34 over Carmel. Brad Sendell finished with 24 points on the night, while Zack Miller added 10 points and 6 boards. Next up: NorCal playoffs on Wednesday. Jon Charron’s story on the Div. IV game in next week’s Cedar Street Times, and we’ll be posting updates on the NorCal game, too, “God willin’ and the crick don’t rise!”
Photo courtesy Breaker Bball
Sorry I couldn’t post the win earlier – the power went out and so did the battery on my iPhone! Ralph Porras, schools supt., wins the prize for getting the news to me first from the game in Santa Cruz! Lots of PG fans there I hear.
Pacific Grove celebrating their 54-41 CCS Div IV Semi-Final victory over Monte Vista Christian
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