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Mt. SAC Men's Track and Field Team Represented Well at SoCal Preliminaries

2019 So Cal Prelims - Photo Courtesy of Ken McLin
2019 So Cal Prelims - Photo Courtesy of Ken McLin

(Riverside, CA) The Mt. SAC Men's Track and Field Team qualified 11 individuals and 2 relay teams to the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern Regional Championships.  The finals will be held on Saturday (05/11), at Riverside City College and will determine those advancing to the CCCAA State Championships to be held on May 17th through 18th at the College of San Mateo.

Three Mounties already punched their ticket to the state championships with top finishing places in their respective event, which held finals during the regional preliminaries.  Salvador Capetillo (10,000M) and Andrew Aguilar (Decathalon) both captures Southern California Championship Titles in their respective events to qualify for the state championships, along with Andrew Aguilar (10,000M) who also qualified. 

List of qualifying and noteworthy performances/qualifying marks by the Mountie Men:

* Qualified for Southern California Championships

+ Advances to the CCCAA State Championships



4th       Phillip Rocha (1:59.54)*

6th       Adan Castellanos (1:57.24)


1st       Christopher Weiland (3:58.59)*

3rd       Isaiah Wilson (4:01.26)*

10,000-Meters: (FINAL)

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)*

7th       Justin Minor (15.30)

400-Meter Hurdles:

9th       Aaron Mahlow (56.08)

3,000-Meter Steeplechase:

2nd      Colby Pena (9:46.36)*

4th       Rocha (9:50.13)*

5th       Joseluis Pluma (9:39.09)*

4x100 Meter Relay:

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

4x400 Meter Relay:

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


High Jump:

T-1st    Phillips (6'02"3/4)*

T-1st    Shallamar Poole (6'02"3/4)*

Pole Vault:

2nd      Nathaniel Carranza (14'01" 1/4)*

Triple Jump:

5th       Isaiah Mitchell (45'03")*

Decathlon: (FINAL)

1st       Andrew Aguilar (5,909 points)+


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For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.