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Golden West Invitational
6/11/2011, 52nd Annual, Prairie City Stadium (Folsom, CA)

Complete Results

Boys 
300 Meter Hurdles 
A Section
4th Caleb Cunha, 12 Fort Bragg, CA      38.29, 3rd All-Time, Now has 3/12 fastest ever 
Cunha beaten by the two fastest 300 hurdlers in then nation and the Georgia state Champ.
B Section
4th Adam Lundquist, 11 Petaluma, CA     40.76

Triple Jump
9th Leith Butler, 11 Fort Bragg, CA     44-0½ +1.9 2011 Prep Best, Series 13.22m(2.3) 13.42m(1.9) 13.08m(2.8) FOUL(2.7) FOUL(2.4) FOUL(0.9)

110 Meter Hurdles
 8th Adam Lundquist, 11 Petaluma, CA    15.06 -1.0  
10th Caleb Cunha, 12 Fort Bragg, CA     15.38 -2.3, heat winner 

Mile Run Freshman
4th Efren Reyes, 9 Santa Rosa, CA       4:44.79

Girls 
400 Meter Dash
3rd Sadia Ibrahim, 10 Santa Rosa, CA    57.48, 5th All-Time, 2nd Sophomore All-Time

800 Meter Run - A Section
6th Dezirae Johnson, 11 Santa Rosa, CA  2:22.83

300 Meter Hurdles - A Section
2nd Kyra Johnson, 11 Santa Rosa, CA     44.06

200 Meter Dash
4th Alyssa Page, 12 Santa Rosa, CA      26.16 -1.6 

Triple Jump
7th Laurel Shepperd, 10 Santa Rosa, CA  34-6¼ +1.0, Series 10.17m(1.7) 10.47m(2.3) FOUL(4.5) 10.01m(1.6) FOUL(2.7) 10.52m(1.0)

Long Jump
9th Laurel Shepperd, 10 Santa Rosa, CA  16-9¼ +1.4, Series FOUL(1.2) FOUL(1.1) 5.06m(1.8) FOUL(1.5) FOUL(2.5) 5.11m(1.4)

Pole Vault
7th Danielle Steffen, 11 Petaluma, CA   10-6 

Submission

Cunha and Butler’s Performances at Golden West Invitational  Earn Them High All-Time Empire Rankings 
Caleb Cunha and Leith Butler finished off the 2010 high-school track and field season with dazzling 
performances at the Golden West Invitational at Folsom High School on June 11, 2011. This prestigious 
Prep Classic has provided the highest level of competition for the best prep athletes in the nation 
for more than  50 years.  Only Prep track athletes with established outstanding marks are invited to 
compete.
Cunha finished fourth behind national leaders in the 300 Intermediate Hurdles with a time of 38.28- 
a personal best that tops his 38.90 previous mark by .62 seconds. Placing first was Jonathan Cabral 
(35.76), the 2011 California State Champ and fastest hurdler in the nation. The second place finisher 
was Arti Burns (36.60 ) of Miami FL, the second fastest hurdler in the nation. Third place went to 
Jonathan Jones ( 37.87 ) the 2011 Georgia State Champ in this event. Cunha got off to a good start 
and ran a smooth race gaining ground on Jones down the home stretch. This mark further solidifies 
Cunha’s top mark in the Empire and places him third on the All Time list for 300 hurdlers in the 
Redwood Empire.  Cunha will attend Claremont/Harvey Mudd next year where he will compete in 
collegiate track.
Leith Butler, a junior, was ranked fifteenth in the triple jump going into this meet. He qualified 
with a 43’ 8” mark, set at the Viking Invitational in April 2011.  He typically jumps in the mid 
42 foot range when confronting the pressures of competing in multiple events and scoring for his 
team. At Golden West he advanced to the finals in a field of 19 jumpers.  He improved his mark to 
44’ 0.5”. His other jumps were 43-4 and 42-11. These three jumps are among the top four marks of 
his career.  He finished ninth in the field. Butler is ranked first in the redwood Empire for the 
triple jump and  fourth on the All Time Empire list for wind-legal jumps. His mark is the best 
triple jump by a Fort Bragg trackster in the past eighteen seasons. This leap moved him past his 
mentor, Oleg Ryabokorovka (43’ 8.75), who just finished competing for Santa Rosa JC and will be 
competing for Sacramento State in 2012. Butler is eying the FBHS record of 45 feet set by Dave 
De Silva. Butler is being recruited for college track.
Lin Barrett, who coaches both athletes, was thrilled with the outcome. “These two young men have 
worked very hard.  They followed the regimen we agreed on and each approaches his event very 
strategically. They are a joy to coach!”

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