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Pinewood's Gradiska advances in state track

Original post made on Jun 6, 2009

For Pinewood junior Angela Gradiska, the 2009 CIF State Track and Field Championships already are a dream come true. For four other local athletes, the preliminaries on Friday were a nightmare.

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:50 pm

Robinson's performance was a second off her PR of 5:02, and was 21st in the state of California for the 1600. Cooper was 13th in the state with a time .48 seconds off the last qualifier, in her first season competing in the 300 hurdles. I would hardly call either of those performances a nightmare.
Amazing job by Gradiska, though. Second in the state!


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Gunn High School
on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:07 am

Describing the efforts of a high school athlete in the state meet "dismal" is hardly appropriate. Did you stop to consider that most area athletes don't even earn the chance to compete in the meet?


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