CIF State Track and Field Championships - Coverage
Results by Record Timing CIF State Track and Field Championships Heat 1 Preliminaries 1 Poly (Lb) /ss SS Q 1) Tori Myers 12 2) Traci Hicks 12 State Meet: & 6/4/ Serra, Gardena Olloqui, Lauderdale. Pre-Meet Information Available · Tara Davis wins her state titles! Jun 5, California State Track and Field Championship: Running Events. Sunday, October 24, . The result was a book "Highlights of the California State Track Meet " published in This original .. The Meet started at with heats in both sprints, both hurdles, and the relay.
A larger number of quality performers were returning from previous meets than anyone could ever remember.
Hanford won the in and had placed 2nd in the and 3rd in the last year. In addition Unruh was going to run the mile and there he would be meeting Carnahan of Riverside who was 2nd last year. The field events had strong returners also.
Jack Williams of Inglewood, 4th at in last year's pole vault was back. Exhibitions were also held in the pound shot put and javelin.
No heats were held this year and the Meet started at 2 p. Only two State records were set, although a couple others were nearly equalled. More will be said about their performance later.
Three athletes ended with a first and a second place in their specialties to share top scoring honors with 8 points. Junior Hanford Manual Arts won the yard dash in Later in the he placed 2nd to Walter Hanson Concord who ran 51 flat. Walter Floyd Lincoln, LA got his first place in the with Les Eades, the Hollywood flash, had things pretty much his own way in the highs and won by 2 yards in a fine In the lows, however, he lost to Clarence Norris of Santa Maria by about the same margin.
Norris was clocked in The was almost a duplicate of last year but the order of finish was different. However Unruh was not to be denied in the mile where he won in 4: Carnahan of Riverside was runnerup for the second year.
California State Meet Results - to present
Hulsman of San Jose stayed with him up to the 12 feet 6 inch mark, but could not go higher. Herbert Fleishhacker, Menlo weight man, did all that was expected of him. Manual Arts was a close second with However Mason, running the 3rd leg for Manual, came through with a clutch performance and Junior Hanford did the rest, Manual Arts winning with a new National record 1: San Diego was 2nd in both the relay and the team title.
Third was Hollywood with 12 led by 8 points from Eades. Abbreviations for each Section are listed below: Adjustments for hurdle heights were also made. If you would like to "What If" the marks, you may obtain the Excel spreadsheet by clicking on the link. I would also like to thank John E Spalding for his many hours of research trying to locate missing names and marks for the athletes.
Russell, the CIF's official history, says there were four not three sections in the beginning. I've also enclosed the text of my introduction to Bay Area Sports Stars, which explains the Bay Area situation in a bit more detail. Anyway, here are the starting dates for the sections of the CIF, which was formed in March, Football was governed in by the Amateur Academic Athletic Association.
Other games and meets were arranged in a haphazard manner untilwhen competition around the bay was provided by the Academic Athletic League. The AAL provided structured competition for boys in football, baseball, swimming, tennis and track and field.
Basketball was added early in the 20th Century. A few schools offered less formal interscholastic competition for girls in baseball, basketball, swimming, tennis and volleyball.
Teams represented schools, but were not under the direct control of principals, superintendents or elected school officials. There were frequent disagreements over eligibility, rules and finances. InJames E. After a series of meetings, the California Interscholastic Federation was formed in March, Its main purpose was to put the direction of high school athletics in the hands of educators.
The NCS was established in September, Of 70 high schools invited to join, only 15 responded initially. Some needed more time to meet and discuss the new organization. Scores of other schools became members within the next few years. Although several Oakland high schools were CIF members in the first few years after the organization formed, they dropped out in when the Oakland Athletic League was created.
Four years later, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Section was organized.