Top shotputters set to compete March 7 at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

Shotputters Jeff Duensing (Esperanza), Aidan Elbettar (Newport Harbor) and Quintin Lyons (Sherman Oaks Notre Dame) are scheduled to compete in the John Godina Elite Throwers event at Notre Dame on March 7.
(Mike Mayer)

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame constructed a new throwing ring next to its stadium and will unveil it with an elite group of shotputters and discus throwers March 7 at the John Godina Thrower’s Invitational that begins at 11 a.m.

Among the scheduled participants in the boys’ shotput are UCLA-bound Aidan Elbettar of Newport Harbor (63-2), Cal-bound Jeff Duensing of Esperanza (66-8) and Iowa-bound Quintin Lyons of Notre Dame (61-1).

In the girls’ shotput, talented freshman April Fontenette of Notre Dame won the Eagle Invitational this past weekend at 39-9.