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Athletes Of The Week

May 23, 2000

Clarence Moore

Cypress, Track and Field

Moore has been plagued by an abdominal pull he suffered early in the season, but he's rounding into form just at the right time.. Last weekend, he won the Southern Section Division II championship in the triple jump at Cerritos College, posting a mark of 48 feet 3 inches. It was the seventh-best mark in Orange County history and also the top county mark since 1994. Phouphet Singbandith of Magnolia set the county record at 51- 3/4 in 1990.

* Billy Clayton

Newport Harbor, Volleyball

Helped the Sailors to two wins, including a five-game upset of top-seeded Marina in the Division I quarterfinals.

* Travis Pendleton

Esperanza, Track and Field

Won the section Division I title in the discus for a third straight time with a meet-record mark of 199-2.

Liz Morse

Corona del Mar, Track and Field

Morse helped the Sea Kings cruise to the Southern Section Division III title with another dominating performance at the section finals Saturday. She won the 400 in a personal-best 55.89 seconds, won the 800 in 2:14.14, finished third in the 200 (25.22) and ran the anchor leg on Corona del Mar's winning 1,600 relay team (3:55.34). Corona del Mar finished with 60 points, 10 points ahead of second-place Sherman Oaks Notre Dame.

* Dana Bethel

Mission Viejo, Track and Field

Won the Southern Section Division I long jump championship with a season-best mark of 19 feet 1 inch.

* Michelle Sanford

Woodbridge, Track and Field

Won the Division II 100 (12.42) and long jump (19- 1/2) and finished second in the triple-jump (38-4 1/2).

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To nominate an Athlete of the Week, call (714) 966-5904 or fax (714) 966-5663.

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