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2017 BVarsity All-Area Girls Track and Field

2017 BVarsity Girls Track and Field All-Area

Athlete of the Year

Aaliyah Wilson, junior, Stockdale

Aaliyah Wilson

Aaliyah Wilson, Stockdale

A record-setting season ended with a fifth-place finish at the CIF State Track and Field Championships in the girls 100-meter finals. Wilson set the Central Section record in the 100 hurdles (13.72 seconds) and her time in the preliminary heat of the 100 at state (11.75) is fifth in section history.

Coach of the Year

Dave Lonsinger, Stockdale

Dave Lonsinger

Dave Lonsinger, Stockdale

First team

Zara Anthony, junior, Bakersfield

Zara Anthony

Zara Anthony, BHS

The speedster finished second in the section in the 100 and 200, advancing to state in both events. She also competed at state for the Drillers’ section championship 1,600 relay team.

Cagnei Duncan, senior, Liberty

Cagnei Duncan

Cagnei Duncan, Liberty

Slowed by an illness late in the season but was still the a premier distance runner in the county. Ran a season-best 5:02.58 in the 1,600 and 11:28.65 in 3,200. Will run at Sacramento State.

Iesha Hamm, senior, Stockdale

Iesha Hamm

Iesha Hamm, Stockdale

Was tied for the state lead in the girls high jump most of the season at 5-10. The Cal State Fullerton signee finished seventh at state at 5-6 despite dealing with a quadriceps injury.

Asia Mallory, sophomore, Desert

Asia Mallory

Asia Mallory, Desert

Busted onto the scene in the horizontal jumps in a big way. The sophomore won the Central Section championship in the girls long jump (18-11.25) and triple jump (38-6.5) and at state finished 13th in the long jump and 25th in triple jump.

Shelby Rogers, junior, Liberty

Shelby Rogers

Shelby Rogers, Liberty

After a steady regular season, she ran a season-best 2:17.81 to finish second in the section in the 800 and advanced to state for the second consecutive season.

Mikaela Romanini, senior, Bakersfield

Mikaela Romanini

Mikaela Romanini, BHS

The four-time South Area and two-time Central Section champion finished 10th in the state in the 800. The Cal Poly signee ran a season-best 2:11.55 the in state preliminaries.

Justice Smith, senior, Highland

Justice Smith

Justice Smith, Highland

The two-time All-Area first-team triple jumper was also a two-time state qualifier. She won the South Area title, took second in the section and 23rd at state. Her top triple jump was 37-11.25 at the Arcadia Invitational in April.

Alicia Viveros, senior, Liberty

Alicia Viveros

Alicia Viveros, Liberty

The Mississippi State signee was one of the best throwers in the state. Viveros won the Central Section title in the shot put and finished fifth in the state. She also finished seventh in the state in the discus.

Second team

Caitlin Bailey, junior, Taft

Bryanna Bartlett, junior, Liberty

Alexandra Cholometes, junior, Stockdale

Jaylen Christensen, junior, Independence

Kaitlyn Davenport, senior, Stockdale

Kiara Oliver, freshman, Liberty

Kyra Sales, senior, Garces

Neshara Smith, sophomore, East

Jessianne Solis, sophomore, Highland

Hannah Walker-Banks, senior, Frontier

Honorable Mention

Bakersfield: Aushanay Lawton, Augustine Lerma, Kynnedi McCall

Centennial: Kate Hamilton

Desert: Jacinda Knudtson

Frontier: Seaanna Lippincott

Garces: Jessica Taylor

Highland: Alyssa Cleveland, Kayla Price

Independence: Zaila Jimmons-Clark

Liberty: Amanda Amos, Ellen Palmgren, Nickie Sanchez, Alexa Schacher, Riley Slayton, Hannah Tauchen

McFarland: Michelle Galvan, Dede Salcedo, Brianna Valles

Mira Monte: Rosalva Quevedo

Ridgeview: Raiya Kimble

Rosamond: Sidney Adams, Morgan Hawkins

Shafter: Julia Pitter

Stockdale: Jiana Boston, J’Nise Evans, Mia LaClare, Kassidy Neptune, Kaywanna Williams, Aaleya Wilson

Taft: Bree Johansen

Tehachapi: Lucy Coe

Wasco: Monique Fromenta, Sayra Raya, Valeria Valdez

West: Kierra Thomas-Roberts

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