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Los Altos is on track to vie for league title

The Los Altos High track and field team is off and running – and chasing championships.

Max Molchanov
Megan V. Winslow/ Town Crier

Max Molchanov of Los Altos High competes in the triple jump March 29.

The boys and girls both beat Los Gatos last week, improving to 3-1 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division.

Mtn. View track star Estell bound for Harvard


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Heavily recruited Mountain View High senior Rachael Estell has chosen Harvard.

Harvard University was just a phone call away – and Rachael Estell couldn’t answer it.

The Mountain View High senior was in class two weeks ago when the number from the Harvard Admissions Office popped up on her smartphone. She so badly wanted to know if her top choice – academically and athletically – was calling with good news.

Estell earns medal in long jump at national Junior Olympics


Courtesy of Hideyo Estell
Rachael Estell proudly shows the medal she won in Sacramento last month.

Rachael Estell returned from what may be her last USATF Junior Olympic Championships with a shiny souvenir.

The Los Altos resident won a medal by finishing seventh in the 17-18 division of the women’s long jump.

Blach relay teams race to titles at league, county track meets


Courtesy of Steve Kane
Blach’s seventh-grade boys 4x100 relay teams – Trace Thompson, Ethan Wolff, Ryan Cambouris and Adrian Cecil – won league and county titles.

Relays ruled at Blach Intermediate School this spring.

The Falcons’ seventh-grade boys 4x100-meter relay team finished first at last month’s Santa Clara County track and field championships, and the girls 4x100 team took third. A week earlier, both foursomes won their races at the league championships.


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