St. Francis senior Kayla O’Brine finished 12th in the discus with a throw of 126-9 at the CIF Track and Field Championships Saturday afternoon.
It was nice to come here and finish my senior year strong,” said O’Brine, who advanced to the finals with a throw of 142-6 in the prelims on Friday.
|St. Francis' discus thrower Kayla O'Brine|
The Elk Grove product was one of three throwers competing in the finals for the second consecutive season. She also finished 12th as a junior and was a three-time qualifier overall.
Stamatia Scarvelis from Dos Pueblos won the event with a throw of a 163-7.
O’Brine, who will compete for the UCSB Track and Field program next year, had a season-best of 147-1 at the Arcadia Invitational. The throw ranked second in the Sac-Joaquin Section and fifth in the state entering the state meet.
She won the Delta River League title and recorded nine first-place finishes over the course of the season. She also finished third at the section meet and second overall at the Masters meet to qualify for the state championships.