Torrey Pines Falcons score at Escondido Invitational track and field meet

Back row: Sandris Eglitis, Myles Hundley, Joey DeMarco, Kaitlyn Iwanowicz, Andrea Hsieh. Front row: Jacqueline Garner, Taylor Seamans, Macenzi McGuire
Back row: Sandris Eglitis, Myles Hundley, Joey DeMarco, Kaitlyn Iwanowicz, Andrea Hsieh. Front row: Jacqueline Garner, Taylor Seamans, Macenzi McGuire

The Torrey Pines Track & Field team won several medals May 1 at the Escondido Invitational meet, which assembled most of the region’s top competitors. This is the annual tune-up for the upcoming League and San Diego CIF Section Championships, where the top three advance to the state championships.

Junior Kaitlyn Iwanowicz won the long jump with a new personal record of 17-10 feet to place in the top five in San Diego. Senior Jacqueline Garner also achieved a personal record in the 3200 meters at 10.53.20 min. to place second, and now ranks second in the region. Another top finisher was senior Andrea Hsieh, who placed third in the triple jump at 36-01.50 feet. She is ranked sixth in the region. Other top finishes for the girls’ team included senior Macenzi McGuire, who placed fourth in the 1600 meters, senior Patricia Benrey with sixth in shot put and senior Taylor Seamans with eighth in the 1600.

Senior Joey DeMarco won the shot put with a throw of 54-02.5 feet. He ranks second in San Diego. Another boys’ team thrower, senior Myles Hundley, placed fourth with a throw of 145-02 feet in the discus. He ranks seventh in the region. Senior Sandris Eglitis came in third in the pole vault at 14-00 feet. He also ranks fifth in the region. Another member of the boys’ team, junior Ethan Carter, placed in the top 10 for the 300 meter hurdles.


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