Reign Redmond, Mykale Mundy picks up speed at City Section foreplay

Carson’s Reign Redmond and Dorsey’s Mykale Mundy were all smiles after looking at the Birmingham High scoreboard to see their final heats times in the men’s and women’s 100m on Thursdays. Athletics preliminaries of the city section. Each ran a time that made them confident for next Thursday’s finals.

Redmond went home in 11.78 seconds. He has little competition except against teammates and is preparing to make an impact at the Clovis state championships.

“I’m really focused on the race against time,” she said.

Mundy set a career best time of 10.89.

“Oh my God,” he said looking at the scoreboard. “Let’s go.”

They are expected to be two of the protagonists of next week’s City Finals.

Another athlete to watch is soccer star Dijon Stanley of Granada Hills. The junior running back looked like he was running during the early part of the 400 before running home in 48.35. Next week he will try to win in less than 48 seconds.

Hamilton’s Jaylen Durham led the qualifiers in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.77. Carson’s Anise Becker ran the 300 hurdles in 48.10. She is only a second year student. Carson freshman Jerald Evangelista led the long jump qualifiers at 22 feet 4 inches.