W. Track & Field: Cerritos focuses on running events at Triton Invitational

(L-R) Crystal Nguyen prepares to receive the baton, while Megan Feitz competes in a distance race
(L-R) Crystal Nguyen prepares to receive the baton, while Megan Feitz competes in a distance race

With just two invitationals remaining for the South Coast Conference Prelims, the Cerritos College women's track and field team took part in the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego over the weekend. The team will compete in the Cal State Los Angeles Twilight Open on Thursday and then host the Cerritos Invitational on Friday.

Sophomore sprinters Alona Davis (Bellflower HS) and Elena Mack (El Camino Real Charter HS) did well in their individual races, while Mack ran one of the legs of the 4x400-meter relay. Davis posted a time of 12.27 in the 100 meters to finish in 16th place out of 59 entries, with Mack posting a 14th place time of 58.45 in the 400 meters with 43 competing in the event. In the 4x400-meter race, Mack was joined by KeeAnna McCauley (North Fort Myers, FL HS), Crystal Nguyen (Fountain Valley HS) and Jasmine Soto-Castro (Schurr HS) to post a ninth place time of 49.12.

Below is a list of the Falcons who competed in the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego.

Alona Davis 100 Meters 12.27 16th Place
Jasmine Soto-Castro 100 Meters 12.93 42nd Place
KeeAnna McCaulley 100 Meters 13.00 46th Place
Elena Mack 200 Meters 25.64 23rd Place
Jasmine Soto-Castro 200 Meters 27.12 49th Place
Crystal Nguyen 200 Meters 27.49 57th Place
KeeAnna McCaulley 200 Meters 28.39 75th Place
Elena Mack 400 Meters 58.45 14th Place
Crystal Nguyen 400 Meters 1:01.82 27th Place
Ariel Alvarez 400 Meters 1:05.50 36th Place
Kimberly Ibarra 800 Meters 2:36.08 58th Place
Lila Palmer 800 Meters 2:39.63 63rd Place
Megan Feitz 1500 Meters 4:58.88 28th Place
Diana Raya Perez 1500 Meters 5:11.86 54th Place
Delilah Chavez 1500 Meters 5:24.82 64th Place
Leslie Juarez 1500 Meters 5:26.45 65th Place
Evelyn Mejia 1500 Meters 5:27.16 66th Place
Lila Palmer 1500 Meters 5:27.26 67th Place
Claudia Rios 1500 Meters 6:00.69 78th Place
Kailah Utsi 100-Meter HH 17.80 40th Place
KeeAnna McCaulley, Elena Mack, Crystal Nguyen, Jasmine Soto-Castro 4x100-Meter Relay 49.12 9th Place
Andrea Alvarado Triple Jump 10.15 Meters 15th Place
Dimitra Vitogiannis Shot Put 11.09 Meters 11th Place
Emily Ortiz Discus 37.95 Meters 16th Place
Dimitra Vitogiannis Discus 36.81 Meters 21st Place
Emily Ortiz Hammer 37.89 Meters 32nd Place
Dimitra Vitogiannis Hammer 37.73 Meters 33rd Place
Natalie Bailey Hammer 37.60 Meters 34th Place
Andrea Villalta Javelin 36.20 Meters 13th Place