Warriors take fourth in track SVL Championship

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The Winters High School track and field team went to the Sacramento Valley League championship on Friday, May 3. Overall the team placed fourth in the championship meet. The Varsity boys placed first, while the Varsity girls and Junior Varsity boys and girls all placed fourth.   “Although we did not win league, the team did well. I was happy with the effort and everyone’s willingness to push hard regardless of place,” said Coach Jules Damey. Anthony Jimenez placed third in the 100 meter with a time of 11.60 seconds. In the long jump Jimenez placed third again with a distance of 19 feet 6 ½ inches. Jimenez also ran the 4×100 relay and 4×400 relay. Christian Gonzalez ran the 100 meters, placing sixth with a time of 12.15 and set a personal record. In the 200 meters Gonzalez had a time of 25.61, placing fourth and also setting a personal record. Gonzalez ran the 300 hurdles with a time of 50.43, placing second. Juan Blanco ran the 100 meters, placing eighth but setting a personal record at 12.27. Blanco also ran the 200 meters, placing seventh with a time of 26.46, also a personal Record. Blanco ran the 300 hurdles, placing third with a time of 52.09. Garrett Matheson ran the 200 meters in 27.16 seconds, placing eighth. Matheson also ran the 400 meters in 1:00.93, placing fifth. In the high jump Matheson competed at the varsity level, having moved up and placed third with a jump of 5 feet 6 inches. Albert Ramos ran the 400 in 54.79 and set a personal record. Ramos competed in the triple jump clearing 41-7. Ramos placed first in both events. Ramos also ran 4X100 relay and the 4X400 relay. Jaxson Davis ran the  800 in 2:19.61 setting a personal record and placed first. In the 1600 Davis ran it in 5:15.39 placing fourth. Davis also ran the 3200 in 13:44.51 placing fifth. Montgomery MacMahon 800 taking fifth place with a time of 2:42.60 and set a personal record. Brandon Colter ran the 1600 taking third place with a time of 5:10.50. In the 3200 Colter took  second place with a time of 10:56.39. This time is a fraction of a second slower than his personal record. Jeremy Alberg ran the 1600 taking sixth placing with a time of 5:32.38. Alberg also ran the 4X400 relay. Ryan Andersen ran the 110 hurdles in 18.41 placing second. Andersen also competed in the high jump, jumping a height of 5-04 placing fifth. Andersen also ran the 4×100 relay. Juan Pablo Garcia placed sixth in the long jump with a distance of 17-1.5. In the triple jump Garcia placed second with a distance of 40 feet, setting a personal record. Garcia also ran in the 4X100 relay and 4X400 relay.   Avondre Coleman-Tucker competed in the throwing events. For the 12 pound shot put Coleman-Tucker threw for a distance 44-5.5. In the 1 kilogram discus Tucker threw for a distance of 129-11. In both events tucker placed first and set personal records. In the 4X100 relay the Warriors fielded a team made up of Andersen, Ramos, Garcia and Jimenez. The team placed second with a time of 46.36, to Live Oak’s 46.25. The Warriors also put a team for the 4X400 relay, made up of Jimenez, Ramos, Garcia and Alberg. The Warriors placed first in the event with a time of 3:59.87.   The Warriors sent members of the team that competed at the Junior Varsity level for boys events. Two of the boys placed well in their events Dalton Shaw ran the 400 in 1:03.17, placing first. In the 1600 Shaw ran it in 6:18.33 placing sixth. Shaw ran the 300 hurdles in 52.98 placing second. Shaw set a personal record in all three events. Carson Mehl ran the 400 with a time 1:06.41 placing fourth and set a personal record. The Varsity Girls did well in their events. Mallory Layne ran the 100 placing fifth with a 14.25, Layne also placed fifth in the 200 with a time of 30.25. Layne ran the 4X100 relay. Victoria Banuelos ran the 200 with a 29.59, placing third. In the 400 Banuelos finished with a time of 1:06.78. Banuelos set a personal record in both events and ran in the 4X100 relay. Natasha Diaz competed in three events. She finished the 400 meters in tenth place with a time of 1:25.91. In the 800 meters Diaz finished sixth with a 3:36.05. Diaz ran the 1600 meters in 7:42.35, placing eighth. Although Diaz did not place in the top five, she did set a personal record in the 400 and the 1600 meter races. Aide Aguilera ran the 100 hurdles in 18.48 seconds, placing sixth. She also threw the four kilogram shot put a distance of 29-09, setting a personal record. In the long jump Aguilera jumped a distance of 13-03, again setting a personal record. Odales Gonzalez competed in the throwing events. In the shot put event she threw 26-10, placing fourth. In the discus event Gonzalez threw for 79-09, placing third. Gonzalez set a personal record in both events. Molly Moore competed in two jumping events. In the long jump Moore jumped a distance of 13-0,1 placing sixth. In the triple jump Moore jumped a distance of  29-11.5, placing fifth and set a personal record. Moore also ran in the 4X100 relay. The Warriors team for the 4X100 relay was made up of Banuelos, Stephanie Angel, Moore and Layne. The Warriors ran the relay in 55.33 placing second, to Pierce’s first with a time of 52.89. For the junior varsity girls Alejandra Junez ran the 100 meters with a time of 15.05, placing third. In the 200 meters Junez ran it in 32.21, also placing third. Junez competed in the shot put event, throwing for 18.65, placing tenth. Junez set a personal record in all three events. Sofia Chavez ran the 400 meters in 1:14.85, placing third and setting a personal record. In the 800 meters Chavez ran it in 3:13.07 placing second. Celeste Garcia threw the shot put for 22-01 placing second. Garcia also threw the discus 52-02, placing sixth. Itzel Rodriguez threw the shot put a distance of 18-4.25, placing eleventh. In the discus she placed second with a personal record of 63 feet. ]]>

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