M. Track & Field: Team wins pair of events at Cerritos Invitational

Men's track & field team won a pair of events at the Cerritos Invitational
Men's track & field team won a pair of events at the Cerritos Invitational

Competing in their final invitational before the start of the South Coast Conference Prelims, the Cerritos College men's track & field team won a pair of events at their own invitational.The SCC Prelims are scheduled for April 23 at El Camino College.

In the 4x400-meter relay, the foursome of Jordan Crowdus (Cabrillo HS), Caleb Dunomes (Long Beach Poly HS), Konnor Handy (St. John Bosco HS) and Elijah Jones (Long Beach Jordan HS) turned in a time of 3:21.70 to outrun the field, while the 4x100-meter relay team turned in the fastest community college time of the day. In coming in third place overall, the quartet of Jones, Sebastian Lopez (Downey HS), Te'Quan Chatman (Fort Myers, FL HS) and  Crowdus registered a time of 42.46. They were only bested by the Calgary International Track Club and Cal State Stanislaus, which included former Falcons Jaheim Williams and Jemar Armstrong.

In the 5000 meters, Robert Guerrero (Long Beach Poly HS) finished in first place with a clicking of 15:25.33, which was over six seconds faster than the second place finisher. The field included 33 total runners, with three from four-year colleges.

Special note: Former three-time Cerritos College state champion Ameer Webb (2010-11) competed in the 100 meters and finished in first place out of 102 entries with a time of 10.35. Webb was the Indoor and Outdoor NCAA National Champion in the 200 meters at Texas A&M University in 2013. Prior to transferring, Webb won the state championship in the 200 meters as a freshman (2010) and the 100 meters and 200 meters for the Falcons in 2011. He still holds the school record for Cerritos in the 100 meters (10.16) and 200 meters (20.33). He also competed in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics in the 200 Meters and placed sixth.

Below is a list of all the Cerritos College competitors at the Cerritos Invitational.

Sebastian Lopez 100 Meters 10.79 8th Place
Te'Quan Chatman 100 Meters 10.86 10th Place
Kal-El Osbey 100 Meters 11.37 42nd Place
Nicholas Magdaleno 100 Meters 12.92 99th Place
George Flores 200 Meters 23.19 32nd Place
Marco Sandoval 200 Meters 24.70 59th Place
Jordan Crowdus 400 Meters 49.95 6th Place
Konnor Handy 400 Meters 50.63 8th Place
George Flores 400 Meters 51.89 17th Place
Dion Taylor 400 Meters 55.01 34th Place
Marco Sandoval 400 Meters 55.61 36th Place
Tyler Villanueva 800 Meters 1:56.57 3rd Place
Caleb Dunomes 800 Meters 1:57.74 7th Place
Joshua Melendez 800 Meters 1:58.31 8th Place
Noah Addison 800 Meters 2:01.13 15th Place
Justin Smith 800 Meters 2:02.67 16th Place
Luke Dias 800 Meters 2:06.61 30th Place
Aiden House-Ortiz 800 Meters 2:07.76 33rd Place
Angel Serrano 800 Meters 2:08.97 35th Place
Kyle Nelms 800 Meters 2:11.64 43rd Place
Shanal De Silva 800 Meters 2:11.82 45th Place
Steven Snyder 800 Meters 2:29.92 61st Place
Joshua Melendez 1500 Meters 4:05.39 5th Place
Angel Serrano 1500 Meters 4:34.37 43rd Place
Robert Guerrero 5000 Meters 15:25.33 1st Place
Jacob Cosio 5000 Meters 16:05.94 13th Place
Matthew Alvarez 5000 Meters 16:45.06 20th Place
Edwin Matias 5000 Meters 17:00.64 24th Place
Juan Ward 110-Meter HH 15.45 7th Place
Anthony Hines 110-Meter HH 17.10 11th Place
Luke Johnson 110-Meter HH 18.02 13th Place
Jacob Begay 110-Meter HH 18.24 15th Place
Elijah Jones 400-Meter IH 57.60 2nd Place
Jacob Begay 400-Meter IH 1:01.93 12th Place
Jeffrey Chmiel 3000 Meter SC 10:47.75 6th Place
Jose Ortiz 3000 Meter SC 12:05.70 14th Place
Elijah Jones, Sebastian Lopez, Te'Quan Chatman, Jordan Crowdus 4x100-Meter Relay 42.46 3rd Place
Ahmad Diouf, Dy'mere Burrell, Konnor Handy, Kal-El Osbey 4x100-Meter Relay 45.45 13th Place
Jordan Crowdus, Caleb Dunomes, Konnor Handy, Elijah Jones 4x400-Meter Relay 3:21.70 1st Place
Tyler Villanueva, Justin Smith, Luke Dias, Noah Addison 4x400-Meter Relay 3:30.19 6th Place
Ahmad Diouf, Marco Sandoval, Dion Tyler, Dy'mere Burrell 4x400-Meter Relay 3:35.00 8th Place
Dy'mere Burrell High Jump 1.70 Meters 3rd Place
Luke Johnson High Jump 1.60 Meters 11th Place
Te'Quan Chatman Long Jump 6.71 Meters 4th Place
Dy'mere Burrell Long Jump 5.78 Meters 23rd Place
Daniel Chavez Shot Put 11.90 Meters 12th Place
Anthony Hines Shot Put 10.82 Meters 19th Place
Steven Snyder Shot Put 7.06 Meters 42nd Place
Steven Snyder Discus 20.11 Meters 51st Place
Luke Johnson Javelin 43.66 Meters 10th Place
Jacob Begay Javelin 33.02 Meters 29th Place
Nicholas Magdaleno Javelin 25.32 Meters 33rd Place
Steven Snyder Javelin 23.89 Meters 34th Place