Leaupepe’s best mark in the shot put — 40 feet, 7 inches — was set in a meet against Channel Islands in March. She took third in the Ventura County Championships with a throw of 38-11. The 5-foot-8, 175-pound sophomore also set a school record in the discus at 129-10, the mark giving her the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship. Leaupepe also won the discus at the Pacific View League meet. She enjoys watching ESPN and “Make It or Break It” on TV and the “Grown Ups” and “The Hunger Games” movies. Her favorite musical acts are Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas, B.o.B. and J-Boog. She also likes the NBA, including the Lakers, Derrick Rose, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant.
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