Allen had the county’s best individual performance Saturday, second place in Division I, at the state cross-
onships in Fresno.
finished the 5,000-meter
course in 17 minutes 42 seconds (fourth overall). Allen changed her strategy and ran a slower first mile, which allowed her to be faster the next two miles; she was 41 seconds faster than the county’s next fastest runner.
* Heather Cullen
Newport Harbor, Volleyball
Serving and defensive performance in regional semifinal keyed Game 2 comeback and eliminated Mater Dei.
* Katie Strachan
Strong showing by No. 2 runner provided difference as Foothill survived Santa Margarita for Division II title.
* Jill Quye
Corona del Mar
Epitomizing team aspect of her sport, Quye’s 19:31 gave CdM five runners in the top 20 and a state title.
Los Alamitos, Football
He may have had two field goals blocked earlier, but the county record-breaker that Kluwe
kicked as time expired, a 60-yarder he had no doubt
Loyola and helped the Griffins advance to the Division I semifinals with a 30-23 victory. Kluwe, who will attend UCLA, also had field goals of 47 and 28 yards, and finished with 12 points.
* Augie Escobar
Villa Park, Cross-Country
The senior pulled away in the final mile, winning the Division II state title in 15:27 over 5,000 meters.
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