2016 San Diego Section State Meet Contenders: Field Events

The CIF State Meet is arguably the One True State Meet among all the states of our nation, because ALL of California feeds into a single championship meet - no classifications, no separate sanctioning bodies for independent schools.  Only 3 athletes can advance to the state meet from most of the sections, including the SDS.  Below is a pre-season list of the contenders for those three berths in the field events.  Don't forget to check out Monday's articles on the San Diego Section distance runners!

Girls Long Jump

Favorite: Kaitlin Iwanowicz (Torrey Pines)

Threats: Cierra Steward (Helix Charter)

Wildcards: Vanessa Spizewski (Rancho Buena Vista), Shamar Davis (Helix Charter), Hannah Nealis (Valley Center), Alesha Bond (El Camino)

Boys Long Jump

Favorite: Tanner Battikha (St. Augustine)

Threats: Matt DeRoos (Tri-City Christian), Ryan Thompsen (Calvin Christian)

Wildcards: Evan Perkins (Helix Charter)

Girls Triple Jump

Favorites: Cambria Galloway (Cathedral Catholic), Olivia Nash (Calvin Christian)

Threats: Sydney Barnes (Olympian), Tatyana Simien (Scripps Ranch)

Wildcards: Alesha Bond (El Camino), Nicole Golba (Cathedral Catholic)

Boys Triple Jump

Favorites: Matt DeRoos (Tri-City Christian), Tanner Battikha (St. Augustine)

Threats: Isaiah Harris (Serra), Sean Atkins (Helix Charter)

Wildcards: Antonio Riggins (Olympian), Ryan Thompsen (Calvin Christian)

Girls High Jump

Favorite: Alana Snow (Carlsbad)

Threats: Asia Smith (Mission Hills), Maegan Sutton (Coronado), Izzy Landis (Maranatha Christian)

Wildcards: Briana Kruis (Suntana), Elizabeth Yocum (Valhalla)

Boys High Jump

Favorite: Yaniv Rokach (Rancho Bernardo)

Threats: Nick Heid (St. Augustine), Ryan Thompsen (Calvin Christian)

Wildcards: Jacob Cesare (La Costa Canyon), Cameron Hempworth (Del Norte)

Girls Pole Vault

Favorite: Sara Wagenveld (Calvin Christian)

Threats: Bianca Becker (Canyon Crest), Kayla Meyers (Poway)

Wildcards: Arianna Soriano (Poway), Amy Tuey (Del Norte), McKenna Brown (La Costa Canyon)

Boys Pole Vault

Favorites: Kyle Brown (La Costa Canyon), Skyler Ng (Rancho Bernardo)

Threats: Ryan Thompsen (Calvin Christian), Eli Hamson (Poway), Anthony LaScala (Mt. Carmel)

Wildcards: Peter Temprendola (Cathedral Catholic), Zach Podraza (Scripps Ranch)

Girls Shot Put

Favorite: Laulauga Tausaga (Mt. Miguel)

Threats: Khiya Mohamed (Imperial), Jasmine Gordon (Del Norte)

Wildcards: Michelle Altice (Del Norte)

Boys Shot Put

Favorite: Charles Lenford (Oceanside)

Threats: Colton Clark (Poway), Tanner Miller (El Camino)

Wildcards: Devin Lecakes-Jones (Rancho Bernardo), Ryan Peacock (El Camino)

Girls Discus Throw

Favorite: Kaydence Drummond (San Marcos), Bertha Sola (Morse Senior)

Threats: Michelle Altice (Del Norte)

Wildcards: Laulauga Tausaga (Mt. Miguel)

Boys Discus Throw

Favorite: Charles Lenford (Oceanside)

Threats: Connor Anderson (Ramona)

Wildcards: Tanner Miller (El Camino), Jacob Lopez (Otay Ranch), Ryan Peacock (El Camino), Colton Clark (Poway)