M. Track & Field: Third place finish for the Falcons at the SoCal Championships

File Photo: The Falcons placed second in the 4x100-meter relays
File Photo: The Falcons placed second in the 4x100-meter relays

For the second time in three seasons, the Cerritos College men's track and field team has finished in third place at the SOuthern California Championships. The Falcons finished the day with 104 team points and trailed only Riverside City College (212 team points) and South Coast Conference rival Mt. San Antonio College, who finished in second place with 110 team points. Two weeks ago, Cerritos won the conference championships with the Mounties coming in third place. Next Friday and Saturday, those who qualified will be at San Mateo College of the CCCAA State Championships. Their best finish in recent years has been a third place result back in 2014.

Below listed in BOLD are the athletes who have advanced to the state championships. Because of A Standard marks and scratches, those entries could change, while others could be added.

Kendall Turner 100 Meters 10.40 3rd Place
Trevor Reid 100 Meters 10.59 5th Place
Daniel Stokes 200 Meters 20.75 2nd Place
Kendall Turner 200 Meters 21.21 3rd Place
Trevor Reid 200 Meters 21.32 4th Place
Christian Shakir-Ricks 200 Meters 21.42 6th Place
Daniel Stokes 400 Meters 46.33 1st Place
Christian Shakir-Ricks 400 Meters 48.10 4th Place
Alberto Serrano 1500 Meters 4:02.74 7th Place
Pablo Calderon 1500 Meters 4:20.27 11th Place
Victor Williams 110-Meter HH 14.23 1st Place
Stokes, Shakir-Ricks, Reid, Turner 4x100-Meter Relay 40.59 2nd Place
Shakir-Ricks, Stokes, Jones, Mahoney 4x400-Meter Relay 3:13.34 3rd Place
Timothy Sloan High Jump 1.95 Meters 2nd Place
Destin Flucas High Jump 1.90 Meters 5th Place
Brian Lanton Pole Vault 4:15 Meters 8th Place
Titus Houston Long Jump 6.99 Meters 5th Place
Titus Houston Triple Jump 14.66 Meters 1st Place
Jorge Gonzalez Shot Put 14.38 Meters 7th Place
Austin Freeman Shot Put 13.08 Meters 13th Place
Jonathan Vaoifi Shot Put 11.35 Meters 25th Place
Jorge Gonzalez Discus 42.22 Meters 7th Place
Jonathan Vaoifi Discus 32.80 Meters 25th Place
Austin Freeman Discus 29.87 Meters 28th Place
Jonathan Vaoifi Hammer 35.34 Meters 19th Place
Austin Freeman Hammer 30.97 Meters 24th Place
Jorge Gonzalez Hammer 30.76 Meters 25th Place
Emmanuel Hernandez Hammer 28.28 Meters 26th Place
Jorge Gonzalez Javelin 40.44 Meters 18th Place
Eugene Leduc Javelin 39.42 Meters 20th Place
Timothy Sloan Javelin 35.79 Meters 26th Place