Dons' Thomas is the king of throws at the MOC
Acalanes High's Matt Thomas (pictured) was one of the standout performers from the Lamorinda area at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions for track and field held at Cal's Edwards Stadium May 30-31. Thomas excelled in the throws, winning the boys discus and shot put to advance to this weekend's CIF state championships in both events. Thomas threw the shot put a personal best 57 feet, 3 inches to win the competition by three and a half feet. He won the discus by more than 12 feet with his mark of 171-05. Other top finishers from the MOC included Campolindo's Brighie Leach (second in the girls 1600 meters), Campolindo's Aidan Goltra (third in the boys 3200), Acalanes' Imani Boggan (third in the girls 400) and Miramonte freshman Arden Creson (first in the girls long jump).