Waggoner second in California discus final
Here is a breakdown on some Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:
TRACK AND FIELD
COLTON WAGGONER — Yuba College (Yuba City, Calif.), 2014 Douglas graduate: Waggoner placed second in the men’s discus with a personal and school record throw of 177-4 at the California Community College State Track and Field Championships May 20-21 in San Diego. Waggoner’s best throw came in the fifth round, and fell less than two feet short of the winning mark set by Modesto City’s Daniel Roberts, who swept titles in the discus, hammer throw and shot put. Waggoner also placed fifth in the hammer at 170-3.
NICK MAESTRETTI — University of Kansas, 2012 Douglas graduate: Maestretti competed at the NCAA Division I Western Regionals last Friday in Lawrence, Kan., and narrowly missed qualifying for nationals. The junior jumped 17-3¾ during competition that was held indoors due to extreme weather conditions, good for 13th-place, one spot short of the cutoff for the national meet that starts Wednesday in Eugene, Ore.
DUSTY FISHER — Boise State University, 2013 Douglas graduate: Fisher finished 24th in the 200-meter dash (21.09) at the Western Regionals in Lawrence, Kan.
NATHANAEL WILLIAMS — Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colo.), 2012 Sierra Lutheran graduate: Williams finished 11th in the men’s 10,000 meters May 26 at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships in Bradenton, Fla. Williams ran 31:05.14.
ASPEN ABBOTT — Southern Oregon (Ashland, Ore.), 2013 Douglas graduate: Abbott and the Southern Oregon women’s 4×800 relay team missed qualifying for the NAIA track and field national final with a run of 9:28.36 during their prelim race in Gulf Shores, Ala.
KALEB FOSTER — University of Nevada, 2015 Douglas graduate: The freshman catcher ended his season with a .186 batting average (19-for-102) with six doubles, two triples and 12 RBI. Defensively, he had one error in 146 total chances (.993 percentage) for the Wolf Pack, who finished (37-24 overall and as the runner-up behind New Mexico at the Mountain West Championships which ended Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M.
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