Saugus Sending 3 Runners To CIF State Track And Field Championships
Saugus runner Stephanie Bulder qualified in two events for the CIF State Track and Field Championships in Clovis this weekend.
Bulder will compete in the 1,600 and the 3,200. She is one of three runners from Saugus who qualified for the 3,200. Kaylin Mahoney and Karis Frankian will join her.
Valencia’s Faith Anumba also qualified for the state meet in two events. She will compete in the long jump and triple jump.
West Ranch’s Jennifer Owen and Ashley Welker qualified in the 800.
While Saugus has the most runners in the state meet, the Canyon boys have the most fortunate.
The 4-by-100 relay team of Max Archuleta, Kenny Stone, Dominic Pennucci and Darius Rudolph qualified after four teams were disqualified in the Masters Meet race. The Canyon relay team tied for the sixth-fastest time. After the four teams were disqualified, Canyon had the fourth-fastest time and earned a spot in the state meet.
The CIF State Track and Field Championships begin Friday at Buchanan High School in Clovis.
In college golf, The Master’s College finished in 12th place in the NAIA national championship at the TPC at Deere Run in Illinois.
The Mustangs were 57 shots behind Oklahoma Christian, winners of the NAIA national championship.
John Lawson led The Master’s College with a four-day total of 301, 17-over par. Teammate Kevin Anderson was a stroke behind Lawson at 302, followed by Thane Ringer at 303.
Valencia’s Bryan Herta didn’t win the Indianapolis 500 in five starts as a driver. But Herta won the Indy 500 on Sunday in his second trip to the Brickyard as a team owner.
Dan Wheldon, driving a car for Bryan Herta Autosport, took the lead from JR Hildebrand on the last lap and won his second Indy 500. The last time Wheldon won the Indy 500 was in 2005.
Go to Haddock in the Paddock for more on Herta’s incredible day and Wheldon’s surprising win in the centennial anniversary of the Indy 500.
In women’s soccer, the Santa Clarita Blue Heat scored four second-half goals and beat the LA Strikers, 7-2.
Stacy Rodwell scored two goals for the Blue Heat in the second half. The Blue Heat are 2-0-1 after three games. Their next game is Friday against the Seattle Sounders at Valencia High School.
The NBA Finals begin tonight in Miami. The Dallas Mavericks, led by Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd, are the Western Conference champions. The Miami Heat, with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, won the Eastern Conference.
Game 1 is set to tip off at 6 tonight.
In baseball, the Dodger bats came alive over the Memorial Day weekend. The Dodger beat the Colorado Rockies, 7-1, behind a three-hit day from James Loney. He hit a two-run home run and drove in three runs.
In other games, the Padres beat the Braves, 3-2. The Giants beat the Cardinals, 7-3, and the Diamondbacks beat the Marlins, 15-4.
The Phillies were 5-4 winners over the Nationals. The Astros beat the Cubs, 12-7, the Reds beat the Brewers, 7-3, and the Mets beat the Pirates, 7-3.
In the American League, the Angels rallied for three runs in the ninth inning and beat the Royals, 10-8.
The Yankees shut out the A’s, 5-0, the Mariners beat the Orioles, 4-3 and the Rangers beat the Rays, 11-5.
The Tigers squeaked past the Twins, 6-5, the Blue Jays beat the Indians, 11-1 and the White Sox beat the Red Sox, 7-3.