Will Adaugo Oguejiofor three peat as the 100mH Champion?
Katie Kirst and Taylor Thomas.
The two names in Santa Clarita History have accomplished such a feat.
The Three Peat.
The last being Taylor Thomas of Canyon High School back in 2011 who dominated her competition in the Foothill League Finals by a blistering 15.27.
The unreachable time 15.27 that hasn't been surpassed by anyone in the valley since Taylor did it.
Just how hard is it for someone to three peat?
Well since the creation of the Foothill League from the Golden League only a handful of runners have repeated as 100mH Champions, but failed to three peat. One of those hurdlers are Taylor Thomas who have accompanied the monumental task. Not only did Taylor Three Peat, she also Four Peat caping off a 4 year campaign of being undefeated.
How good are the odds for Adaugo Ogeujiofor?
Well the next fastest hurdlers are Brooke Thompson of Saugus, Seanna Nalbandian of Canyon and teammate Julia Watler of West Ranch High School who all run on average a low to mid 16. On a few occasions Julia Watler has broken into the 15 seconds range, but hasn't done so since freshman year. Brooke Thompson has been struggling since the end of her sophomore season with a hurt ankle, however; Seanna Nalbandian has been looking great coming into the 2016 season. Seanna has ran a personal record of 16.10 just recently at the Canyon vs. Crescenta Valley just last Thursday and is looking at many more improvements her way.
Adaugo Ogeujiofor's chances are great, but she will have to face a few road blocks on her journey to three peat.