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Long Beach Nabs 15 Podium Finishes, Two Golds At CIF State Track Finals

It wasn’t the storybook day that the Long Beach track and field teams were hoping for at the 101st CIF State Championships in Clovis, but the story had a happy ending, as Long Beach Poly and Wilson showed out in the 4x400s to cap a day that saw 15 of the 20 local entries reach the podium.

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Lakewood’s Cherish Washington made it to Saturday’s finals in the discus, and finished 10th with a heave of 140-07. Washington, just a sophomore, made the CIF-SS Masters Meet in both the discus and the shot put.


Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.