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TRACK & FIELD: Stampede at Sierra
Manteca Buffaloes show well in VOL dual meet
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Manteca's Domenic Favaloro won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.03 seconds. - photo by Dave Campbell

Manteca’s Zion Allen and Alyson Schneider led visiting Manteca in an unscored Valley Oak League meet against Sierra at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.

Allen won the 100 meters (11.15 seconds), 200 (22.44) and was on the winning 4x100 (49.88) and 4x400 (3:45.27) relay teams.

“It was good today,” Allen said. “This was my first meet after coming out from football and I may have tied the school record in the 100 and 200. 

“I wasn’t expecting to go this hard but I feel pretty good. Sierra gave us some good competition.”

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Manteca's Alyson Schneider won the long jump at 15 feet, 11 3/4 inches. - photo by Dave Campbell
Schneider set a personal record in and won the 100 (12.84) won the long jump (15 feet, 11 ¾ inches) and was on the winning 4x100 relay team (51.75).

“Our team came out strong,” Schneider said. “We have been training really hard. We had a lot of PRs and we gave Sierra a run for their money.” 

Ryan Inderbitzin won both the long jump (18-2 5/8) and high jump (5-8) for the Buffaloes. Other Manteca boys winners were Joshua Marlin (pole vault, 9-6) and Joshua Saylor (discus, 110-10)

Winners for the Buffaloes girls were Charleen Madayag (pole vault, 7 feet), Taylor Thomas (200, 27.6), Marcelina Chaparro (400, 1:06.4), Karina Beck (shot put, 31-6), Leilani Rios (discus, 86-4 ½), Addisyn Allen (800, 2:48.4) and Sienna Jones (1,600, 5:19.21).

The Timberwolves Keilana Babauta won the 100 hurdles (18.61), 300 hurdles (52.58) was on the winning 4x400 relay team (4:39.60).

“I feel pretty good,” Babauta said. “Manteca had a bigger team and we came together and a lot of us improved our times.”

Teammate Shomari McKnight had his personal best in and won the shot put (41-5) and was second by 6 inches in the discus (110-4)

“Manteca gave us a run for our money,” McKnight said. I was looking around and it was neck and neck in a lot of events.

“It was a super good meet. I give props to Manteca — I give credit where credit is due — and I look forward to next year.”

For the Sierra boys, Nick Corona won the 800 (2:19.6) and 1600 (5:11.2). Other Timberwolves boys winners were Jordan Rivera (triple jump, 37-4 5/8), Vincent Cruz (400, 54.12) and Brendan Alson (3200, 12:16.7). 

Sierra’s Macey Allen won the girls high jump (4-2).

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Sierra's Shomari McKnight finished second in the discus with a throw of 110 feet, 4 inches. - photo by Dave Campbell