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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Siaba, Bolarinwa lead Palo Alto in track and field
Uploaded: Wed, Mar 15, 2017, 2:08 am
Prep report: Siaba, Bolarinwa lead Palo Alto in track and field
Michel-Ange Siaba won two of the three events in which he competed. Photo by Malcolm Slaney.
Palo Alto senior Titilola Bolarinwa was a double winner, taking the girls' 200 (26.31) and 400 (59.13) and the Vikings topped host Lynbrook, 66-61, in a league track and field meet Tuesday.
Michel-Ange Siaba and Kent Slaney were double winners on the boys' side as Palo Alto turned in a 68-59 victory.
Titilola Bolarinwa/Photo by Malcolm Slaney
Siaba, a multi-talented soccer player, also showed his versatility on the field. He won the long jump in 19-9, the triple jump in 41-5, was fourth in the high jump at 5-6 and placed second in the discus at 122-82.
Slaney went 4:32.59 in the 1,600 and 10:16.86 in the 3,200, setting a meet record in the process.