By Fred J. Robledo
Ayala freshman Jaela Williams won three individual titles at Wednesday’s Sierra League finals at Chino Hills High School, winning the 100 hurdles in 14.58, 300 hurdles in 44.96 and taking the girls long jump title in 17 feet, 10 1/2 inches.
Damien’s Jarrett Gonzales, Claremont’s Klyvens Delaunay, St. Lucy’s Melissa Rake and Ayala’s trio of Christian Eagon, Ryan Kent and Ifunanya Gwacham were all double winners to highlight the the league finals meet.
Gonzales, a senior, won both boys hurdle events, winning the 110 high hurdles in 14.68 and 300 hurdles in 37.56.
Delaunay nearly tripled for the Wolfpack, winning the long jump (22-7), triple jump (49-6) and finishing second in the high jump (6-feet) behind Damien winner Robert Prata, (also 6-feet).
St. Lucy’s Rake dominated two girls field events, winning the shot put (36-7) and discus (105-6).
Ayala had a big day with multiple winners.
In addition to Williams’ big day, Eagon won the boys 800 meters (1:57.55), 1,600 meters (4:19.79); Kent took the boys shot put (52-2), discus (162-01); and Gwacham captured the girls high jump (5-01) and triple jump (36-3).
Damien’s Tom Ebiner also performed well. He won the boys 3,200 meters in 9:40.05 and finished second to Eagon in the 1,600 (4:19.90).
South Hills’ Candace Williams won the 400 meters in 58.23 and her teammate, Huskies freshman Danielle Murrietta, won the 1,600 in 5:14.46.
South Hills junior sprinter Shawn Cutkelvin won the 100 meters in 11.11 and was second in the 200 (22.37) behind winner Keawe Tolson of Chino Hills (22.27).