ALL-EAST BAY boys track

JA'MAUN CHARLES, Amador Valley, 100 meters, 200, Jr. -- Charles won North Coast Section Meet of Champions titles in both the 100 (10.76 seconds) and the 200 (21.60 wind-aided). At the state championship preliminaries, he set a section-best time this season of 10.66 in the 100. Charles placed ninth in the finals.

DAVID CHUKWU, American, high jump, Sr. -- The Cal-bound Chukwu finished tied for fourth in the state championship finals (6-foot-8 on his second attempt) and placed second at the NCS MOC. At the Mission Valley Athletic League championships, Chukwu jumped 6-10, which was tied for the third-best mark in the state this high school season.

MICHAEL FANCEY, Liberty, pole vault, Jr. -- Fancey cleared 15-3 to lead all East Bay vaulters in the state preliminaries and finished third at the NCS Meet of Champions. His clearance of 15-6 at the Bay Valley Athletic League championships ranked second in the section this season.

BLAIR HURLOCK, De La Salle, 3,200, Sr. -- The Stanford-bound Hurlock capped an outstanding season with a fourth-place finish in the state finals. Hurlock, who also placed second at the NCS MOC, is one of the few East Bay high school athletes in the past 25 years to break nine minutes in the event, which he did at the Arcadia Invitational (8:58.28) and the state meet (8:58.85).


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FRANK KURTZ, Heritage, 400, Sr. -- The Stanford-bound Kurtz won the NCS MOC title and at the Arcadia Invitational, ran the eighth-fastest time in the state this season (47.35). A knee injury prevented him from competing at state.

TYLER OLSON, Livermore, 1,600, Sr. -- Olson won the NCS MOC title and placed eighth in the state championship finals. At the NCS Tri-Valley Area Championships, his time of 4:07.99 was fifth-fastest in the state this season.

CONNER MCKINNON, Amador Valley, 800, Sr. -- McKinnon placed third in the state finals with an the third-fastest time in the state this season (1:51.64), and he also won the NCS MOC title.

NATE MOORE, Castro Valley, long jump, triple jump, Sr. -- The Oregon-bound Moore became the first male to win California state high school titles in both the long jump and triple jump in consecutive years. His winning marks of 51-4 (wind-aided) and 25-83/4 were both national leaders.

MARQUIS MORRIS, De La Salle, 110 high hurdles, 300 intermediate hurdles, Sr. -- The USC-bound Morris won the state title in the 300 hurdles in a personal-record 36.86 seconds. He was also second in the 110 hurdles at the state championship finals with a big personal-record time of 13.68, which ranked fifth in the nation.

MATT THOMAS, Acalanes, discus, shot put, Sr. -- The Sacramento State-bound Thomas won both events at the NCS MOC with section-leading marks of 170-5 in the discus and 57-7 in the shot put. He improved his discus mark to 171-9 in the state preliminaries, and he placed 10th in the finals.

-- PHIL JENSEN