Congratulations to Nickolas Miller of Clovis North (CS) last week's top vote-getter for MileSplit Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Week.
Nickolas, a senior, roared to an all-conditions state-leading 10.38 (2.4) and a CA No. 3 time of 21.14 (1.6) at West Coast Relays at Buchanan HS in Clovis.
Nickolas received 52 percent of the vote in a statewide poll. Chukwunonso Udeh, a senior at De La Salle (NC), was second with 29 percent.
Congratulations to all athletes whose performances warrant consideration in this weekly poll. And thanks to everyone who voted to support these amazing athletes.
This week, it's all Arcadia Invitational. Below are eight of the top CA performers from the weekend elite showcase. No easy choices, as is always the case in the ultra-competitive Golden State.
Check out the resumes below and then make sure to vote in the FanPower module at the bottom of the page. That is where you decide the top boys track and field athlete of the week.
As always, voting closes Friday at 9 p.m.
WHO YA GOT?
This week's candidates
(listed alphabetically by last name)
Jordan Coleman (Granada Hills/LA) - Jordan, a junior, won his section of the 100-meter dash in a CA No. 1 all-conditions time of 10.36 (1.7) - U.S. wind-legal No. 9 - won the invite 200m in a U.S. No. 13-tying time of 21.01 (1.0), and ran a leg on the 4x100m relay team that ran a U.S. No. 3 time of 40.28. His 100m time ranks tied for fourth in meet history, his 200m time ranks 10th, and the 4x1 time tied the meet record set by Muir (SS) in 1997.
Davis Davis-Lyric (Upland/SS) - Davis, a senior, ran a U.S. No. 7 wind-legal 110m hurdles time of 13.85 (0.5) to win the invitational section in a .20 PR and his first time breaking 14 seconds.
Zachary Fagin (Los Altos/CC) - Zach, a senior, had a U.S. No. 4 wind-legal long jump of 23-9.25 (0.3) to win the invitational section, hitting his winning jump on the sixth and final attempt with a full-foot PR from his previous 22-9.25 achieved on his fifth attempt.
Hilton Green (Buchanan/CS) - Hilton, a senior, had a U.S. No. 4-equaling pole vault clearance of 16-9 to win at the invitational section. His mark, achieved on his second attempt at that height, is a three-inch PR that equals the 10th-best clearance in meet history.
Roman Mendoza (Santa Margarita/SS) - Roman, a senior, won the invitational section of the 300m hurdles in a U.S. No. 12 time of 37.39, that's a 0.52 PR, only his second time ever under 38 seconds, and he is now one of only 15 athletes nationwide to run sub-38 seconds so far this outdoor season.
Aaron Sahlman (Newbury Park/SS) - Aaron, a senior, ran a U.S. No. 1 time for 800 meters of 1:49.07 to win at the invitational section. His winning time ranks second in meet history and is only his second time ever under 1:50 in what he said might be his last high school meet.
Brendon See (JSerra/SS) - Brenden, a senior, had a U.S. No. 4 discus throw of 192-5 for second place in the invitational section, his third time this season and the sixth time in his career throwing plus-190.
Dijon Stanley (Granada Hills/LA) - Dijon, a senior, ran a U.S. No. 1 time in the 400m (45.92, CA No. 13 all-time), and ran the lead leg on the 4x100m relay team that ran a U.S. No. 3 time of 40.28 to win the invitational heat. His 400m time ranks second in meet history and the 4x1 time equaled the meet record set by Muir (SS) in 1997 (CA No. 3 all-time).
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