Girls Relay Lowers their Mark Again
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.