San Diego High's Anisa Bowen-Fontenot, La Jolla's Payton Smith, and Poway's Tessa Buswell set new records at the California State Track and Field Championships, with Bowen-Fontenot breaking both her school's and the section record in the girls 100-meter hurdles.

By the Numbers
  • Bowen-Fontenot won the 100m hurdles in 13.59 seconds, breaking her school record of 13.67 and the section record of 13.61.
  • Buswell won the 800 in 2:06.51, setting a new section record, with Smith setting a new school record in the 400.
Yes, But

The significance of achieving these records may vary depending on individual perspectives and the competitiveness of the field.

State of Play
  • Multiple athletes set new records at the championship, showcasing exceptional performances.
  • The event highlighted the talent and determination of high school track and field athletes in California.
  • Several athletes excelled despite facing challenges like injuries, demonstrating resilience and skill.
What's Next

Athletes may continue to strive for even better performances in upcoming summer meets, building on their successes at the state championships.

Bottom Line

Records were shattered and new achievements were unlocked at the California State Track and Field Championships, highlighting the exceptional talent and commitment of high school athletes in the state.