Final season cut short for Monterey High track star

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Final season cut short for Monterey High track star

Final season cut short for Monterey High track star


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TO A…. SUDDEN END… WITH THE …. CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC …SHUTTING DOWN…THE FINAL SEASON OF ATHLETICS… FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS. MONTEREY HIGH SCHOOL …SPRINTER…AZJANI MCGILL…. IS ONE OF THOSE ATHLETES. HE IS…A RECORD- BREAKING TRACK STAR…FOR THE TOREADORES… AND – HE WILL NEVER KNOW…WHAT HIS SENIOR SEASON… COULD HAVE BEEN. ### THE MEDALS…TROPHIES …AND RECORD- BREAKING RUNS… WERE ALL RIGHT THERE …ALL WITHIN REACH… OF MONTEREY HIGH TRACK STAR…AZJANI MCGILL … WHEN SUDDENLY…HIS HIGH SCHOOL CAREER … ENDED. 2:49 “I AM STILL IN SHOCK NOW THAT MY SEASON IS GONE.” 2:52 MCGILL … ONE OF MANY SENIOR ATHLETES …SEEING THEIR SEASON …SHUT DOWN BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE HIS YEAR. MCGILL…WAS FRESH OFF OF A TRIP TO STATE… HE ALREADY OWNS… SCHOOL RECORDS…IN THE 100 AND 200 METERS … ALONG WITH A SHARE… OF THE 4-BY-100 METER … RELAY RECORD. MCGILL WAS READY…TO DO EVEN MORE DAMAGE AS A SENIOR… AND THEN…WHILE GETTING READY TO HEAD OUT…TO ANOTHER TRACK MEET… AN EMAIL CAME IN. 6:35 “IT SAID PARENTS WERE NOT GOING TO BE ALLOWED AT THE MEET BECAUSE OF COVID-19. SO OF COURSE, I AM MAD. MY MOM HAS NEVER MISSED A MEET SO I WAS UPSET…ALL MY TEAMMATES WERE UPSET. AND THEN WE GOT ANOTHER EMAIL SAYING ‘ITS DONE. THE MEET IS CANCELED’ 6:57 WHAT THE TRACK STAR DID NOT KNOW THEN. WAS THE ENTIRE SEASON WOULD BE CANCELED… AND HIS SENIOR SEASON …ALONG WITH SO MANY OTHERS’…WOULD COME TO AN ABRUPT END. 14:22 “IN THE BACK OF MY MIND, IM HOPING THIS DOES NOT HAPPEN BUT THIS IS BIGGER THAN TRACK, BASICALLY ….AT THIS POINT, I HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT MY FAMILY. I HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT MY FRIENDS.” 14:45 THERE WILL BE MORE RACES FOR MCGILL. HE HAS BEEN OFFERED… A TRACK SCHOLARSHIP… TO CSU FULLERTON… AND HAS DREAMS OF RACING…IN THE OLYMPICS ONE DAY… BUT SAYS – HE WILL ALWAYS HAVE A SOFT SPOT…FOR THE SENIOR YEAR THAT WAS CUT SHORT. 2:50 NOT JUST FOR ME, BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK OF THEIR SENIOR YEAR AS THE YEAR TO SHOW OUT, WHAT I’VE BEEN DOING THE LAST THREE YEARS, AND NOW I CAN SHOW IT AND IT’S JUST TAKEN AWAY. I FEEL REALLY BAD FOR ALL THE ATHLETES AROUND MONTEREY COUNTY 3:13 ### AZKANI IS JUST ONE.. OF THE AMAZING SENIORS …THAT WE A HIGHLIGHTING. YOU CAN READ MORE… SENIOR SHOUT OUTS… ONLINE AT …KSBW DOT COM… OR ON…THE KSBW NEWS APP. ### THAT

Final season cut short for Monterey High track star

Final season cut short for Monterey High track star

Final season cut short for Monterey High track star

Final season cut short for Monterey High track star

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