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EHS Grads Compete In WAC Track And Field Championships
Peter Krumeich, a 2005 Escalon High School graduate, and Amanda Moreno from the class of 2006 competed in the Western Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships hosted by Utah State on May 15 and 16.

Krumeich, a four year varsity baseball star while at EHS, retired his cleats and walked on the Fresno State track team his junior year as a javelin thrower, this season. Krumeich qualified for the finals of the WAC competition, and his throw of 196 feet was enough for a seventh place finish, just one place out of earning points for his team. Earlier this year, at his first-ever competition in this event, Krumeich threw an NCAA qualifying mark, earning himself a trip to the NCAA West Regional track competition, which will be held at the University of Oregon on May 29. His throw of 217 feet placed him fourth in Fresno State's record book. Now, back in Fresno, Krumeich will spend the next couple of weeks preparing for the NCAA West Regionals.

Moreno, a red-shirt sophomore for Nevada, started the Conference Championships on Friday night with a win in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 38:20 and outdistancing her nearest competitor by 20 seconds. On Saturday night, Moreno continued her winning ways by defeating a field of 25 runners in the 5,000 meter race with a time of 17:34. Along with the two first place medals and earning 20 team points for Nevada, Moreno was also voted Outstanding Woman Track Performer of the meet by the WAC coaches.

Earlier in the season, Moreno set a personal record of 16:35 in the 5000 meter run to earn herself a trip to the NCAA West Regional track meet, where she will join eight of her teammates along with fellow EHS graduate Krumeich.