It was a great day for the Winters High School track team, both as a team and in individual events. The Warriors traveled to Yuba City College on Friday, May 11, to compete in the Sacramento Valley League Championship meet and came home with a lot of gold.
The varsity boys team took the league championship with 151 points over second place Live Oak with 134. The JV boys placed second place with 73.5 points behind Colusa with 160.5. The varsity girls also took second with 147 points behind Live Oak with 175.5 and the JV girls were fourth with 33 points.
Winters had four individuals bring home four gold medals, two from the varsity girls and two from the varsity boys team. Jules Jiminez and Molly Moore both had two individual and two relay golds for the girls team, while Albert Ramos and Kohner Butts did the same on the varsity boys team.
For the varsity boys, Ramos won the 300 hurdles in 46.79 and the triple jump with a leap of 40’3”. Butts took gold in the 400 with a winning time of 53.32 and in the 800 in 2:13.62. Derek Reyes made the top five in the 200 with a time of 25.77 for a silver. Claudio Reyes got the silver in the 400 in 56.53. Jaxson Davis stepped up to the varsity in the 1600 and took second place with a time of 5:27.32 and took silver in the 3200 in 11:49.60.
In the 110 hurdles Ryan Andersen took second place with a personal best time of 16.77. Avondre Coleman-Tucker took fourth in the shot put with a toss of 39’ and was second in the discus at 119’8”. Alec Matheson took third at 118’5.5” and Sam Petersen made the top five at 98’2” all three discus throws were personal bests.
In the high jump, Matheson had a personal best jump of 5’8” for a second place finish and Andersen took third at 5’6”. Anthony Jimenez got the silver in the long jump with a leap of 17’10.5”, while Andersen took fourth at 17’5”. The 4×100 relay team of Andersen, Ramos, Jimenez and Butts won gold with a time of 46.53, while the team of Paulo Leal, Petersen, Luis Sequra and Coleman-Tucker placed fourth at 53.45. Jimenez, Ramos, Claudio Reyes and Butts teamed up to win gold in the 4×400 relay with a winning time of 3:59.75.
For the varsity girls, Jiminez clocked a winning time in the 100 of 13.17 and a 28.87 in the 200 both personal best times. Moore won the high jump with a height of 4’ and won the long jump with a leap of 14’2”. Also standing out for the varsity girls and marking personal best times was Mallory Layne making the top five in the 100 in 14.00 and placed fourth in the 200 in 29.81.
Lillian Carranza took second in the 400 in 1:12.98 with a personal best and Katie Rotenkolber marked a personal best time making the top five in 1:14.45. Cara Baker took second place in the 800 with a time of 3:06.46, Corrine McKenna was fourth in 3:14.42 and Lizette Bermudez was fifth with a time of 3:19.78. In the 1600 Victoria Banuelos took second place in 6:33.72, McKenna followed in third with a personal best at 6:40.23 and Baker took fourth with a personal best time of 6:43.01.
Winters put three more in the top five in the 3200, with Banuelos bringing home the silver with a personal best time of 15:40.92. Baker followed for the bronze in 16:13.01 and McKenna was fifth at 18:47.44 marking her personal best time. Aide Aquilera brought home the silver in the 100 hurdles with a personal best time of 17.91. Odales Gonzalez took the bronze in the 300 hurdles in 59.39 a season record for her.
Anne Guidici had a personal best in the shot put at 26’6” for a personal best and a fourth place finish and took fourth in the discus with a throw of 71’4.5”. The 4×100 relay team of Moore, Layne, Rotenkolber and Jiminez won gold with a time of 54.75, while Moore, Gonzalez, Rotenkolber and Jiminez teamed up to win the 4×400 relay with a winning time of 5:08.71.
Helping the JV boys to a second place finish was Kevin Reyes in the 100 meters, placing fourth with a personal best time of 12.31 and placing fourth in the 200 in 25.77. Garrett Matheson won gold in the 400 with a time of 1:04.95. Jeremy Alberg was third in the 800 in 2:36.87. Alberg also took the silver in the 1600 with a personal best time of 5:44.72. In the 3200 Jorge Luis Fernandez took third place in 13:49.43 followed by Dalton Shaw in fourth at 13:50.20.
Fernandez also made the top five in the 110 hurdles with a time of 19.50. Matheson took fourth place in the high jump at 4’4” followed by Christian Gonzalez at 4’2” a personal best for him. Juan Pablo Garcia took the silver in the long jump at 17’5” and won gold in the triple jump with personal best jump of 35’10”.
Aide Aguilera led the JV girls with a gold in the shot put, tossing it 27’9”, a silver in the 100 hurdles in 17.91 a personal best and took the silver in the discus with a persona best throw of 64’8”. Krystal Garcia placed fourth in the discus at 58’6” and Valeria Ceja was fifth at 57’11.50”.
All stats can be found on Athletic.net.