The Winters High School track team traveled to Colusa on Wednesday, April 18, to compete in a five-way meet against Colusa, Live Oak, Pierce and Willows. The Warriors had some impressive results from all four levels with a few athletes posting two individual wins.
For the varsity girls, it was Molly Moore winning the long jump at 14’8.5” and the triple jump at 29’9.5”. Moore also placed third in the high jump at 4’. Jules Jiminez placed second in the 100 meters in 13.35 and second in the 200 in 29.00. Corrine McKenna won the 1600 in 6:47.51 and placed third in the 400 with a time of 1:20.00. Anne Guidici won the shot put with a toss of 25’7.5” and made the top five in the discus with a throw of 71’5.25”.
For the varsity boys, it was Albert Ramos doubling up with the gold. Ramos won the 300 hurdles in 46.91 and won the triple jump with a personal best jump of 41’2” the highest mark since Pedro Garcia broke the record in 1986 with a jump of 42’5.75”. Kohner Butts won the 400 meters in 51.81. Making the top five in the 200 was Evan Judd clocking a 24.53 for a third place finish and Derek Reyes placed fifth at 25.22. Reyes also placed third in the 800 with a time of 2:23.18 and was fourth in the 1600 in 5:38.59. Wesley Bryan took fourth in the 3200 with a time of 13:11.30.
In the shot put, Avondre Coleman-Tucker placed third with a toss of 35’ 7.5” and Bernardo Covarrubias was fourth at 34’11.5”. Alec Matheson placed second in the discus with a throw of 106’ 5.5” and Coleman-Tucker was third at 101’1.5”. In the high jump Ryan Andersen placed second with a jump of 5’6” and Matheson was third at the same 5’6”. Andersen also took second in the long jump at 18’2”, while Anthony Jimenez was fourth at 17’10”.
Aide Aguilera had a big day for the JV girls winning the 100 hurdles with a time of 19.56 and won the shot put at 25’6.25”. Valeria Ceja took fourth in the shot put with at toss of 22’6.25”. Mallory Layne placed fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 14.53 and was second in the 200 in 29.88. Victoria Banuelos placed fourth in 30.62. Banuelos placed third in the 1600 with a time of 6:30.45 with Cara Baker placing fifth at 6:54.33.
For the JV boys, Kevin Reyes took third place in the 100 with a time of 12.37 followed by Christian Gonzalez in fourth at 12.91. Reyes ran a 26.82 200 for a second place finish. Juan Blanco took fifth in the 400 with a time of 1:04.38. Jeremy Alberg was third in the 800 in 2:27.11. Jaxson Davis took third in the 1600 in 5:34.53 and was second in the 3200 with a time of 12:04.32. Jorge Luis Fernandez placed third in the 300 hurdles with a time of 54.19. Garrett Matheson took second place in the high jump at 4’8”, while Juan Pablo Garcia won the long jump at 17’4.5” and was second in the triple jump at 35’1”.
On Saturday, April 21, the Warriors sent a few athletes to compete in the Halden Invitational at Davis High School and had a few make it to the top ten in one of the toughest meets in Northern California.
Butts broke his own school record in the 400 meters with a time of 50.61 for a fourth place finish and clocked a 2:00.40 in the 800 which is the second fastest time in school history. Jon Lopez set the mark in 1987 with a time of 1:59.11. The 4×400 relay team of Butts, Jimenez, Claudio Reyes and Ramos ran a 3:42.80 for an impressive third place finish, while the JV team of Alberg, Kevin Reyes, Garcia and Fernandez clocked a 4:21.39 for a tenth place finish. Alec Matheson placed seventh in the high jump at 5’5”. The varsity girls 4×100 relay team of Moore, Lizette Bermudez, Katie Rotenkolber and Jiminez made the top ten with a time of 54.88.