WHS Track And Field recap: March 30, 2022

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Last Wednesday, March 23, the Winters Warriors hosted Colusa, East Nicolaus, Maxwell and Willows high schools in a track meet. Much like the meets the past couple outings, the Warrior score sheet was filled with personal records (PR).

In the varsity women’s 100-meter race, Viridiana Reyes took second with a PR of 13.5 seconds while Paris Zaragosa took fourth with a PR of 14.2 and Makena Driver on her heels taking fifth with a 14.3.

Meanwhile, Yalitza Luna took fourth with a PR of 15 seconds in the junior varsity women’s 100-meter.

In the varsity women’s 200-meters competition, Viridiana continued her speed-demon ways clocking in a time – and PR – of 29.8 seconds and snagging second. In the junior varsity women’s 200-meter, Mahalia Lanfranco took fourth with a PR of 30.8.

In the varsity women’s 400-meter race, Ava Skinner turned on the burners clocking in a PR of 1:08.6 and taking second place. In the junior varsity women’s 400-meter, Celeste Reyes PR’d with 1:16.7 taking second and Stefany Hernandez taking third with a PR of 1:17.4.

The Warriors stayed speedy in the 800-meter competition with Skinner taking first with a PR of 2:53.2 and Joanna Cuevas taking second with a PR of 2:58.0.

Celeste took home second in the junior varsity women’s 800-meter with a PR of 3:13.3. Ruby Campos took first in the women’s junior varsity 1,600-meter race with a 7:32.8.

In the women’s varsity 100-meter hurdles, Driver won first with a PR of 17.7 while Cuevas and Zaragoza tied for second with a PR of 20.2.

In the women’s varsity 4×100 relay, Driver, Lanfranco, Viridiana and Zaragoza took second with a time of 55.3.

In the women’s varsity four-kilogram shot put, Celeste Garcia won fourth with a distance of 22 feet, 7.5 inches. Meanwhile, Mikenzie Hapworth-Eldridge took second for the junior varsity team with a distance of 22 feet, 11 inches.

Garcia then took third in the 1-kilogram discuss toss with a distance of 58 feet, 10 inches, with Hapworth-Eldridge scoring third for junior varsity with a distance of 51 feet, 4 inches.

For the women’s varsity high jump, Driver took first with a jump of 4 feet.

On the men’s side of the track meet, Luca Navarrete took fifth with a PR of 12.6 in the varsity 100-meter. For the junior varsity men’s 100m, Kenneth Matheson won third with a time of 12.6.

In the men’s varsity 200-meter, Sanders Clark got third with a PR of 26.2. For the 400-meter, Christian Hernandez took home first with a PR of 53.6 followed by Clark with a PR of 59.6. Meanwhile for junior varsity, Eduardo Reyes took first with a PR of 1:01.2 and Tommy Duarte took second with 1:01.8.

Clark went on to take second in the men’s varsity 800-meter with a time of 2:33.7. For junior varsity, Isaac Rodriguez’s PR of 2:44.4 was good enough for fourth.

In the men’s varsity 1,600-meter, Diego Rodriguez took second with a PR of 5:35.2 with Nathan Vigil taking third with a 5:57.0.

In the men’s varsity 3,200-meter competition, Rodriguez took first with a PR of 12:34.0, Alberto Duran took second with a 15:19.4 and Jack Bryant took third with a PR of 19:05.0.

In the men’s junior varsity 110-meter hurdles, Alejandro Cruz’s PR of 19.4 got him first while Duarte’s PR of 19.5 landed him second. Duarte didn’t stop there, however, as he placed first in the junior varsity 300-meter hurdle with a 51.5.

In the men’s junior varsity 4×100 relay, Reyes, Matheson, Cruz and Duarte took first with a time of 50.5.

In the men’s varsity 12-pound shot put, Ethan Demment got second with a PR distance of 34 feet, 8 inches.

In the men’s junior varsity 1.6-kilogram discuss throw, Cameron Higgins got third with a PR of 72 feet, 7 inches.

Bryant took second in the men’s varsity high jump with a 4 feet, 2 inches.

The next home track meet is April 30, and head coach Chris Kayes is eager to find more volunteers to help run it. To volunteer, text him at 530-665-3839 or email at chriskaystraining@gmail.com.

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