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Sierra girls win their own track invitational

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Sierra’s Celeste Angulo finished fourth Saturday in the 100-meter hurdles in 19.39 seconds in the Tom Moore Relays at Sierra High School.

POSTED March 5, 2018 1:59 a.m.

Jasmin Correa helped the Sierra varsity girls win their own invitational Saturday while the Manteca girls claimed the frosh/soph championship in the Tom Moore Relays at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.

Correa won the 400-meters (1 minute, 1.24 seconds), 800 (2:36.24) and was on the winning 4x100 relay (52.55) with Raiann Prieto, Jaida Franklin and Danielle Cesante. Other Timberwolves first-place finishers included Megan Oblin (1600, 5:34.46), Jaida Franklin (high jump, 4 feet, 6 inches) and the 4x400 relay (4:32.41) of Cesante, Julia Recker Jeida Lavender and Luisa Millero. 

Recker (100 hurdles, 18.02) and Perla Valdovinos (discus, 92-4) were second for Sierra while Celeste Angulo (100 hurdles, 19.39), Dulce Cruz (shot put, 28-11 ½), Sydney Huynh (pole vault, 6-0) and Miranda Miller (triple jump, 30-6) were fourth.

Lathrop’s Virly Santos won the 100 hurdles (17.77) while teammates Zakiyaa Nelson (100 hurdles, 19.25) and Erielle De La Cruz (long jump, 14-0 ½, triple jump, 30-7 ½) finished third. 

Manteca’s Julianne Eavenson finished fourth in the discus (88-6).

In boy’s competition, Ripon went one-two in the pole vault with Tino Raygoza winning it with an effort of 12-6 and Second Joshua Veltkamp was second (12-0). 

Raygoza was second in the long jump (19-10). Ryan Daggett was third for the Indians in the 110 hurdles (17.25) with teammates Roland Davis (110 hurdles, 17.27) and Chris Cook (shot put, 40-4) finishing fourth and Joshua Veltkamp (long jump, 18-11 ½) finishing fifth. 

Sierra’s Jesse Hurtado won the 1600 (4:45.77). The Timberwolves 4x400 relay was second (3:47.47) while the sprint medley was fifth (1:44.68). Sierra’s Jerardo Salcedo was fifth in the 400 (54.09). 


The Manteca girls owned the relays with Olga Perez, Julia Moreno, Abigail Arias and Kaley Miller winning both the 4x100 relay (53.81) and sprint medley (2:08.67). Perez, Arias and Moreno were joined by Victoria Villalvazo for a second-place finish in the 4x400 (4:45.58). 

The Buffaloes’ Ana Marie Medina won the shot put (28-7 ½). Picking up bronze medals for Manteca were Medina and Malana Sagapolu who tied for third in the discus at 68-3 with Grace Mejorado (high jump, 4-6), Anchaleena James (triple jump, 28-9) and Jayda Jackson finishing fourth in the long jump (12-10).

Sierra’s Judith Okolo was first in the 100 hurdles (19.51) and teammate Madison Wilcox won the triple jump (29-9 ½). Abida Ali was second in the discus (75-0) and third in the shot put (25-9). Sabrina Caldwell (800, 2:50.71) and Madison Wilcox (high jump, 4-4) each finished fourth and Kateltyn Finnicum (100 hurdles, 19.51) was fifth. 

Ripon’s Mallary States won the high jump (4-8) while teammate Reina Sausedo was second in the long jump (14-1). Gianna Brocchini was fourth in the 100 hurdles (20.04) as was the Indians sprint medley (2:10.73) and 4x400 (4:54.20) relay teams. 

In boys competition, Manteca’s Sergio Espinoza, Nathan Schatmeier, Dy’lon Valentine, Jacob DeJesus won the 4x100 relay (47.35) and they were third in the sprint medley (1:45.64). Teammate Dominik Neuharth was fifth in the high jump (5-0).

Sierra’s Holden Fishburn won the shot (43-3 ½) and teammate Axel Rios was third in the 1600 (5:05.13). The Timberwolves 4x100 relay was second (47.53) and the 4x400 relay was fourth (4:00.29).

Ripon’s Aaron Wood was third in the long jump (17-3 ½) and fourth in the high jump (5-2) and triple jump (34-5 ½).

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