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Guidry won the invitational 100-meter race at the 50th Arcadia Invitational with a time of 10.34 seconds, the top time in the state this season. Guidry won the seeded 200-meter race, and his time of 21.67 would have placed third in the invitational race. He also helped the Broncos place fourth in the invitational 4 x 100 relay with a time of 42.22 seconds.
Halsey, a senior, had 25 kills, seven digs and two aces in a five-set victory over Santa Margarita, and 12 kills, seven digs, two blocks and two aces in a sweep of JSerra. Halsey is committed to BYU.
Rubio set three school records at the Arcadia Invitational on Saturday. He set records in the 100 hurdles (14.03), 300 hurdles (37.03) and was a part of the Griffins’ 4X110 hurdle shuttle relay that won the seeded race in 1:02:45.
Curran improved on his third best pole vault mark in the country on Saturday at the Arcadia Invitational, jumping a 17 feet, one inch to win the event. Curran previously jumped a 17-0 at the Redondo Nike Track Festival last month.
Beckum held his own against some of the best distance runners in the country at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational meet on Saturday. Beckum finished in seventh place in the boys 800-meter invitational event. His time of 1:54.16 sets him up well for some of the bigger meets directly down the road.
Anderson took first place in the 100 meter hurdles at the prestigious Arcadia Invitaional with a time of 13.59 which stands as the fourth-best time in the nation this season. He led the final from start to finish. Anderson, who has signed with the University of Oregon, won the state championship in that event last spring and is a favorite to repeat.
The Oregon State football signee is also an outstanding track and field athlete. In the day session of the Arcadia Invitational Saturday, Hayes ran the 200 meters in 21.64 seconds, the best time of the session and a personal best. He was also part of the 4×100 relay team that had the second-fastest time of the day session.
Branstetter batted .714 (5 for 7) over two Citrus Belt League wins over Miller with two RBIs and two doubles and a triple. He’s batting .400 for the first-place Blackhawks.
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