Ethan Taub, the Foothill sprinter who has the county’s top 800-meters time this season (1 minute 55.05 seconds), has signed a letter of intent to attend California, he said Friday.
Taub, one of the state’s finest 400-meter runners, participated as a member of the U.S. contingency to last summer’s Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem. After a fifth-place finish in the open 400 meters, he ran a leg for the victorious 1,600-meter relay team.
At last year’s state final, his 400-meters time of 48.99 was good for seventh place.
Don Oliver, a teammate of Taub’s at Foothill, signed Friday with UC Santa Barbara, Gaucho assistant coach Marc Kallick said.
Oliver, who was the 400-meter runner-up at Saturday’s Orange County Championships in the county’s second-best time this season (48.57), also has the county’s second-best 110 high hurdles time (14.7) and fourth-best 300 intermediate hurdles time (39.1).