May 13, 2009 > Milpitas junior wins three events at SCVAL track meet
Milpitas junior wins three events at SCVAL track meet
By Biff Jones
Milpitas High School placed third with 73 points in the 2009 Santa Clara Valley Athletic League, De Anza Division boy's track championships last Thursday, May 7, at Los Gatos High School.
Third place finish was mainly because junior Winton Nguyen. Nguyen won the 200 with a time of 22.44; the 400 in 49.95; and the triple jump with a distance of 42 feet, 5.5 inches. Winton Nguyen's teammates Kevin Nguyen and Mikhail Yanogacio also placed second and third respectively in the triple jump with distances of 42 feet, 2.75 inches and 42 feet, 2 inches.
Other Trojan track and field team members to place in the top three of an event were Francisco Higoy, third in the 110M hurdles with a time of 15.99; Lemaki Musika, second in the 12-pound shot put with a throw of 45 feet, 5 inches; and Viet Duog, third in the discus with a throw of 130 feet, 6 inches.
Mipitas' women placed sixth out of seven teams with 26 points. Trojan women in the top three of an event were Melins Shak, third in the 800 with a time of 2.18.96; Jenny Bennett, third in the 100M hurdles, with a time of 16.33; Bennet, third in the 300M hurdles, time 48.17; and Michelle Len, third in the discus, throw of 109 feet.