The CIF San Diego Division One Prelims saw athletes from across the county competing, with the girls' 4x800m relay standing out in a thrilling race that secured a spot in the CIF Finals for the Poway team.

By the Numbers
  • Alessandra Santavicca ran a blistering 2:23 split in the relay.
  • The girls' 4x800m relay team finished with a time of 9:37.43, qualifying for CIF Finals.
Yes, But

While the girls' relay team fell short of the CIF State Championships, they remain optimistic and determined, focusing on the experience gained and aiming to return stronger next year.

State of Play
  • Coach Ronnie Harris has been actively preparing a group of athletes to represent Poway at the state level.
  • Tessa Buswell, a senior athlete, is determined to top the podium after placing third last year in the 800m event.
  • Buswell recently set a meet record and will continue her athletic career at Brigham Young University.
What's Next

Looking ahead, the Poway track and field team will focus on regrouping and preparing for the upcoming season to strive for more victories and achievements.

Bottom Line

The Poway track and field team showcased their talent and determination at the CIF San Diego Division One Prelims, with a particular highlight on the girls' 4x800m relay team's victory, setting the stage for their continued success and aspirations for future competitions.