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Castillo leads Lincoln at Pioneer Valley League meet

By: Staff Report
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Lincoln High senior J.J. Castillo led the Zebras track and field team at the Pioneer Valley League meet at Placer in Auburn on Friday. Castillo won the discus with a toss of 160-feet, five inches and he will represent the Zebras in the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division III meet in Modesto Thursday. Castillo was also third in the shot put at the league meet with a mark of 44-03. Lincoln’s varsity boys placed fifth as a team at the league meet. Joining Castillo with impressive showings for the Zebras were Todd Hinnebusch (fifth place, high jump), Mark Maslov (fifth, pole vault, season-best 12-07) and Alex Cowden (sixth, triple jump). Heather Felt (fifth, 3200) and Savannah Berkley (fifth, pole vault, personal-best 7-09) led Lincoln’s varsity girls. Lincoln’s junior varsity boys tied for fourth as Matt Probst (first, discus, 120-01; third, shot put, 42-09; fourth, long jump), Stephen Hay (third, 110-meter hurdles; third, 300 hurdles), Travis Miskell (first, 1600, 4:48.9; first, 3200, 11:04.63) and Brian Keck (second, 1600, 4:54.14; fourth, 3200 11:25.95) led the way. Both Miskell and Keck broke the existing meet records at the JV level.