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THE TIMES 1996 SPRING ALL-COUNTY TEAMS

All-county Boys' Track And Field

June 14, 1996

JESS STRUTZEL

800 meters

Huntington Beach, Sr.

Orange County and Sunset League finals winner was third at the state meet. Fourth in the Southern Section Division I final. Ran 1:52.25 this season.

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DYLAN GLATT

1,600 meters

Edison, Sr.

Glatt won the Sunset League title with his personal-best 4:23.42. Finished seventh in the section Division I final, the lone county runner in the race.

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KENT ROBERTS

3,200 meters

Edison, Sr.

The area's most consistent distance runner, Roberts won the Sunset League and Southern Section Division I titles. Posted a best of 9:26.22.

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JASON BRUCE (Jr.), BRIAN JONES (Sr.), JASON MEYER (Sr.), KEVIN GRISWOLD (Sr.)

400-meter relay

Garden Grove

Winners at the Orange County Championships and in the Garden Grove League finals, the Argonauts advanced to the Masters meet after finishing third in the Southern Section Division III final in 42.04.

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LYNDON COVINGTON (Sr.), SHANE VICKERS (Jr.), top row; STEVE MOFFAT (Sr.), CHUCK REID (Sr.)

1,600-meter relay

Villa Park

Improved every week after winning Century League title, running 3:18.12. Southern Section Division II runners-up were fifth in the Masters meet and seventh at the state final.

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KEVIN GRISWOLD

100, 200, 400 meters

Garden Grove, Sr.

Won all three events at the Orange County Championships and the Garden Grove League finals. Dominated events he concentrated on, the 100 and 200. Ran 10.63 wind-aided 100 and 21.21 in the 200, finishing third at the state meet in the 200. Personal-best 48.09 won him the county title in the 400 meters.

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ELLIOTT PARKS

Long jump, triple jump, high jump

El Toro, Jr.

One of the elite all-around jumpers in the Southern Section, Parks' season highlight was a state title in the high jump. Jumped 6-10 to win the Sea View League, the section Division II, Masters and state titles. Won the county and Sea View titles in the long jump. County's most consistent triple jumper.

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DOMINIQUE DeGRAMMONT

110-meter high hurdles

Tustin, Jr.

The Southern Section Division II and Masters meet winner ran a wind-aided 13.76 this spring. Fourth at the state final.

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MATT BLASDEL

300-meter int. hurdles

Santa Margarita, Sr.

Led the Eagles to the Southern Section Division II team title with a victory in the intermediates. Ran 37.13 in the section and finished sixth at the state finals.

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DAN NOLL

Shotput

El Toro, Sr.

The county's most consistent shot putter, Noll won the Southern Section Division II title, then was second in the Masters meet. Sea View League winner threw 56-9.

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SCOTT MOSER

Discus

Huntington Beach, Jr.

State champion with a throw of 185-7. The county and Sunset League champion was second a the Masters meet after winning the Southern Section Division I title.

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STEVE MICHELS

Pole vault

Brethren Christian, Sr.

Michels won the state meet title, clearing 16-2 after finishing second in the Masters meet. Also won Mt. SAC, Arcadia and Los Angeles indoor meets.

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DAVE ZEITLER

Coach of the Year

Santa Margarita

Zeitler had the Eagles ready when it counted, winning the Southern Section Division II team title. The Eagles were also the county and Sea View League runners-up.

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THE SECOND TEAM

Charles Crook

100 meters

Katella, Jr.

Best time: 10.93. Empire League champion was second in the Orange County meet.

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Wil Stovall

200 meters

Woodbridge, Jr.

Best time: 22.12. Southern Section Division II runner-up was also second in the Sea View League.

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Jess Strutzel

400 meters

Huntington Beach, Sr.

Best time: 48.60. Second at Orange County Championships, won Sunset League title.

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Tad Kaput

800 meters

El Toro, Sr.

Best time: 1:55.71. Sea View League winner was seventh in Southern Section Division II.

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Martin Brix

1,600 meters

University, So.

Best time: 4:21.2. Fastest county time, Pacific Coast League champion.

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Mike Gavar

3,200 meters Tustin, Sr.

Best time: 9:27.46c. Orange County 3,000-meter champion, 11th at the Masters meet.

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Pat Swanson

100-High Hurdles

Esperanza, Sr.

Best time: 14.19w. Sunset League champion, ninth at state meet.

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Dominique DeGrammont

300-Int. Hurdles

Tustin, Jr.

Best time: 37.84. State meet finalist, second in Southern Section Division II.

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400 Relay

Santa Margarita

Best time: 42.31. Matt Baier (Sr.), Billy Newman (Jr.), Matt Nickels (Sr.), Tim Fitzgerald (Sr.). Southern Section Division II champions, Sea View League winners, second at Orange County Championships.

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1,600 Relay

Santa Margarita

Best time: 3:23.18. Matt Nickels (Sr.), Tim Fitzgerald (Sr.), Kevin Conley (Sr.), Matt Blasdel (Sr.). Orange County and Sea View League winners, third in Southern Section Division II.

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Cory Johnson

High Jump

Los Alamitos, Jr.

Best height: 7-0. Three-time Orange County champion was seventh at Masters meet.

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Ben Cater

Long Jump

Foothill, Sr.

Best distance: 22-10. Fourth in Southern Section Division II, won Century League title.

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Mike Alvidrez

Triple Jump

El Modena, Sr.

Best distance: 45-0 1/4. Century League winner, posted county's farthest jump of the season.

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Nate Fox

Pole Vault

Edison, Sr.

Best height: 16-1. Masters meet champion finished second at the state meet.

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Brodie Reiderich

Shotput

Edison, Sr.

Best distance: 56-3 1/4. County champion finished eighth at the state meet.

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Sean Jarne

Discus

Esperanza, Sr.

Best distance: 176-2. Third at Masters meet and Southern Section Division I finals, ninth at state meet.

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