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 WORLD CHAMPION 2 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
4 STATE CHAMPIONS
20 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 2016 SENIORS CLINT MEYER AND
AMANDA TRUONG WHO ARE NOW ON TRACK SCHOLARSHIPS. CLINT IS AT CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE AND AMANDA IS GOING TO CAL STATE LONG BEACH. BRONSON OSBORN 2017 WENT TO UCLA.
At State Meet 2016 - 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 from England,
Bronson Osborn 2016 - 1st place at World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland