OAKLAND -- Destiny Smith-Barnett set a meet record in the 200 meters and also took the 100 and ran legs on two winning relay teams to help lead host Skyline High to the girls team title at the Oakland Section championships. The Titans also won the boys crown.

Smith-Barnett, a senior, broke Tania Woods' mark with a time of 24.03 seconds. Woods, a Skyline alumna, set her record of 24.11 in 1998. Even more impressive, Smith-Barnett ran into a headwind of 2.1 meters-per-second.

That mark would tie for fourth in last week's state leaders.

Earlier, Smith-Barnett won the 100 in 11.67, not far off of Rhonda Brooks' meet record of 11.60. That mark would rank third in last week's state leaders.

Titans won nine of the 15 contested events (the OAL doesn't compete in the pole vault) and amassed 229 points, more than twice as many as runner-up Oakland Tech (108). The boys weren't quite as dominant, winning six events and totaling 198 points. McClymonds was second with 155.

Chris Russell swept the hurdles for the Skyline boys, taking the 110 in 15.25 and the 300 in 41.34.

Armand Shyne took the shot put (52-5 ½) and discus (127-9) for the Titans.

Oakland Tech's Ray'ven Sanders won the girls 100 hurdles in 16.12 and doubled up in the high jump at 5 feet, 2 inches.

Freshman Monica Paredes of KIPP King (a charter school that has just started competing in the OAL in track and field this year) won the girls 1,600 in 5:30.86.


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