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March 13, 2012 > American takes top honors at East Bay Invitational Track Meet

American takes top honors at East Bay Invitational Track Meet

Submitted By Coach Mike Lindsay

Out of 30 teams entered at the East Bay Invitational Track Meet held Saturday, March 3, American High School Eagles Girls Frosh/Soph Team walked away with the Team Championship. Garnering 82 Team Points, the Eagles were clear winners; second place San Ramon Valley gathered 54 points while Heritage (Brentwood) and Monte Vista (Danville) tied for third with 50 points each.

American High won the 4 x 100 Relay (Melanie Tong, Lemi Mochinaga, Mayron Mulugeta, and Tylore Bell), the 4 x 400 Relay (Tong, Bell, Monica Dunn, and Megan Alexander), and was second in the Sprint Medley Relay (Mochinaga, Maggie Chan, Lauren Clark, and Alexander). Melanie Tong placed first in the 400 Meters and set a new meet record in 1:01.99. Kristina Johnson was tops in Shot Put and third in Discus. Shanelle Swamy tied for third in High Jump, Mayron Mulugeta was second in the 100 Hurdles and fifth in the 300 Hurdles, Lemi Mochinaga was second in Long Jump.

All together 10 girls scored points for the Eagles.

Next week American will compete with James Logan on Wednesday, March 14 and are entered in the St. Francis Invitational on Saturday, March 17.

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