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Mounties Finish Second at CCCAA SoCal Championships

Mt. SAC Men's Track and Field
Photo Courtesy of Ken McLin

(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):



800M 5th Phillip Rocha  1:55.10
800M 7th Adan Castellanos 1:56.78
1,500M 1st Chris Weiland 3:56.07
1,500M 3rd Isaiah Wilson 3:58.42
5,000M 1st Salvador Capetillo 14:57.63
5,000M 5th Chris Weiland 15:32.50
5,000M 7th Jose Melchor 15:43.93
10,000M 1st Salvador Capetillo 31:53.66
10,000M 5th Jose Melchor 32:35.54
10,000M 7th Luis Huerta 32:41.89
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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