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Versatile Svitek Is on a Roll

April 23, 1999

Junior Will Svitek of Newbury Park High won two events and placed third in two others to help the Panthers defeat Simi Valley and host Moorpark in a Marmonte League track and field meet on Thursday.

Svitek, winner of the intermediate boys' (ages 15-16) decathlon in the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics last summer, won the shotput with a school record of 57-2 1/2 and the long jump with a leap of 20-6 1/4. Newbury Park totaled 72 points to Moorpark's 54 and Simi Valley's 44.

Svitek finished third in the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.9 seconds and in the discus at 141-5 for defending league-champion Newbury Park (7-1, 5-0 in league meets).

Tim Adrian of Moorpark (5-1 in league meets) set two school records in winning the discus in 184-0 and placing second in the shotput in 55-1.

In another boys' meet:

Ventura 96, Dos Pueblos 31--Sophomore Chris Foster won the 110 high hurdles in a career-best 15.0, the 300 intermediates in 43.8 and the high jump at 5-10 to help the Cougars clinch their second consecutive Channel League title in a meet at Ventura.

Preston Biller won the long jump at 21-1 and the triple jump at 39-9 1/2 for Ventura (6-0, 4-0).


Hart 309, Valencia 315, Westlake 327--Jeff Siembieda fired a three-under-par 58 and Ryan Wyman shot a one-under 60 to help the Indians (32-1-1) finish four-over-par in a nonleague match at Vista Valencia Golf Course.

Monroe 213, Garfield 215--Glenn Wright shot an even-par 35 for Monroe in a City 3-A League match at Whittier Narrows Golf Course in Rosemead.


Grant 4, North Hollywood 0--Josh Opos defeated Jason Potell, 6-1, 6-1, to help visiting Grant (10-1, 8-1) win its first Valley Pac-8 Conference title this decade.


Monroe def. Canoga Park, 15-1, 15-10, 15-7--Duke Ta had 10 kills for Monroe (12-0, 9-0) in a Valley Pac-8 Conference match at Canoga Park.

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