Kinoshita, Scheuer lead Folsom at Del Oro Invite

By: Staff Report
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Folsom High’s distance runners had a big day at the Del Oro Invitational, as Mike Kinoshita broke his own National Paralympic Record by five seconds in the 3,000-meter run, finishing in 9 minutes, 24.20 seconds.

Kinoshita was one of a handful of top performances for the distance crew, as Sam Scheuer also had a big day, setting personal-records in the 1,500 meters (4:16) as well as the 3,000 meters (9:05), which placed him fifth. Jake Goodwin had a personal-best time of 4:41 in the 1,500 and also had a good time in the 800 meters of 2:07. Vinnie Morin posted a time of 2:01 in the 800, which was also a personal-best mark.

The 4x400-meter relay team of David Hanson, Morin, Andrew Weis and Blake Shaw posted a time of 3:36, while Tim Scott placed ninth in the pole vault at 12-6.

For the girls, sophomore Muna Alhamad placed fourth in the 800 in 2:24.03 and finished the 1,500 in 5:04. Both times were her best efforts, as she was the top underclassmen in both events.

Freshman Sarah Anderson ran eighth in the 1,500 with a time of 5:07. The 4x100-meter relay team of Chi Okoye, Erin Johl, Katei Park and Jenn Rees posted a time of 54.0.

For the freshman-sophomore boys, John Shaffell placed ninth in the 200 meters in 24.81. For the girls, Katie Bock came from behind to win the 1,500 with a personal-best time by 13 seconds, breaking Alhamad’s meet record in the process.