South Pasadena High School Hosts 73rd Pasadena Games

PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Triple jumper Jaylen Park

For the first time in its history South Pasadena High school hosted the prestigious Pasadena games track event, one of the elite track meets for high school track athletes.More than 40 schools from all over Southern California sent their best athletes to compete in this meet, which regularly produces some of the best marks in the nation. Star of the meet was Micah Fulton of Pasadena Muir, who generated some of the top times this year in the state. Fulton ended up with 4 gold medals. Many members of the South Pasadena high school track team also participated in the meet, either as entrants in events or as volunteers to help run the meet. Tiger track coach CB Richards was the meet director and coordinated a well run track meet that produced some of the best track marks in California this year and drew a large crowd of fans. Friday’s meet was the 73rd Pasadena Games, which has a history of producing some of the best athletes in the history of the sport, many going on to represent the country in the Olympics.

PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | An athlete from South Pasadena High School races another athlete from Marshall High School
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Pole Vaulter Josh Ng
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | An SPHS athlete leaps in the triple jump
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | SP 300meter hurdler placed second in his race and proudly shows of his medal that he earned for his achievement
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Former Olympian and current Tiger assistant track coach Sheron Nieto Stoddart is shown congratulating meet star Micah Fulton (Pasadena Muir) who won 4 medals on her achievement
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | SP 300meter hurdler placed second in his race and proudly shows of his medal that he earned for his achievement
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Triple Jumper Tianho Wei placed second in his specialty
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Trophies highlighting the 73 year history of the meet were on display
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Pole Vaulter Josh Ng
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Kai Dettman competes in 800M race in which he ran a 1:57.6 personal best against an elite field of runners
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | SP track coach CB Richards was meet director coordinates meet with one of his student volunteers
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Triple jumper Jaylen Park
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Crowd shot of fans in stands at Solari stadium
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Kai Dettman competes in 800M race in which he ran a 1:57.6 personal best against an elite field of runners
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | An SPHS athlete leaps in the triple jump
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | SouthPasadenan.com | Triple Jumper Tianho Wei placed second in his specialty

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