Arcadia Invitational 2018

Arcadia, CA


Workout of a State Champion: Liam Anderson Apr 04, 2019

MileSplitCA visited with some of the returning CIF-State Track and Field champions for the purpose of filming a regular practice to produce a series of videos we are calling 'Workout of a State Champion.'

Salute To Seniors: Andy Ference Joins The Vols May 15, 2018

For our first Salute To Seniors article, we caught up with Andy Ference of the Salpointe Lancers for a look back at his career highlights before he leaves for the University of Tennessee.

Girls 800m - Alyssa Brewer highlights Apr 12, 2018

Alyssa Brewer is a two-time CIF-State champion in the 800 meters and on Saturday at the 51st Arcadia Invitational, she showed why, churning through the two-lap race to her second consecutive Arcadia title in a time that was just over her US #2 time (2:08.99) in a race that produced three of the top 11 times in CA and had runner-up Jana Shawver and third pace Brooke Manson post the Nos. 8 and 12 times, respectively, in the US. Brewer, a senior at San Ramon California HS, recently committed to USC.

Girls Discus - Invitational clips US #6 & 7 Apr 09, 2018

Clips from the top flight of the invitational girls discus at the 51st Arcadia Invitational. Included are throws from Makayla Kelby, runner-up Erica Grotegeer, plus Faith Bender, Natalie Ramirez, Jocelynn Budwig, Hannah Hall, Samantha Ponds and Krissy Smoot. Kelby, from Lees Summit West in Missouri - outside of Kansas City - was the winner (168-06; MO #1, US #6) with Grotegeer, a senior from Wheatland HS - just north of Sacramento - 2nd (166-05; CA #1, US #7) and Bender, the freshman from Bakersfield Liberty third (160-02; US #14).Post-event interviews from the Invitational Girls Discus Throw at ArcadiaMakayla KelbyErica GrotegeerNatalie Ramirez

Girls 3200 -Katelynne Hart (10:02.56) US #1-3 Apr 09, 2018

Katelynne Hart, a sophomore from Glenbard West HS in Glen Ellyn, Illinois - just outside of Chicago - runs US #1 time in the Invitational 3,200m at the 51st Arcadia Invitational. Her 10:02.56 PR led a parade of top-10 U.S. times, including the top three: 2. Mariah Castillo (Saugus) 10:09.12, 3. Gillian Wagner (Redwood) 10:14.11. The others: 5. Haley Herberg (Capistrano Valley) 10:18.93, 6. Camila Noe (Bozeman, MT) 10:18.99; 8 Corie Smith (Buchanan) 10:21.51, 9. Kristin Fahy (La Costa Canyon) 10:22.53.

Boys PV - Guttormsen 18-2.5, jumps at 18-5 Apr 09, 2018

Sondre Guttormsen broke the CA state record with an 18-feet 2.50-inch clearance in the pole vault on Saturday night to win the 51st Arcadia Invitational. Guttormsen, from Davis Senior High and Norway, also broke the Norwegian Junior National record. Here's a post-event interview with Guttormsen.

Oak Ridge Girls DMR - US #1 (11:42.85) Apr 09, 2018

With Maddy Denner running 4:44 on the anchor leg, the Oak Ridge girls distance medley relay team posted the fastest time in the U.S., 11:42.85, to win at the 51st Arcadia Invitational. The team included strong lead leg from Maddy's twin sister Elena, and middle legs from junior Chloe Taylor and freshman Abby Fletcher.