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High School Roundup: Cochran throws discus 207-5 (No. 1 in nation)

April 05, 2012

BOYS' TRACK & FIELD

Huntington Beach 78, Newport Harbor 58

NEWPORT BEACH — Sailors senior Ethan Cochran improved on his nation-leading discus mark, winning the event with a throw of 207 feet, 5 inches at the Sunset League meet Thursday.

Cochran, bound for UC Berkeley, also won the shot put with a personal-best 61-9.

Steve Michaelsen (second in shot put, 56-7; second in discus, 182-3), Marty Taylor (third in shot put, 55-10; fourth in discus, 160-7) and Javier Venegas (fourth in shot put, 55-4; third in discus, 172-10) also stood out for Newport Harbor.

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The quartet will compete in the top flight for the shot put Saturday night at the Arcadia Invitational. Cochran and Michaelsen are both in the top flight for the discus at the Arcadia invite.

The Sailors' Jake Barber won the 1,600 meters in 4 minutes, 38.1 seconds against the Oilers. He will compete in the 3,200 Friday night at the Arcadia Invitational.

Rory Fleming won the 300 intermediate hurdles in 45.2 for the Sailors, while Fritz Howser won the pole vault with a 14-1 clearance.

Howser will compete at the Arcadia Invitational Saturday afternoon.

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Woodbridge 69, Corona del Mar 58

IRVINE — Nick McGuinness won three events and Thomas Testini won two for the Sea Kings in the Pacific Coast League meet Thursday.

McGuinness won the 110-meter hurdles (15.9), 300 hurdles (42.2) and high jump (6-4). Testini won the 100 (11.1) and 200 (22.6). Kyle Iverson won the 400 (51.9).

Iverson, along with Blake Myers, Ryan Rodrigues and Tanner Love will compete in the 4x800 relay at the Arcadia Invitational Friday night. Also at the Arcadia Invitational, Troy Bolus will compete in the long jump Saturday morning and John Swigert, Iverson, Rodrigues and Myers will compete in the distance medley relay Saturday night.

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GIRLS' TRACK & FIELD

Corona del Mar 45, Woodbridge 42

IRVINE — Karléh Wilson won two events to help the Sea Kings win the Pacific Coast League meet Thursday.

Wilson won the shot put (39-2 1/2) and discus (120-11) events. Kristen Rivera won the 800 meters in 2:19.1 and Claire Keddington won the long jump (15-7 1/2) for CdM.

Rivera and Miranda Stiver will compete in the 800 at the Arcadia Invitational Saturday afternoon, when Wilson will compete in the shot put.

Ashlee Powers will compete in the 3,200 at the Arcadia Invitational Friday night.

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Huntington Beach 91, Newport Harbor 45

NEWPORT BEACH — Leah Van Dyke and Natalie Ward were double winners for the Sailors in the Sunset League meet Thursday.

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