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Mater Dei’s Jump Duo: Sophia Chiaramonte and Bianca James

Sophia Chiaramonte and Bianca James

Sophomore Sophia Chiaramonte and Senior Bianca James are the next two Mater Dei LEAP Squad jumper standouts. Chiaramonte ranks CA #2 for the class of (‘19) in the long jump with her mark of 5.52m, CA #2 in the high jump with her mark of 1.60m, and CA #3 in the triple jump with her mark of 10.90m. James ranks top 10 in CA for the class of (‘17) in both long and triple. (rankings via ca.milesplit.com). This duo has placed in the top three for both long and triple jump in every meet this season including three very competitive invitationals, The Eagle Invite, The South County Classic, and The Laguna Beach Trophy Invitational.

The Mater Dei jumps team aka the Mater Dei LEAP Squad is led by head jumps coach Keinan Briggs. Briggs has been with the program six years and has virtually had the county’s top jumpers each year.

“I am excited to watch what Sophia and Bianca can do this year, we have our goals set but at this pace we may have to add more.” Said Coach Keinan Briggs

Keep an eye on Chiaramonte and James this 2017 season

Notable Lady LEAP Squad Jumpers over the years.

Mater Dei athlete stats as of 2017Photos by Gina Chiaramonte