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 Jacob Perales.
AZTEC THROWING TRADITION
1 WORLD CHAMPION 2 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
4 STATE CHAMPIONS
25 CIF CHAMPIONS
BEST THROWING FACILITY IN THE STATE
3 Shot put rings - 4 Discus rings - 16 Olympic Lifting platforms
TEN 60' Shot Putters TEN 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 2019 SENIOR EMMA ROBBINS WHO SIGNED WITH LSU TO RECEIVE A TRACK SCHOLARSHIP.
Three 200' Discus throwers
Travis Pendleton 2000, Bronson Osborn 2016, Matt Gray 2004
Bronson Osborn 2016 - 1st place at World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland
EHS 2016 Cal State Long Beach
Aaron Dan EHS 2005
2nd in state Shot Put, 3rd Discus USC
Matt Gray 2004 200' Discus 3rd in State
Katie Laich EHS 2007 UCLA
Sophomore Jeff Duensing 2nd in state Shot Put 2018 61' 7
MASTER'S QUALIFIERS 2019 - MEN'S SHOT = JEFF DUENSING & ADRIAN MORENO. MEN'S DISCUS = JEFF DUENSING & YUSUF HASHEM WOMEN'S DISCUS - EMMA ROBBINS