Saturday Apr 28 2012
Rockenbock, Alhamad excel at freshman-sophomore meet
By: Staff Report
Pettinghill ties school record at Meet of Champions, Harsch comes close
With the Sacramento Meet of Champions dropping the freshman-sophomore division, Folsom added a new meet just for that group and held it Saturday morning. Seth Rockenbock had a strong performance, taking second in the 100 meters in 11.7 seconds, third in the 200 (24.07) and anchored the second-place 4x400-meter team of he and Tim Scott, Josh Higareda and Geraldo Flores. Scott also took second in the 110 hurdles (19.89), third in the 300 hurdles (50.95) and fourth in the pole vault (10 feet). Higareda finished third in the pole vault (10-0), while Josh Klaiber placed third in the high jump (5-0), and was fifth in the long jump (16-8) and triple jump (32-5). Garrick Johnson placed third in the long jump (17-6), fourth in the triple jump (35-4), seventh in the 100 (12.09) and eighth in the 200 (25.29). For the girls, Muna Alhamad won the 1,600 in 5:31 and 800 in 2:26 to lead the way, while Katie Bock took first in the 3200 (12:32) and finished second in the pole vault (7-6). Ashley Anderson ran second to Alhamad in the 1,600 (6:16) and placed fourth in the 800 (2:53). Ariana Lewis was third to the line in the 100 (13.43). In the 4x400-meter relay, Alhamad, Michelle Hanson, Anderson and Bock ran a 4:55 and place second. At the Meet of Champions later in the day at Hughes Stadium, Mackenzie Harsch was Folsom?s top performer, as she placed eighth overall in the 100 meters with a personal-best mark of 12.54, the second-fastest time in Folsom High history. Doug Vernon placed sixth in the triple jump (43-1 ½) and 18th in the long jump (19-3). Katie Pettinghill ran 16th overall in the 100 hurdles and tied a Folsom High school record with a time of 16.22.