Sports

Greyhounds Brewer excels at javelin at USA Junior Olympics

 

East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Sofia Brewer threw the javelin 56-7 to finish third in the 8U girls division of the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics at Sacramento State on Wednesday.

Peninsula Flyers' Alexandra Chan, of Menlo School, went 1:10.22 in the girls 15-16 400 hurdles to qualify for the semifinals in that event on Saturday.

Two other locals -- Woodside's Kyra Pretre, a Menlo student, and Peninsula Flyers Christopher Pearson also qualified for the semifinals in their respective events.

Pearson raced 2:08.88 in the boys' 13-14 800 meters while Pretre went 2:22.03 in the girls 13-14 800. Peninsula Flyer Lena Kalotihos went 2:24.77 to finish 26th.

In the 4x800 13-14 girls relay, the Woodside Wildebeests finished fifth with a time of 9:40.93. The Peninsula Flyers, with Ayanna Donwerth, Kalotihos, Elizabeth Vastano and Amariah Davidson, ran 18th in 10:58.91.

The Flyers 13-14 boys 4x800 team of Alonso Gonsalaz-Villagren, Christopher Pearson, Luke Sage and Adam Sage raced 9:10.17 to place 13th overall.

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds 11-12 boys 4x800 relay team placed 16th with a time of 11:18.36.

In the boys 11-12 800 meters, Woodside's Justin Pretre was 24th overall in 2:26.01, Flyers Brody Land-McGowen went 2:33.94 for 42nd and East Palo Alto's Justin Mims, who runs track for Menlo-Atherton, was 48th in 2:41.32.

East Palo Alto's Marquise Reid, a senior at M-A, went 21-6 3/4 in the boys 17-18 long jump, bettering his mark of 21-4 2/3 at last year's Pacific Association Youth Championship. He went 21-10 1/2 at the PAL championships in the spring.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
By Sherry Listgarten | 36 comments | 2,047 views

Lentil Brownies
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 480 views

Finding Balance
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 278 views

 

Vote now!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Palo Alto. Voting is open now through May 27. Watch for the results of our 2019 Best Of contest on Friday, July 19.

Vote