(Riverside, CA) With 110 points, the Mt. SAC Men's Track and Field Team took second place at the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Championships, on Saturday (05/11). Host Riverside City took first place with 212 points while Cerritos finished third with 104 points.
The Mounties qualified in 18 individual events and 1 relay.
First-place finishes by Chris Weiland (1,500-meter run), Salvador Capetillo (5,000-meter run and 10,000-meter run), Shallamar Poole (high jump) and Andrew Aguilar (decathlon) were instrumental in the Mounties' second-place team finish.
The 2019 CCCAA Track and Field State Championships will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, at the College of San Mateo (San Mateo CA).
Notable finishes by Mt. SAC athletes (* denotes state championship qualifier):
|110M Hurdles||5th||Leroy Williams IV||15.16|
|110M Hurdles||7th||Justin Minor||15.36|
|3,000M Steeplechase||2nd||Colby Penn||9:39.19|
|3,000M Steeplechase||6th||Phillip Rocha||9:49.48|
|3,000M Steeplechase||8th||Joseluis Pluma||10:00.87|
|4x400M Relay||4th||Gregory Hennes, Robert Taft, Phillip Rocha, Travion Phillips||3:18.42|
|High Jump||T-1st||Shallamar Poole||6'04"3/4|
|High Jump||T-4st||Travion Phillips||6'02"3/4|
|Pole Vault||T-4th||Nathaniel Carranza||14'07"1/4|
|Triple Jump||6th||Isaiah Mitchell||45'05"3/4|
|Decathlon||1st||Andrew Aguilar||5,909 points|
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