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The Lone Pine Golden Eagles Track and Field team finished its season on a high note as the athletes reached the medal podium three times at the Desert Mountain League Finals, held at Antelope Valley High School the first week in May.
Competing against nine teams, Lone Pineâs Alec Garcia took first place in the 400-meter sprint, qualifying for the CIF championship prelims.
The Eagles womenâs 400-meter relay team, Danielle Escoto, Angela Carranza, Nora Bergesen and Genesse Lucia, took second. The menâs 100-meter relay team, Douglas Moore, Shane Munis, Kelby Hykes and Garcia, reached the podium with a third-place finish.
Munis also tied for fourth place in the high jump.
âAlecâs qualifying win was a huge accomplishment,â said coach Dale Newell. âIt was a fun and successful season for the entire Eagles team. Iâm looking forward to great things next year.â