Miners’ track and field teams finish first at qualifier

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Lizzette Campa flies over the hurdles. Marcus Martinez | SMHS

Taylor Woods pushes through.
Marcus Martinez | SMHS

Tylor Montez hustles to catch up his Globe competitor.
Marcus Martinez | SMHS

Randy Verdugo works to outpace his competition.
Marcus Martinez | SMHS

Nicole Primero-Predgo takes off, baton in hand.
Marcus Martinez | SMHS

San Manuel Miner

The San Manuel men’s and women’s track and field teams finished in first place at the San Manuel April Qualifier on April 9, 2014. Seven teams competed at the 17-event meet.

The following Miners women’s team members had first place finishes: Amara Apuron, Andrea Castaneda, Melissa Flores, and Eneida Quintero (4x800m Relay), Lizette Campa (100m Hurdles, 400m), Jade Willard (Pole Vault), Analisa Robles (Discus Throw), Theresa Sweeney (Shot Put), Eneida Quintero (800m, 1600m), Lizette Campa, Esperanza Carbajal, Nicole Primero-Predigo, and Jade Willard (4x100m Relay), and Andrea Castaneda (3200m).

Miners men’s team first place finishers included: Andres Rodriguez (110m Hurdles), Jared Gonzales (300m Hurdles), Colton Stratton (800m), Carlos Salas (Pole Vault), and Michael Sanchez (Discus Throw).

A full listing of individual and teams results from the meet can be found at http://bit.ly/1p7EGb0.

Andy Luberda (917 Posts)

Andy Luberda began writing for Copper Area News Publishers (CANP) in February 2013 after working15 years in Healthcare Financial Management. Andy covers sports for eight high schools. His stories are published in the Southeast Valley Ledger, Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner and Superior Sun. Additionally, he has written human interest stories and business profiles. In May 2012, he earned an AAS in Sports Management at Central Arizona College. Andy is currently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Communication. Andy is scheduled to complete his degree December 2014. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Ill. In 1992, he relocated to Arizona. After a short return to Des Plaines in 1997, he returned to the Phoenix area two years later. He and his wife, Kelli, have three sons – AJ, Kyle, and Kade.


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