Arroyo Grande High’s Garrett Weinreich clinched a spot at next week’s Masters Meet after throwing 61 feet, 3 3⁄4 inches in the boys shot put for the Eagles’ track and field team at the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 finals at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut on Saturday.
Weinreich also finished fourth in the boys discus, throwing 164-10, to move on in that event as well.
The top nine finishers in each event, regardless of division, and ties advance to Friday’s Masters Meet at Cerritos College in Norwalk. In the 1,600 and 3,200, the top 12 finishers advanced to Masters.
Madison Jacobs qualified in two events for the Arroyo Grande girls, finishing second in the Division 2 shot put (41-8 1⁄2) and discus (127-9).
Arroyo Grande’s Alex Mero placed third in the division 2 girls high jump (5-3) to clinch a spot at the Masters Meet.
Templeton’s Savannah Camacho won the Division 4 girls 1,600 meters in 4 minutes, 59.67 seconds but did not qualify for Masters. Camacho, however, did qualify in the 800 after winning the girls Division 4 800 in 2:09.48.
Harvard Westlake’s Amy Weissenbach qualified as well, winning the 800 in 2:07.38 in Division 3. Weissenbach, who turned in the top time of the day, has won the state 800 each of the past two years with Camacho second both times.
San Luis Obispo’s Connor Hall clinched a spot in the Masters Meet with a winning mark of 15-9 in the Division 3 boys pole vault, as did Christine Hoffmann, who was second in the girls 3,200 with a time of 10:54.54.
For the rest of Division 2, Arroyo Grande’s Elijah Holt finished fourth in the boys 110 hurdles (14.74), and Jackson Zimmerman was fourth in the boys high jump (6-3).
Arroyo Grande’s Jessica Morosoli set a school record for fourth place in the girls 800 with a time of 2:15.38.
In Division 3, Nipomo’s Brett Kimball placed fourth in the boys shot put (56-5).
Morro Bay’s Ryley Hall placed third in the Division 4 boys pole vault at 12-3, and the Pirates’ Sierra Emrick finished third in the girls high jump at 5-1.