Spoolstra, Mike 19410522 Article California, Bakersfield
JCshotputmark ready to tumble One of the oldest records in the state junior college meet recordbook is a 58-8 & put of the shot by Don Castle of Foothill Foothill in 1963. But it stands a good chance of becoming one of the newest records after Saturday night when Bruce Adams of San Diego Mesa goes after his second second straight state JC title at Bakersfield's Memorial Stadt- Adaras is just a hair short of 60 feet this year with a 59-11 V4 toss, and the SoCal champion will be heavily favored Saturday. Saturday. The only putter with an outside chance of challenging Adams is John Nomis of Pierce, who has thrown 56-2. Lon Sizemore of San Jose, Bruce Brooks of LA City and Marl Murray of Fullerton are just over 54-feet Murray could sneak in for second place. He beat Nomis in the West Coast Relays. The javelin should be an all- SoCal show. The four representatives representatives in this event are nearly 20 feet better than the NorCal. The javelin will count in the team point totals for the first time. Odds-on favorite is Dave Krough of Mt. San Antonio, the SoCal champ with a best of 236-0. Larry Shiveley of Rio Hondo (228-8), Tony Ciarellis of Orange Coast (225-9%) and Mike Spoolstra of Cerritos (221-1) will contend. Leading NorCal athletes is Doug Ladd of Modesto (203-8).