M. Track & Field: Early season meet nets solid results

Falcons turn in solid marks at Ron Kamaka Invitational
Falcons turn in solid marks at Ron Kamaka Invitational

Still in the early part of their season, the Cerritos College men's track and field team turned in some solid marks at the Ron Kamaka Invitational at Mt. San Antonio College on Saturday. The Falcons will continue their season next weekend at the Cal State Long Beach Invitational.

In the sprinting events, freshman Sebastian Lopez (Downey HS) placed sixth in the 100 meters with a time of 10.96, while sophomore Jordan Crowdus (Cabrillo HS) posted a fifth place time of 22.07 in the 200 meters. Freshman Anthony Hines (Long Beach Poly HS) came in sixth place in the 110-meter HH with a time of 16.55, while the tandem of freshman Elijah Jones (Long Beach Jordan HS) and sophomore Willie Hall (Long Beach Poly HS/Long Beach CC) posted respective times of 58.11 and 58.98 to finish in fourth and fifth places.

The 4x400-meter relay team of Crowdus, Caleb Dunomes (Long Beach Poly HS), Konnor Handy (St. John Bosco HS) and Jones were clocked in 3:23.95, which earned them a third place result. In the 3000 meter distance race, Joshua Melendez (St. Paul HS) and Robert Guerrero (Long Beach Poly HS) finished at the top of the leader board, with respective times of 8:54.51 and 8:57.61, which put them in fourth and fifth places. 

In the thorwing events, sophomore Daniel Chavez (Los Alamitos HS) recorded a fourth place shot put distance of 12.20 meters, while Damian Salas (Garfield HS) came in seventh place at 11.26 meters.

Below is a list of Falcon athletes that finished in the Top 20 of their respective events.

Sebastian Lopez 100 Meters 10.96 6th Place
Kal-El Osbey 100 Meters 11.19 19th Place
Jordan Crowdus 200 Meters 22.07 5th Place
Kal-El Osbey 200 Meters 22.54 12th Place
Te'Quan Chatman 200 Meters 22.72 15th Place
Konnor Handy 400 Meters 50.56 7th Place
Caleb Dunomes 400 Meters 51.47 10th Place
Luke Dias 400 Meters 51.89 11th Place
Justin Smith 400 Meters 52.19 12th Place
Noah Addison 800 Meters 2:04.36 11th Place
Aiden House-Ortiz 800 Meters 2:10.57 17th Place
Tyler Villanueva 1500 Meters 4:10.12 7th Place
Jeffrey Chmiel 1500 Meters 4:18.08 18th Place
Joshua Melendez 3000 Meters 8:54.51 4th Place
Robert Guerrero 3000 Meters 8:57.61 5th Place
Anthony Hines 110-Meter HH 16.55 6th Place
Jacob Begay 110-Meter HH 18.12 9th Place
Elijah Jones 400-Meter IH 58.11 4th Place
Willie Hall 400-Meter IH 58.98 5th Place
Jordan Crowdus, Ahmad Diouf, Konnor Handy, Christian Burrell 4x100-Meter Relay 44.26 7th Place
Jordan Crowdus, Caleb Dunomes, Konnor Handy, Elijah Jones 4x400-Meter Relay 3:23.95 3rd Place
Tyler Villanueva, Noah Addison, Justin Smith, Marco Sandoval 4x400-Meter Relay 3:34.23 10th Place
Konnor Handy High Jump 1.70 Meters 12th Place
Christian Burrell High Jump 1.70 Meters 13th Place
Jacob Begay High Jump 1.35 Meters 17th Place
Daniel Chavez Shot Put 12.20 Meters 4th Place
Damian Salas Shot Put 11.26 Meters 7th Place
Anthony Hines Shot Put 10.72 Meters 8th Place
Jacob Begay Shot Put 8.24 Meters 19th Place
Anthony Hines Discus 28.30 Meters 14th Place
Nicholas Magdaleno Discus 20.47 Meters 18th Place
Steven Snyder Discus 18.66 Meters 20th Place
Daniel Chavez Hammer 37.56 Meters 10th Place
Damian Salas Hammer 33.22 Meters 12th Place