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Track and field wrapping up competition

Earl Parsons

The Bakersfield College women’s track and field team remains undefeated going into the Antelope Valley Invitational on April 13, while the men’s team has three losses so far.
Annikia Jackson qualified for the California state heptathlon after her performance at the Southern California heptathlon on March 20 and 21 at Cerritos College.
At the Cougar Invitational on April 5, which was held at College of the Canyons, Jackson finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 15.42 seconds.
Brandon Bowens finished seventh in the 110-meter hurdles in 15.54.
Clarissa Rivera finished the 1,500-meter race in 5 minutes and 3.26 seconds to earn fifth place. Jill Unruh finished in third place in the 800-meter race in 2:23.22.
Adam Nesbitt placed fifth in the men’s shot put event with a throw of 45 feet, 6 inches.
No team scores were recorded for this event.
After the Antelope Valley Invitational on April 13, the Western State Conference preliminary events will be held at College of the Canyons on April 20 and 21 at noon.
The WSC finals will be held a week later, at 2 p.m. April 28 at BC’s Memorial Stadium.
Southern California prelims will be held at UC San Diego on May 5, and then the finals will also be at UCSD on May 12.
Those who qualify from the Southern California finals will move on to the California state meet, which will be held May 18 and 19 in San Mateo.

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