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Mt. SAC Men's Track and Field team represented well at SoCal Regional Prelims, several athletes advance

(Riverside, CA) Thirteen Mt. SAC men's track and field athletes came away from the California Community College Athletic Association Southern Region Prelims on Saturday at Riverside City College with spots in the upcoming Southern California Championships.


Athletes who finished in the top six for field events and the top four in track events at the prelims earned berths in the regional championships at Riverside on Saturday, May 11.


Here's a list of qualifying and noteworthy performances by Mounties from the men's team:



800-meter run:

4th       Phillip Rocha (1:59.54)*

6th       Adan Castellanos (1:57.24)


1,500-meter run:

1st       Chris Weiland (3:58.59)*

3rd       Isaiah Wilson (4:01.26)*


10,000-meter run:

1st       Salvador Capetillo (31:53.66)*

5th       Jose Melchor (32:35.54)

7th       Luis Huerta (32:41.89)


110-meter hurdles:

1st       Leroy Williams IV (14.46 seconds)*

7th       Justin Minor (15.30 seconds)


400-meter hurdles:

9th       Aaron Mahlow (56.08 seconds)


3,000-meter steeplechase:

2nd      Colby Pena (9:46.36)*

4th       Rocha (9:50.13)*

5th       Joseluis Pluma (9:39.09)


4x100 relay:

8th       Jonathan Jackson-Williams, Azad Arnaud, Brandon Chau, Gregory Hennes (43.40 seconds)


4x400 relay:

3rd       Hennes, Robert Taft, Rocha, Travion Phillips (3:20.88)*



High jump:

T-1st    Phillips (1.90 meters)*

T-1st    Shallamar Poole (1.90 meters)*


Pole vault:

2nd      Nathaniel Carranza (4.30 meters)*


Triple jump:

5th       Isaiah Mitchell (13.79 meters)*



1st       Andrew Aguilar (5,909 points)*


* Qualified for Southern California Championships