Las Lomas High teammates Cimran Virdi and Megan Gemar topped the meet record in the girls pole vault at the North Coast Section Tri-Valley Area championships, with Virdi taking the title by clearing 12 feet, 5 inches at Granada High.
They both broke the previous record of 12-1, set in 2010 by Las Lomas' Lauryann Jiang. Gemar cleared 12-2.
"I really hope I can jump 13," Virdi said. "I've come really close. I've been saying it's a matter of a good day, but the days are running out so I'm hoping to jump it at (NCS Meet of Champions)."
California's Noel Frazier set the boys high jump meet record with a leap of 6-10. He already had a share of the record when he cleared 6-8 at last year's meet.
Livermore's Damariay Drew, a Cal-bound football player, set the meet record in the boys long jump at 23-5ï»¿1/4.
Miramonte's Jamie Fehrnstrom won the boys 1,600 (4:20.65) and 800 (1:55.91). He was in seventh halfway through the 800 before powering forward on the final lap.
"I went into the 800 just trying to PR. I had no expectation to place," Fehrnstrom said.
Heritage's Frank Kurtz, who owns the section's top time in the 400 meters, won that event in 48.76 and the 200 in 22.22. Amador Valley's Matthew Esparza won the shot put (61-0ï»¿1/4) and discus (154-4).
San Ramon Valley's Colin Barber, the state leader entering the day in the boys pole vault, cleared 13-2 -- the at-large mark to qualify for
California's Madison Ricks, who owns the top girls 800 time in NCS, won the event in 2:12.68. Campolindo's Carrie Verdon, who took third in the girls 3,200 at last year's state meet, pushed on the final lap and a half to win the event in 10:48.94. Verdon also won the 1,600 in 4:55.03.
Dublin's Noria Mitchell swept the girls sprints, winning the 100 in 12.26 and the 200 in 25.25. Foothill's Rachel Reichenbach won the high jump (5-3) and triple jump (35-11ï»¿1/4) and Alhambra's Praise Adesida won the shot put (41-3) and discus (140-9).