Palisades track & field title helps Dolphins capture fifth straight L.A. City Section Commissioner’s Cup!
By Rich Gonzalez
When Palisades High School narrowly edged Granada Hills for the Los Angeles City Section boys track and field team title last month, it helped affirm the school's athletic prominence within the section.
Now it's official.
The Los Angeles City Section on Tuesday announced Palisades as the overall winner of the annual Commissioner's Cup competiiton, which recognizes the top overall sports programs in the seciton based on postseason success. Palisades topped Granada Hills by a 407.25-to-390 socring tally.
It marks the fifth consecutive year that the Dolphins have earned the crown.
Palisades nicked Granada Hills by a 64-to-63.5 score at the L.A. City Section Track and Field Championships at El Camino College in May, helping secure points in the Commissioner's Cup standings (see scoring table below).
Palisades also fared well in girls track and field, where it placed third overall to Carson.
Earlier in the school year, Palisades finished second in Girls Division 1 and fourth in Boys Division 1 at the Los Angeles City Section Cross-Country Championships at Pierce College.