High school sports roundup: June 2, 2023

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com

Claremont High School

Boys and girls track and field

Results from the 103rd CIF-State Track and Field Championships at Clovis: during prelims Friday, senior Benjamin Schulz, who competed in the paralympic division, set a new state record when he took first in the boys 400 at 1:00.36. Benjamin also finished third in shot put, at 9.84 meters; junior L’Mio Edwards placed eighth in the girls varsity 800-meter dash at 2:11.36, qualifying for finals on Saturday.

At finals Saturday, Benjamin took second in the 200, at 00:26.8; L’Mio placed ninth in the girls varsity 800 (2:10.26), and the girls 4×800 relay team of Kaitlyn Smith, Denise Jie Yi Chen, Isla Bulmer and L’Mio took fifth with a time of 9:09.68. Full results are at cifstate.org. Click “live results” at cifstate.org and on the following rtspt.com page.

Denise, a junior, will compete in the girls championship two-mile event at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor beginning June 15 in the at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field in Philadelphia. Details are at nbnationalsout.com.

Benjamin Schulz won three CIF-State Track and Field medals after setting a new state record in the paralympic 400-meter dash at 1:00.36. The CHS senior also finished second in the 200 at 00:26.8, and third in shot put at 9.84 meters. Photo/courtesy Jennifer Armstrong


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