At the Southern California Championships in Saturday, the Cerritos College men's track and field team finished in a fifth place tie with 28 team points. The Falcons will now send nine athletes to the CCCAA State Championships, which will take place at Bakersfield College next weekend.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Saadiq Jennings (Martin Luther Kings HS), Micqwaun Wright (Paramount HS), Jacob Garrett (Fountain Valley HS) and Tayric Elliott (Long Beach Poly HS) posted a fourth place time of 42.33, while Jennings and Elliott were joined by Darion Blanding (Narbonne HS) and Clay Green (Los Alamitos HS) in the 4x400-meter relay to record a fifth place time of 3:22.22.
In the field events, Bedeiah Togafau (Warren HS) finished fifth in the shot put with a distance of 14.47 meters, with teammate Jorge Bergara (Salesian HS) taking seventh place. Freshman hammer thrower Mason Crane (Corona del Mar HS) earned fourth place in the hammer with a toss of 50.74 meters.
Below is a list of Falcons who competed at the Southern California Championships.
|Cristhian Macias||1500 Meters||4:04.65||10th Place|
|Jennings, Wright, Garrett, Elliott||4x100-Meter Relays||42.33||4th Place|
|Elliott, Jennings, Blanding. Green||4x400-Meter Relay||3:22.22||5th Place|
|Andrew Fowler||Pole Vault||4.35 Meters||13th Place|
|Bedeiah Togafau||Shot Put||14.47 Meters||5th Place|
|Jorge Bergara||Shot Put||13.88 Meters||7th Place|
|Jorge Bergara||Discus||43.17 Meters||7th Place|
|Mason Crane||Discus||38.79 Meters||18th Place|
|Mason Crane||Hammer||50.74 Meters||4th Place|
|Bedeiah Togafau||Hammer||41.65 Meters||13th Place|
|Kevin Puertas||Hammer||41.55 Meters||14th Place|
|Ike Agubata||Javelin||41.12 Meters||18th Place|
|Andrew Fowler||Decathlon||5560 Points||5th Place|
|Ike Agubata||Decathlon||5469 Points||7th Place|
|Chris Oviedo||Decathlon||3659 Points||15th Place|