At the UCLA Legends Meet on Saturday, Cerritos College sophomore Tyler Simpson (Dominguez HS) set a new school record in the 800 meters. Competing in the non-Division I race, Simpson posted a time of 2:12.51, which eclipsed the old standard of 2:12.53 set by Tyrene Webb in 2005. The Falcons, who finished in fifth place out of 17 schools with 131 team points, will now host the Southern California Heptathlon Championships on Tuesday and Wednesday.
In the race, Simpson placed second behind Ericka Taylor of Cal State Los Angeles, while her time would have placed her sixth out of the 25 who competed in both divisions. Also putting in a good showing for the Falcons was freshman Keirra King (Long Beach Wilson HS), who won the 200 meters among the non-Division 1 entries with a time of 24.49, which would have been third overall, while her time of 11.96 in the 100 meters put her in second place. King also finished in second place in the long jump with a distance of 5.17 meters.
Sophomore Amber Hart (Narbonne HS) turned in the second best hammer throw overall with a distance of 48.31 meters (158-06), which was 37 feet better than any other non-Division 1 entry, while freshman Tanya Reyes (Warren HS) finished third among non-Division I entries at 36.25 meters (118-11). Hart also took first place in the non-Division I category in the shot put at 13.31 meters (43' 8"), with freshman Nanati Alailefaleula (Long Beach Millikan HS) posting a third place distance of 12.02 meters (39' 5 1/2"). In the hammer, Reyes finished in first place at 48.42 meters (158-10), which was 12 feet ahead of second place Ca'my Stocker of Riverside City College, while freshman triple jumper Imani Jones (Mater Dei HS) won the non-Division I triple jump with a leap of 11.51 meters (37' 9 1/4").
|Tyler Simpson||800 Meters||2:12.51||2nd Place|
|Rebecca Harris||800 Meters||2:22.12||4th Place|
|Lauren Jones||800 Meters||2:29.28||6th Place|
|Glenn Nance||400 Meters||59.56||5th Place|
|Kenya Owens||400 Meters||1:02.60||7th Place|
|Keirra King||100 Meters||11.96||2nd Place|
|Imani Jones||100 Meters||12.73||5th Place|
|Stephanie Anguiano||400 Meter IH||1:09.25||5th Place|
|Monica Bautista||400 Meter IH||1:11.63||7th Place|
|Keirra King||200 Meters||24.49||1st Place|
|Sicily Moore||200 Meters||26.33||5th Place|
|1600-Meter Relay||4:05.99||2nd Place|
|Jelani Minix||High Jump||1.47 Meters||3rd Place|
|Tanya Reyes||Hammer||48.42 Meters||1st Place|
|Keirra King||Long Jump||5.17 Meters||2nd Place|
|Jelani Minix||Long Jump||4.77 Meters||9th Place|
|Imani Jones||Triple Jump||11.51 Meters||1st Place|
|Amber Hart||Discus||48.31 Meters||1st Place|
|Tanya Reyes||Discus||36.25 Meters||3rd Place|
|Amber Hart||Shot Put||13.31 Meters||1st Place|
|Nanati Alailefaleula||Shot Put||12.02 Meters||3rd Place|