Roundup: La Canada boys' track sends Henry, relay to CIF


La Cañada at Rio Hondo League finals: The Spartans boasted a pair of second-place finishers at Friday evening’s action at Monrovia High.

The 4x100-meter relay squad of Eric Chang, Sam Brown, Andrew Meeker and Jadon Henry finished runner-up with a time of 44.35 seconds to Monrovia (42.01).

Later in the evening, Henry became a two-time silver medalist when he took second in the 100-meter dash in a time of 10.88, which was only behind Monrovia’s Cravon Gillespie, who won the event in 10.67.

Both Spartans entrants earned advancement to the CIF Southern Section Division III preliminaries at Estancia High next Saturday.


La Cañada at Rio Hondo League finals: The Spartans were unable to extend their season beyond Friday evening’s action at South Pasadena High.

Spartans distance runner Colleen Mispagel turned in her side’s top effort when she finished third in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 5:41.77. The event was won by San Marino’s Sarah Linton (5:38.96).

Unfortunately for Mispagel and La Cañada, her time of 5:41.77 missed the third-place at-large qualifying mark of 5:38.14.


Crespi 4, St. Francis 2: The host Golden Knights fell Friday in a Mission League contest at Jackie Robinson Field. St. Francis dropped to 7-16, 1-9 in league.

Flintridge Prep 10, Chadwick 2: The Rebels won their fifth straight game Thursday, earning a Prep League road victory.

Flintridge Prep (13-6-1, 8-2 in league) locked up second place with two games to go and will play at first-place Pasadena Poly on Tuesday, needing to win out and for Poly to lose out to share a piece of the league title for a second year in a row.

Brendan McKiernan had a big day for the Rebels on the mound and at the plate. He finished with four hits, including three doubles, drove in two runs and scored a pair of runs. The right-hander picked up the victory, allowing one hit and striking out seven in five innings.

Flintridge Prep’s Hamilton Evans had two hits, two runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. Teammate Cole Rademacher added two hits, a run and an RBI.

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