Esperanza High School in Anaheim, California traditionally has outstanding Track & Field teams. One of the strongest parts of these teams has been the shot and discus throwers. This page is dedicated to the Esperanza High School Aztec Throwers. Rich Medellin is the head track coach. Bill Pendleton is the throws coach assisted by Frank Perez and Mike Rocha.
AZTEC THROWING TRADITION
1 NATIONAL CHAMPION
4 STATE CHAMPIONS
19 CIF CHAMPIONS
BEST THROWING FACILITY IN THE STATE
3 Shot put rings - 4 Discus rings - 16 Olympic Lifting platforms
NINE 60' Shot Putters NINE 180' Discus throwers
TRAVIS PENDLETON 200' 3
STATE CHAMP 2000
CIF CHAMP 98,99,00
BLAKE POOLE 4th in State SHOT 2008
GABE LONG - CIF Champ 2003 60' 3"
CONGRATULATIONS TO SENIOR THROWERS CLINT MEYER AND
AMANDA TRUONG ON RECEIVING TRACK SCHOLARSHIPS. CLINT IS
HEADED TO CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE AND AMANDA IS GOING TO
CAL STATE LONG BEACH.
At State Meet- Bronson Osborn State Champion in Shot Put and Discus. Clint Meyer 8th in shot. Jordon Amman 10th in Discus. Amanda Truong 16th Discus.
Three 200' Discus throwers
Travis Pendleton 2000, Bronson Osborn 2016, Matt Gray 2004
Aztecs with Joe Kovacs World Champion Shot Putter
Aztecs with world class discus thrower form England,
Bronson Osborn - Bronze Medal at World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland