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Girls: CCS champion, WBAL champion; Boys: WBAL fifth place, CCS Scholastic champion
The Menlo girls’ track team bolted through the CCS Championship to take its first section title in program history. The smallest school to ever win a CCS Championship, Menlo
won by 15 points. It all came down to five girls— Alexandra Chan ’19, Charlotte Tomkinson ’20, Kyra Pretre ’20, Michelle Louie ’20, and Lauren Hamilton ’20— who competed in seven events. In the state track & field 800 finals, Tomkinson took second, up from
Five Knights raced in seven events to land Menlo’s first CCS championship
Ayinde Olukotun took second at the league finals in the 200 and 400 to lift the boys
sixth last season, and Pretre was 10th. They are just the fourth same-school duo in state history to finish in the top 10 in the 800. The girls’ 4x400 team, which broke the four-minute mark this season, and Chan also qualified for state. At the West
Bay Athletic League finals, the girls’ team took the title for the seventh time in the past eight seasons. Kamran Murray ’21, league 3200 champion, and Ayinde Olukotun ’20 paced a boys’ team full of young talent.
  From the Class of 2019, 30 student-athletes committed to play collegiate sports. New graduates will be competing in 15 sports at 27 colleges and universities nationwide.

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