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Girls Relay Lowers their Mark Again

From left, winning relay team Maija Shaw, Ella Tyus, Ella Dartez and Reilyn Turner. Photo by Krista Shaw.
From left, winning relay team Maija Shaw, Ella Tyus, Ella Dartez and Reilyn Turner. Photo by Krista Shaw.

The 4 x 100 meter relay of freshmen Maija Shaw, Ella Dartz, Ella Tyus and sophomore Reilyn Turner finished a disappointing eighth in the Division 3 finals at El Camino College on Saturday, May 19, but lowered their time to a new school record of 49.31.

Maija Shaw was eighth in her two individual events running 25.72 in the 200 meter dash and 58.87 in the 400 meter dash. As a team, Breakers girls finished tied for 36thwith Santa Margarita capturing the team title.

On the boys side, Ryan Smithers finished fourth in the 3,200 with a time of 9:24.56. The event CIF record is still held by Laguna’s Eric Hulst set in 1976.

Ryan arrived at the meet with unusual post-race gear, a tux. After placing fourth in his division, he went off to join classmates at his junior prom.

Overall Laguna finished tied for 31st  in the boys division with Harvard/Westlake taking the team title.



Parent Krista Shaw contributed to the report.


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