Arcadia Preview

The national Arcadia Invitational, featuring athletes from over thirty states and most of the best from the Southern Section, gets going today at the SGV’s Arcadia High School.

The meet has grown over the years by offering an increasing number of spots on Friday and during the day on Saturday, but the best action remains in the Saturday night meet, where 6 SGV boys and relays will compete along with 3 girls.

Of special note on the boys side, Arroyo senior Noah Hibbard will look to follow up his State-leading mile win at the Distance Meet of Champions with a top finish in the loaded 3200, while Bonita’s Jocelyn Hipwell will bring her recent 5-08 high jump effort to the loaded event. Here are all the local competitors…

SGV Night Meet Boys

  • 1600 Seeded – Jacob Moran (Sr, Claremont)
  • 800 Invite – Kai Dettmann (Sr, South Pasadena)
  • 3200 Invite – Noah Hibbard (Sr, Arroyo)
  • DMR – Claremont
  • Triple Jump – Tianhao Wei (Jr, South Pasadena)
  • High Jump – Kailen Smith (Sr, Diamond Bar

SGV Night Meet Girls

  • 400 Seeded – Alisha Wilson (So, Bonita)
  • Mile Invite – Audrey Suarez (So, Mayfield)
  • High Jump – Jocelyn Hipwell (Sr, Bonita)

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