Division III boys' long jump at the CIF Southern Section
championships at Cerritos College in Norwalk.
Kevin Herron of St. Francis took third in the Division III boys'
200 race and teammate Pat Donovan finished seventh in the 800. La
Canada's Nick Sinclitico was ninth in the Division III boys' shot put
Hoover Coach Greg Switzer retired after turning around the
school's track and field and cross-country teams.
Flintridge Prep's Brett Kanda and Grant Haney of St. Francis took
center stage and dominated the local golf scene. Kanda, a savvy
freshman, and Haney qualified for the CIF Southern California
Sectionals in Camarillo.
Kanda, expected to be the next elite player at Flintridge Prep,
helped the Rebels gain a share of the Prep League championship with
Pasadena La Salle.
Kanda competed in July at the 55th annual U.S. Junior Amateur
Championship in Duluth, Ga. He became the first Flintridge Prep
athlete to play in the event since Jeff Osborn participated in the
2000 rendition in Oregon. Kanda's bid for match play fell short by
one stroke despite erratic weather. He carded a 152 after two rounds
of stroke play. The two rounds of stroke play concluded with a
14-player-for-eight berth playoff.
Haney, a senior, finished third in the Mission League. He helped
St. Francis to two nonleague tri-match victories against La Canada
and Flintridge Prep and earned low-medalist honors in the second