High School Roundup: Quartet leads NHHS girls to win over HB

March 28, 2014


Newport Harbor 86, Huntington Beach 50

Hope Bender, Natalie Ward, Rachelle A La Torre and Samantha Yeager won two events each for the host Sailors in the Sunset League meet Thursday.

Bender won the 200 meters in 27.6 seconds and took first in the 400 in 1:03.3. Ward won the 100 hurdles in 16.9 and 300 hurdles in 49.3. A La Torre won the shotput (37 feet, 8 inches) and discus (118-2), with personal records in each event. Yeager won the long jump (14-6) and triple jump (29-2 1/2).


In addition, Newport Harbor's Emily Bacon won the 3,200 in 12:02.

Corona del Mar 104, Irvine 18

Sophie Shambrook, Lilly Schmidt and Claire Keddington won two individual events each for the Sea Kings in the Pacific Coast League meet Thursday.

Shambrook won the 200 meters in 27.3 seconds and the 100 hurdles in 16.8. She was also on the victorious 4x100 relay with Jillian Beese, Emily Glenn and Jessie Harris that won in 51.4.

Schmidt won the 800 in 2:27.0 and the 1,600 in 5:19.8. Keddington won the long jump (14-8 1/2) and triple jump (33-0).

Other CdM winners included Emma Kratzberg (1:01.3 in the 400), Jacqueline Choe (11:36.9 in the 3,200), Glenn (48.4 in the 300 hurdles), Asha Hardy (5-0 in the high jump), Maria King (30-5 1/2 in the shotput) and Amanda Cooper (108-5 in the discus).


Newport Harbor 69, Huntington Beach 67

Marcell DeBarros won three events to help the Sailors edge the Oilers in a Sunset League meet Thursday.

DeBarros won the 400 meters in 53.7 seconds. He also set a personal record in his victory in the 110 hurdles, in 15.4, and he won the 300 hurdles in 42 seconds.

Cory Stowell won the 100 meters in 11.6 and the 200 in 24.2, and anchored the victorious 4x100 relay in 44.9 seconds. That Newport Harbor relay team also included Quest Truxton, Rory Fleming and Chance Siemonsma.

Will Fortier won the shotput (53-8) and he was second in the discus (150-4). Steve Mantei won the discus (152-6 1/2) and second in the shotput (46-9).

Corona del Mar 84, Irvine 36

Matt Hurst won two events for the Sea Kings in the Pacific Coast League meet Thursday.

He won the 200 meters in 22.1 seconds and the 400 in 51.5.

Other CdM winners included Nick Willard (11.0 in the 100), Ethan Hold (2:07.9 in the 800), Spencer Keith (4:43.8 in the 1,600), Thomas Robertson (10:37.0 in the 3,200), Cole Martin (36-5 1/2 in the triple jump), Alex Wilde (6-2 in the high jump) and Gio Gentosi (44-5 1/2 in the shotput).

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