Varsity Boys Track & Field

Palo Alto 66, Los Altos 61

Date of competition: Thursday, April 24, 2014

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With sophomore Eli Givens winning three individual events and running a leg on the winning 400 relay, the Palo Alto boys won their first SCVAL De Anza Division dual meet of the track and field season with a 66-61 triumph over host Los Altos on Thursday. Givens took the 100 (11.19), edged teammate Nick Sullivan in the 200 (both clocked 22.40) and won the long jump (20-1) as the Vikings (1-4) held off the Eagles. Freshman Kent Slaney swept the 1,600 and 3,200, getting under 10 minutes in the metric two-miler with a solid 9:58.87. The meet came down to the final 1,600 relay, with Palo Alto running away with the victory in 3:26.54, just off their season best (3:26.40) that ranks No. 3 in the Central Coast Section this season.

SCVAL De Anza Division
Palo Alto 66, at Los Altos 61
All races in meters
400 relay – Palo Alto 43.47
1,600 – Slaney (Paly) 4:40.79
110 HH – Yeager (Los Altos) 16.78
400 – N. Sullivan (Paly) 49.20
100 – Givens (Paly) 11.19
800 – Niemiec (Los Altos) 2:03.18; 2, Hansen (Paly) 2:03.30
300 IH – McConnell (Los Altos) 41.22
200 – Givens (Paly) 22.40; 2, N. Sullivan (Paly) 22.40
3,200 – Slaney (Paly) 9:58.87
1,600 relay – Palo Alto 3:26.54
High jump – Yeager (Los Altos) 6-1
Shot put – McConnell (Los Altos) 38-8
Discus – Fakalolo (Los Altos) 125-7
Long jump – Givens (Paly) 20-1
Triple jump – Yeager (Los Altos) 43-9
Records: Palo Alto 1-4

posted by Palo Alto Online on Apr 25, 2014 at 11:01 am

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Paly's Nick Sullivan (left) and Eli Givens swept the 200 against Los Altos with both runners clocking 22.40. Givens got the win. Photo by Malcolm Slaney.

Nick Sullivan anchored the Paly 1,600 relay to victory, giving the Vikings the deciding points in their 66-61 victory over Los Altos. Photo by Malcolm Slaney.
 
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