PaliHi Spring 2016 Track and Field Highlights

The Palisades girls team finished fourth at the City Section championships, with Carson claiming the title for the third straight year. Dorsey captured the boys title and the Dolphins were eighth.

In the girls 100-meter race, Queen Okoh took fourth and Kendal Lake eighth. Lake also placed seventh in the 200. In the 800, Nicole Figueroa was fourth. The 4×100 relay team of Okoh, Lake, Kayla Williams and Ejiro Agege finished fourth, but the same team in the 4×400 relay took second. The Dolphins also placed second in the 4×800 relay. Sophia Rothenberg placed fifth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump.

On the boys’ side, Makhai Husband (headed for UC San Diego) was fourth in the 400 and fifth in the 200, which qualified him for the state track meet. In the 800, Hunter Parker took third and also qualified for state. Ben Hamer was fifth in the 1600 and Jacob Pollack was fifth in the 3,200. The 4×400 team of Raynard Beckham, Hus- band, Rayne Camden and Doug McGhee took second.

In addition to Husband and Parker, Palisades sent both of their 4×400 teams to the state meet in Fresno. The Dolphins did not place high enough to score.

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