Cesar Chavez Decathlon Team Finishes in 9th Place

Posted by Community Relations Department at 3/28/2012 12:00:00 PM

The Decathlon team finished ninth in the State Decathlon, March 9-10 in Mesa, the highest of the five qualifying Phoenix Union teams, and just edging neighborhood rival South Mountain, which beat Chavez in the Regionals.  Chavez has finished in the top 10 at State the last three years.  Five students scored 6000 points or more, led by Brian Diaz’ 6681, and followed by Liliana Espinoza, Lisa Wong, Jessica He and Jesus Guzman.  Espinoza won a gold medal in Honors Show Prep and a bronze in Honors Show Prep.  She added a silver medal in Honors Speech.  Karla Martin won a silver medal in Varsity language and Literature.  The Champions are coached by William Kibler.